Resources

Paper Calculator Documentation

Tools for Paper Buyers

Factsheets and Reports about Recycled Paper

  • Environmental Paper Network: Paper to Protect the Planet - Understanding how recycled content in printing and writing paper – and all grades – reduces energy, water, chemical use, pollution and solid waste, while protecting forests
  • Environmental Paper Network: PAPERWORK: Comparing Virgin and Recycled Content - Why recycled content is crucial for printing & writing paper
  • Environmental Paper Network: Paper Use Efficiency - This EPN fact sheet provides advice and real-life examples of how to save resources by reducing paper use

General Resources about Paper and the Environment

  • Global Paper Vision for Transforming the Pulp and Paper Industry: The Environmental Paper Network’s collective goals for transforming the way in which paper is produced and consumed, which have been endorsed by more than 140 non-profit organizations around the world. 
  • The State of the Paper Industry: Monitoring the Indicators of Environmental Performance (2007): A report by the Steering Committee of the Environmental Paper Network that establishes the indicators and baselines for long-term monitoring of the environmental performance of the paper industry. The report is a comprehensive resource for environmental advocates, charitable foundations, paper purchasers, academics/students, media and professionals in the forest, paper and waste industries for advancing a more responsible industry. Two PDF versions of this report are available for download: a 6-page Executive Summary and the 77-page Full Report.
  • The State of the Paper Industry 2011: Steps Toward an Environmental Vision: An update to the EPN’s 2007 State of the Industry Report. This report tracks the progress of the paper industry on key sustainability indicators.
  • The State of the Global Paper Industry 2018: A view of how the world’s pulp and paper industry is performing today, relative to each of the goals of the Global Paper Vision. It also looks to the future, and the social and environmental risks and opportunities facing the global pulp and paper industry. Each chapter offers insight on key issues in the coming years.
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