‘Tis the season for using lots of paper — it adds a personal touch to holiday greetings and party invitations and ensures that gift recipients are surprised and delighted on Christmas morning. Whether you’ve sent heaps of holiday cards, created festive crafts with one of HP’s printables, or wrapped a zillion gifts, the overall impact of our usage is something to be mindful of — during the holidays and year ‘round.
With the average American using more than 700 pounds of paper each year, the environment, specifically our precious forest resources, face a number of threats: from agriculture, population growth, mining, and climate change.
One place to start conserving is by adopting more sustainable printing habits.
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Leading the charge are organizations committed to responsible forest management and conservation, like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Founded in 1993, the international non-profit program is recognized today as being “the world’s most trusted forest certification system.”