MYTH: Making paper is bad for the environment.
FACT: Paper is one of the few truly sustainable products.
PAPER IS ONE OF THE FEW TRULY SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS. Paper is made from a natural resource that is renewable, recyclable and compostable. These features, combined with the U.S. paper industry’s advocacy of responsible forestry practices and certification, use of renewable, carbon -neutral biofuels and advances in efficient papermaking technology, make paper a product with inherent and unique sustainable features. SEE THE TWO SIDES FACT SHEET FOR MORE.