Recycled paper books

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. paper books They are accused of causing great environmental damage by using cellulose produced from trees as raw materials.

Thanks to technology, today there is a boom in digital book or e-book But many people don't like this new way of reading.

The other option to reduce the impact is to use recycled and certified paper in the printing of books that comes from a sustainable exploitation.

The pressure on the publishing industry is not only from consumers but also from the writers themselves. This is demonstrated by the program Friends of the Books forests which are made up of more than 250 authors, including Charlotte Bingham, Ben Elton, Anne Fine, Barbara Kingsolver, Andrea de Carlo, Alice Walker, Niccolo Amanniti, Javier Moro, Alvaro Pombo, Javier Cercas and Joaquín Araujo, among others.

Successful writers such as JKRowling, José Saramago and Günther Grass also support this initiative and have managed to get some of their books printed with recycled.

This trend is just beginning and the editorial industry It alleges that the cost of printing on this type of paper is very high, but this is because it is a new type of production and as such it is not fully developed.

Recycled paper books are much more environmentally friendly than traditional books because they are made using already used paper. But it is also necessary to demand that the paper that is used as a raw material for the first time has the FSC certification which guarantees that the forest exploitation was environmentally sustainable.

It is possible to greatly reduce the carbon footprint of paper books but the industry must work for it. Using recycled paper decreases the use of Energy in the process of making new paper.

Caring for the forests It is essential to improve the health of the planet, today there are resources to reduce the impact on them and at the same time develop the paper production.

Mexico is one of the countries that printed the most books on recycled paper, it is important that other countries encourage the publishing sector to follow these steps.

We must all work together to protect forests.

SOURCE: Clarín


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  1.   Ariel cattaneo said

    Good afternoon, I would need advice since in my company we want to recycle the paper we use and package it to make agendas or something like that. Can you advise me of a company that does it?