Top Four Facts About Recycled Printer Paper


Buying recycled printer paper made from post-consumer fiber is a great way to help the environment. It requires less resources to produce and it’s just as dependable as a sheet of non-recycled printer paper. Want to learn more about recycled printer paper? Read our top four facts about recycled paper below.

Paper Can Be Recycled Multiple Times

Paper can be recycled up to seven times before the fibers become too weak and break down. This is one reason why it’s so important that wood fiber is sourced from sustainably managed forests. We can’t rely solely on recycled paper since it eventually breaks down, so we have to make sure that we help replenish forests by sourcing fresh fiber from sustainably and responsibly managed forests.

You can help support forests by purchasing paper that has been sourced from sustainably managed growth forests. Learn how to shop for sustainably sourced paper.

Paper Is Easy to Recycle

Paper is one material that is easy to recycle, and much of what is recycled comes from home recycling bins. It’s easy to start recycling and even reusing paper at home. All you need to get started is a recycling bin and some tips on how to reuse paper.

Recycled Printer Paper Is Reliable

Recycled paper is just as dependable as non-recycled printer paper. Our line of Great White® recycled paper is available in 30%, 50% and 100% recycled content options. These reliable, everyday sheets run smoothly through all equipment. The precise sheeting, consistent moisture content and curl control ensure trouble-free performance. This means that you never have to forgo dependability if you choose to buy recycled paper.

Recycled Printer Paper Is Easy to Find

It’s easy to go green when it comes to your paper purchases. You can find recycled printer paper in most office supply stores and at online merchants as well. Most stores offer multiple options ranging from 30% to 100% recycled content. Find out where you can shop for recycled paper.

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