Paper. It's more sustainable than you think!

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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

71% of paper and 82% 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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Crunch Time! Kerbside-Recyclable Crisp Packets

A British company has just launched the first fully kerbside-recyclable crisp packet, allowing you to snack with a clear conscience. As companies race to replace single-use plastics with more sustainable packaging, the latest frontier in the fight for recycling is crisp packets. With an estimated eight billion crisp packets thrown away in the UK every...

Board Games: How A Paper-Based Pastime Is Enjoying A Revival

Board games have enjoyed something of a resurgence in recent years. In fact, in 2019, over 4,500 new games – we’re talking analogue, not digital – were released compared to just 595 in the heady, pre-digital days of 1980.[1] Before we delve into the whys and wherefores of this quite remarkable renaissance, let’s look at...

How Are Major Brands Rethinking Packaging?

New paper packaging initiatives have soared in the last few years, making way for some interesting re-designs of our well-known products. Here are some recent packaging innovations from big supermarket brands. Walkers Snack A Jacks Paper Wraps Walkers ‘Snack-a-Jacks’ are getting a paper makeover! This lunchtime staple is getting an eco-upgrade, with its outer wrap...


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