Transforming the paper industry – protecting our forests.

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By connecting the dots between the products we interact with every day – from copy paper to catalogs to junk mail – and their forest sources of origin, ForestEthics’ paper campaign has changed the way paper is made and used in the United States. We are very proud of this considering that the US is the biggest paper consumer per capita in the world and that nearly half of all commercial logging occurs to feed our appetite for paper.

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The Issue

With a little encouragement from ForestEthics direct mailers, from catalogs to credit cards, continue to shift towards sustainability read more...

The Facts

Paper production is the third most energy-intensive of all manufacturing industries...and more statistics about paper consumption! read more...

The Solutions

Making informed paper purchasing decisions read more...