By Becky Striepe on January 24, 2011
Do you ever have one of those moments where something you were 100% sure was true turns out to be…not necessarily so true? I had this happen to me just the other day when I was reading about how recycled office paper might not be the most eco-friendly choice.
By Becky Striepe on June 29, 2010
Conventional paper production is a huge polluter. From destroying virgin forests to contaminating water supplies, making paper is tough on the planet. It takes a ton of energy and resources to create printer paper, notebooks, and all of the other paper products we use every day.
By Becky Striepe on March 22, 2010
So, you’ve made the switch to recycled toilet paper, and maybe you’re even using cloth hankies now. Why not take things a step further and stick to recycled paper for your home or office printer?
Paper for home and office makes up a huge chunk of the wood that’s harvested annually. The U.S. alone uses over 26,000 tons of the stuff every single year! Here are some handy resources for 100% recycled office paper that won’t break the bank. You can even find most of these in regular office supply stores!
By Becky Striepe on January 25, 2010
We’re right in the thick of cold and flu season, and if you’re anything like me, this chilly weather is not doing your nose any favors. Rather than relying on paper from virgin forests to clear your sinuses, let’s talk about some better tissue options!
By Derek Markham on December 11, 2008
Can poo bring peace between man and beast? Mr Ellie Pooh thinks so. The Sri Lankan elephant, an endangered species, produces up to 500 pounds of dung a day, and this very aspect of the animal may be its saving grace. The population of Asian elephants worldwide is estimated to be only about 40,000, and [...]