The Environmental Impact of Printing

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When considering that print and paper is based on wood, a natural and renewable resource, and that over 70% of print and paper is recycled in Europe for re-use, it can be concluded that, in a multi-media world, print and paper may be the sustainable way to communicate.

Fact! Cross section of tree trunk showing the circular rings of the tree

If you or your clients have environmental concerns then insist that the paper used in your projects is FSC certified. This means the paper is made from wood that has been sourced from managed forests or from post consumer waste.

The FSC have a great download Fact Sheet that helps explain the importance of responsible procurement. Read more about slipcase printing.