Presentation on theme: "Paper is Good. Pass it On.. Paper has been getting a bad rap People say paper kills trees Causes clutter Lost its edge over digital replacements It’s."— Presentation transcript:
Paper has been getting a bad rap People say paper kills trees Causes clutter Lost its edge over digital replacements It’s not true! We want to clear things up and reintroduce people to paper, and remind them that paper is good.
Hi. I’m Paper. Remember me? Paper is a sustainable, renewable, recyclable, plant-based product that connects us in so many ways to the important things in life. – Great ideas are started on paper. – The world is educated on paper. – Businesses are founded on paper. – Love is professed on paper. – Important news is spread on paper. – Justice is rendered on paper. – Rights are guaranteed on paper. – Freedoms are declared on paper.
Paper is environmentally responsible When paper comes from a responsibly managed forest, it actually has a positive impact on the nation’s forestland. Paper comes from nature, and its one of the few truly renewable resources.
Paper is recyclable Paper is one of the most recycled products on the planet. 67% of paper in the U. S. was recovered by recycling in 2011. This is more than any other recyclable material including plastic, glass and metal.
Paper is knowledge Recent studies have shown people learn 30% faster on paper as opposed to other digital media – Another study on eReaders at seven universities indicated 75-80% of participating MBA students would not recommend eReaders for in-class learning – Meanwhile, at Princeton University another study resulted in students feeling the absence of paper made group discussions difficult – Another study at Reykjavik University indicated that while books and computers are different tools, both are equally useful, 70% said it was preferable and easier than a computer
Paper creates job in communities More than 3.5 million Americans have job that directly or indirectly depend on advertising mail Many more work in companies that process and manufacture paper It’s also a critical component of the mail system
Paper in our lives Paper is a part of everyday life. How many times today did you: – Pour cereal out of a cereal box – Dry your hands with paper towels – Wipe your nose with tissues – Print a document on a piece of paper – Read a magazine, book or newspaper – Write your to do list on a notepad
Paper is a fantastic product The truth is, with modern environmentally sound forestry practices, efficient manufacturing and high levels of recycling, the sustainable nature of paper compared to other materials, paper is a truly fantastic product.
Domtar’s commitment to paper Domtar is committed to the responsible use of paper and to using the world’s resources sustainably. Furthermore, we’re committed to communicating paper’s place and value to the businesses and people that use our products every day. PAPER IS GOOD. PASS IT ON.