100% Recycled Paper Solutions. A simple choice for you and your customers. Why do paper choices matter? By increasing recycled content you can save wood, water and energy, and cut pollution and solid waste . . . . carbon footprint of Recycled paper .
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Why do paper choices matter? By increasing recycled content you can save wood, water and energy, and cut pollution and solid waste.
.carbon footprint of Recycled paper
Imported Recycled Paper VS. Domestic Virgin & Mixed Content Paper
The production of CO2 per pound of paper, as calculated by the Environmental Defense Fund, resulting from the entire life cycle of each type of paper:
Material Emissions from 1 Lb. Paper / Shipping from China to US* Total
Virgin 2.83 Lbs. CO2 2.83 Lbs.
40% Recycled 2.32 Lbs. CO2 2.32 Lbs.
100% Recycled 1.56 Lbs. CO2 .08 Lbs. 1.64 Lbs.
Additional impact of shipping finished product is noted using bulk cargo ocean freight. Freight calculation is based on container quantities shipped from port of origin in China to West Coast ports of the United States.
Imported recycled paper reduces CO2 by 42% compared to domestic virgin paper and 29% compared to paper containing 40% recycled material.
.Environmental impact comparison
Data courtesy of the Environmental Defense Fund