The Forest Stewardship Council is the only certification system that requires a consensus solution when conflicts arise between logging companies and indigenous communities.

More than 140 publishers, including many of the world’s largest, have strong environmental policies.

When the goals set forth in the Book Industry Treatise on Responsible paper use are realized over 5 million trees will be preserved each year.

Each pound of postconsumer recycled fiber that replaces a ton of virgin fiber prevents the release of 2,108 lbs. of greenhouse gas emissions.

In 2006, an Opinion Research Corporation poll revealed that 80% of readers are willing to pay more for books printed on recycled and environmentally responsible paper.

Over the course of its lifecycle, postconsumer recycled fiber requires 30-40% less energy than virgin fiber.

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Action Steps

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Whether you work for a book publisher, a newspaper publisher, a printer or a paper mill, you are certain to have noticed an ever increasing demand for environmentally responsible paper, and practices.

Select the appropriate sector to the left  for specific suggestions on how your business can meet these market demands and reduce its social and environmental impacts.
 

 

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