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Shop Smart: Paper Products


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, trees, paper, eco-friendly, conservation, protection )

Cher Away
- 654 days ago - greenlivingonline.com
Our appetite for paper products is insatiable. All the facial tissues, napkins, paper towels, toilet paper, computer paper, bank statements and other disposable items we use in day-to-day life really add up.



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Nyack Clancy (427)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 8:36 am
noted- thank you
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 9:31 am
Somewhere I read (possibly here), that the paper receipts from ATM machines alone can in a week circle the globe.
 

Chris Otahal (514)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 10:02 am
vote with your wallet - companies are listening :)
 

Constance F. (436)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 11:13 am
Thank you for posting !
 

g d c. (0)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 12:24 pm
ty
 

Christeen Anderson (476)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 12:52 pm
Thanks for sharing these incentives with us.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 5:16 pm
Noted , thanks !
 

Tal H. (8)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 6:22 pm
Thanks for the share!
 

Marie W. (64)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 11:14 pm
Thanks
 

paula eaton (30)
Monday October 8, 2012, 12:37 am
Thanks.
 

Ionete Oana (377)
Monday October 8, 2012, 3:01 am
We should decrease paper consuption and reduce cutting of trees, as they provide oxygen and beauty in the nature!
 

Frans Badenhorst (546)
Monday October 8, 2012, 4:01 am
very interesting article, thanks for sharing....... a subject very close to my heart, anything that involves trees....
I think packaging still has a long way to go, anybody with a "green" and sustainable solution will be a billionaire in a couple of hours...
 

paul m. (93)
Monday October 8, 2012, 5:23 am

Thanks
 

Diane K. (136)
Monday October 8, 2012, 5:38 am
Thank you
 

Seda A. (4)
Monday October 8, 2012, 6:15 am
thank you
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Monday October 8, 2012, 8:42 am
I always use fabric handkerchiefs, and cloths rather than paper whenever possible.
 

Sherri O. (256)
Monday October 8, 2012, 12:53 pm
Thanks Cher. Good info.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Monday October 8, 2012, 1:04 pm
Thank you, Cher.
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Monday October 8, 2012, 2:13 pm
I do purchasing for my accounting firm and I can tell you that I have bought more paper this year than any other in the last five. What has happened to paperless audits? Growing hemp could replace paper produced from trees. Hemp is a high yield crop that requires little water unlike cotton; is environmentally friendly in that it requires no insecticides and little fertilizer. Prior to 1937 we used to make 5,000 quality products out of hemp from papers to clothing etc. Without trees the planet doesn't breathe properly and neither will we.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday October 8, 2012, 7:47 pm
noted, thanks Cher
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 7:47 pm
Its noted. Thank you Cher for sharing this.
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:29 pm
Thanks, love this web site!
 

Nancy Black (300)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 9:04 pm
Noted and tweeted. Interesting information.
 
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