Over 90% of the United Kingdom’s paper comes from European Forests.

Since the 1950s, forests in Western Europe have increased by 30%.

Forests now cover over 40% of the European Unions landmass, and are
   growing at the rate of four times the size of Greater London every year.

‘Globally, individual forestry is estimated to result in the absorption of
1 billion tonnes of CO2 per annum’

                               Australian Paper Industry Association (APIA)

‘Reading a newspaper can consume 20% less carbon than viewing news online.

A single person reading a daily printed newspaper in Europe uses the equivalent of 28kg of CO2 per year.

For a person reading web-based news for 30 minutes a day, the global warming potential is the equivalent of 35kg per year.

                                Swedish Royal Institute for Technology

The Forestry Industry is the EU’s biggest producer of renewable energy.


UPM is one of the world’s leading forestry
organisations. Click on the link above
to walk-through one of their forests and
watch sustainable forestry management
in action . . .

If you are SERIOUS about wanting to learn more about Forestry Management this video feature is a must see !!! And don’t forget to turn-up the volume!!

Not only does it feature some stunning photography of some of the inhabitants
of the forest, but it explains the principals, the technology and the practice of Forestry Management and Regeneration.

Learn about: Forestry Planning, Harvesting, Regeneration, Respacing,
Thinning, Transport and Tagging.
It is, quite simply a must see !!!

Visit our You Tube page: For more information on PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification), and also, of course, to enjoy a little “music whilst you work” . . .

And if you’ve suddenly decided you’d like to recycle some of that
carbon-emitting electronic gadgetry from your kitchen or living room,
we’d suggest following the link:

Two Sides: Learn even MORE about the LATEST Facts and Figures on the Printing and Paper Industry’s impact, and interaction, on the Environment at:

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both large and small numbers, can be accessed easily, and is engaging,
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