Paper products

7 ways to Green Your Paper products

Find out how to limit the amount of trees, water, and energy that are used to produce paper, and learn about ways to keep it out of the landfill.

  1. Choose eco-friendly printer paper and stationary

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    Look for FSC-certified, 100 percent post-consumer recycled, processed chlorine-free, and tree-free options the next time you need paper products.

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  2. Choose eco-friendly toilet paper

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    Do your environmental duty by switching from conventional toilet paper to a brand that's made with post-consumer recycled materials.

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  3. Choose eco-friendly facial tissue

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    Keep your drippy nose in check with facial tissue made not from virgin old-growth trees, but old newspapers and cardboard boxes instead.

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  4. Choose eco-friendly paper towels

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    Give your clean-up a little green-up with paper towels made from recycled fibers and without bleach.

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  5. Choose eco-friendly paper napkins

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    Dress up your every day dinner table or your place settings for a friendly get-together with napkins made from post-consumer waste.

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  6. Reuse paper

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    It's easy to keep unused paper around to use as scrap paper for grocery lists, etc.

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  7. Use paper product alternatives

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    Opting to use handkerchiefs, cloth napkins, and reusable rags and sponges instead of disposable paper products will reduce your waste and save you money.

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Comments

05/26/2008
11:02pm
AHMETCAN

Add a tagline to your outgoing email messages, asking the recipient whether it is really necessary to print the message that was sent.

05/26/2008
11:04pm
AHMETCAN

If you are using MapQuest or other location finders, you have the option of sending the directions to your mobile device rather than printing out.

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