The tools and resources to the left are designed to provide the
practical information that is necessary for newspaper
industry stakeholders to minimize their environmental impacts.
To view a resource, please click on the links to the left. Brief
descriptions of some of the key tools and resources are below.
A Brighter Shade of Green: Opportunities for Newspapers in the
New Era of Consumer Environmentalism
A new report that discusses the impacts of the newspaper
industry and opportunities for environmental leadership.
Newspaper Publisher Policy Template: Below are two policy
templates that are similar to what other publishers have
adopted. They share the same core principles but differ
slightly in their scope and specificity. GPI considers both to
be sound paper procurement policies.
Calculator is a tool designed by environmental
defense to determine the environmental benefits that arise from
using postconsumer recycled fiber. It is also possible to
compare the benefits of two different papers with different
percentages of recycled content.
Newsprint Paper Guide is a guide by Conservatree to environmentally sound newsprint papers.
The Mid-Atlantic Community Paper Association (MACPA) has published a blog discussing environmental impacts and the advantages of greening your newspaper.
Newsprint Supplier Survey
US Newsprint Producer Profiles