Everyone loves trees.
We plant them, we climb them, we take pictures of them–we even hug them.
So it just makes sense to want to protect them!
Trees also help to clean the air and prevent soil erosion, so what can we do to preserve these
gentle giants all over our planet?
The first step is to tackle the top reason
for cutting so many trees down:
The staggering numbers below prove how much paper we still use even in our increasingly
Did you know that in the U.S. alone, we consume over four million tons of copy paper?
The average office worker uses 10,000 pieces of paper each year.
If that doesn’t make you want to take action, we don’t know what will.
We all know that people will probably never stop using paper for a variety of reasons.
Although e-readers have entered the market, most of us still enjoy the tactile sensation
of turning a page, or the smell of ink while we read our newspapers.
So, let’s employ some simple, yet highly-effective ways to use paper more efficiently.
The infographic below has broken it down into easily digestible pieces–from purchasing
and storage, to copying and printing, to disposing and recycling.
With simple reduce, reuse
and recycle tactics,
reducing paper consumption
help the environment.
Even the big guys are taking steps to reduce their paper impact.
The results are surprisingly economical, too.
Find out what companies like Bank of America and Tastefully Simple are doing to limit paper
consumption, as well as the shocking amount of cash they are saving in the process.
Want to help offset your company’s printing footprint and reduce paper consumption?
You may be wondering what you can do besides printing on both sides of the page in order
to curb your paper usage.
It’s a no brainer.
With simple reduce, reuse and recycle tactics, reducing paper consumption can
significantly help the environment, and save substantial amounts of money.
Here are some simple suggestions to make big green impact–whether you work in a large
office corporate environment or in your own home office.
Are you ready to do your part to save the earth?
The first step is to tackle the top reason for cutting so many trees down: paper production.
Let’s get started, shall we?
How to Offset Your Printing Footprint
How to Offset Your Printing Footprint – An infographic by the team at StinkyInk.com
What are you doing to reduce paper consumption in your workplace
and at home?
Share your suggestions, thoughts and comments with us.