We can all agree that “digital is not going away” – it is very much a part of our world. I’m using it to publish this post. But even in this multimedia, multiplatform world, paper is not going away either. And that’s a good thing. Especially for trees.
Between September 14 and 19, we celebrate Clean-up South Africa and Recycle Week to encourage citizens countrywide to recycle as a means of preventing ‘treasured trash’ from taking up precious space in landfills and extending its usable life as a new product.
Despite an established forest conservation theory holding that tree harvesting should be strictly minimized to prevent the loss of biodiversity and to maintain carbon storage capacity, the new study shows that sustainable management of wood resources can achieve both goals while also reducing fossil fuel burning. The results were published March 28 in the Journal […]
The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) is calling on businesses to change their attitude to paper during Green Office Week (22-26 April) by shredding the misconceptions they have about paper. Day in, day out, we are faced with messages about the harm that paper does to our environment. More often than not, these […]
Ahead of Earth Hour on 31 March 2012, here are a few facts about the impact of digital communications versus its paper counterpart. So next time you need to read a really long document, it’s probably better to print it out. Sir Nicholas Stern, head of the Government Economic Service in the United Kingdom, released […]