Do You Know The Facts?

Of the wood extracted from the world’s forests, 53% is used for energy production, 28% is used by lumber mills, and only 11% is used directly by the paper industry.

There are 12,000,000 more acres of U.S. forestland today than 20 years ago.

The U.S. Pulp & Paper industry has reduced its energy use by 42% in 25 years.

62 Trillion spam emails are sent every year, that’s the equivalent of 2 billion gallons of gasoline.
Source: McAfee, The carbon footprint of email spam report

In terms of carbon footprint, spam emails sent annually is equal to driving a car around the world 1.6 million times
Source: McAfee, The carbon footprint of email spam report

The energy used by the average data center could power 25,000 households.
Source: McKinsey & Co.

The United States now dumps between 200-300 million electronic items per year. Less than 20% are recycled. Electronic waste represents 25% of waste in U.S. landfills, and 70% of their toxic waste.
Source: US EPA

What does this all mean? Printing is actually the greenest thing going.

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