Why should I switch my standard paper for recycled paper?
Paper is used across all areas of the business:
Paper is multi-functional;
paper does not mean simply a packet of printer paper. Paper is used for
packaging, labelling, production of various publications, envelopes
etc. The use of paper is wide spread, throughout all services and all sectors. Many businesses
have already implemented a responsible purchasing policy as part of a
wider-ranging CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policy. Recycled paper is undoubtedly an
integral part of this cross-functional approach.
A visible and unifying change:
Paper is the most visible change for employees
and one of the primary environmental concern in offices. Each employee is confronted on a
daily basis with the paper and its recycling; it is at the top of the list of
An approach that can be easily implemented:
Compared to other green approaches
within companies, the move to using recycled paper is easier and more economical
A scientifically endorsed approach:
While agrofuels continue to give rise to
controversy, the use of recycled paper is unanimously endorsed by international
authorities such as the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and
environmental organisations such as the WWF and Greenpeace.
Act for the environment:
Recycled paper has a limited impact on the
environment; it consumes fewer natural resources, its manufacture requires less
water and energy, the manufacturing cycle takes place within a limited boundary
which reduces transportation and CO2 emissions. Recycled paper also reduces the volume of
waste by providing a market for old papers.