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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The Return Of The Handwritten Letter

When was the last time you wrote or received a handwritten letter? It seems that in our tech-dominated world that many people are wanting to change how we communicate and are going about it in a more traditional way. Thus, the handwritten letter is making a comeback. Over the last year, Hobbycraft has seen a...


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