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How Business Can Benefit From Using Recycled Paper

More and more businesses nowadays are trying to implement eco-friendly policies and practices in order to play their part in reducing carbon emissions and saving fossil fuels. This can be done in a number of ways, such as trying to manufacture goods using renewable sources, using low emission vehicles to transport the goods and also using recycled products wherever possible.

Recycled paper used to be seen as inadequate compared to paper which has been produced directly from trees. It was rarely pure white and it had a different texture compared to non-recycled paper. Businesses often chose not to use recycled paper as it did not give the company a professional image when it came to printing letters and other literature. However, recycling processes have come a long way since then, and now recycled paper can be purchased at a premium standard which is ideal for business use.

Of course, to continue with the recycling system, businesses can create central points for storing unwanted paper which can be used as scrap paper for office workers to make notes on, before the paper finally being placed into a recycling bin where it can be recycled all over again.

Other ways for offices to try to save paper wherever possible, is to make use of repositionable notes. These are small, sticky notelets, which can be temporarily stuck to all types of surfaces. The notes can easily be removed from the paper before being placed onto another surface, all without leaving any sticky residue or leaving any marks on the surface. Repositionable notes can be purchased in a range of colours and sizes. By making notes on this small piece of paper, it saves an A4 piece of paper from being wasted.

There are many different ways in which a business can reduce its carbon footprint, and quite often it is the small practices which make the biggest difference. Simple steps can easily be followed by the whole workforce within an organisation, who together can not only save the business money by avoiding unnecessary waste, but can also help to save the planet.

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