Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Paper Factoids: Recycled Vs. Virgin

Compared to using virgin wood, paper made with 100% recycled content uses 44% less energy, produces 38% less greenhouse gas emissions, 41% less particulate emissions, 50% less wastewater, 49% less solid waste and -- of course --uses 100% less wood.

From "15 Facts about the Paper Industry, Global Warming and the Environment" at The Daily Green.

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