Paper. It's more sustainable than you think!

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What a great, sustainable idea

There aren’t many industries around that can aspire to become genuinely sustainable. The paper industry, however, is one of them.

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MORE THAN SHOPPING BAGS AND STRAWS

Discover the page turning facts about paper. Some may surprise you!

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Paper Loves Trees

European forests, which provide wood for making paper, have been growing by over 1,500 football pitches every day!

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Paper Revolution

74% of paper and 83% of paper packaging is recycled into new products; one of the highest recycling rates of any material in Europe.

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Paper Power

62% of the energy used to produce paper and paper packaging in Europe comes from renewable sources.

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Chinese Lantern Festival

Traditionally to end the celebrations of Chinese New Year, also referred to as Lunar New Year, the Chinese Lantern Festival is celebrated. The Chinese Lantern Festival commences on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and marks the first full moon in the lunar calendar and the start of the spring season. On the...

Living History: Frogmore Paper Mill

Frogmore Paper Mill, near Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, is the world’s oldest mechanised paper mill. The mill, which still produces paper, is now operated by the Apsley Paper Trail, a charitable trust “founded to conserve the unique industrial heritage of this site in Hemel Hempstead”.[1] Sadly, in January 2022, a fire on site caused extensive...

Paper Traditions From Around The World

How Paper Plays A Role In Different Traditions From Around The World Writing on it, folding it, floating it or burning it... paper is central to some of the world’s oldest traditions that continue to be practiced today. Here, we explore 12 of the most fascinating traditions from around the globe, each of which has...


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