The Little Green Book
Beyond Reasonable Doubt: Our Contribution to Environmental Sustainability in the Paper and Paper-Based Packaging Industry

Ten Facts for Your Next Cocktail Party

1 Paper fibres can be recycled up to six times.
2 For every tree logged in managed forests, 3-4 are replanted.
3 Forest certification promotes wood from managed forests.
4 The annual increase of forest cover in Europe is equivalent to more than 1.5million football pitches.
5 ‘The paper industry has eight representatives in the UN’s list of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies, more than any other industry’.
6 Reading a newspaper can consume 20% less carbon than viewing news online.
7 Paper production is not a major cause of deforestation, but actually saves forests.
8 Paper is truly sustainable, with waste fully recoverable ready for recycling into new paper.
9 80% of corrugated packaging is collected and recycled.
10 According to McAfee, 62 trillion spam emails are sent every year requiring more than 33bn kilowatt-hours of energy, enough to power more than 2.4m homes.