The Reason ‘Going Paperless’ May Not Be the Greenest Option

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Photo: Sergio Izquierdo, 2016

Samantha St. Pierre, Markets Transformation Manager

What makes a workplace green?  Usually the first thoughts focus on initiatives to go paperless. We’ve all received emails that include a line at the bottom encouraging you to think before you print. These policies and initiatives are, of course, all grounded in the best of intentions. You should think before you print, but in a different way. To understand why going paperless isn’t always the best option, we must take a close look at the forestry industry, including the North American forest landscape that produces pulp for home and personal care products, like paper towels and tissues, as well as for timber products such as wood furniture.

In this article published in Triple Pundit, Samantha St. Pierre, Markets Transformation Manager, explores this seeming contradiction in sustainable ways to keep forests standing. Read more here:

https://www.triplepundit.com/special/responsible-forestry-procter-and-gamble/reason-going-paperless-may-not-greenest-option/

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