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100% Recycled Paper Option
100% Recycled Paper Option Go Green!

We've worked hard to secure 100% Post-Consumer Waste recycled paper, so we can give you and your students a green option.
Our recycled paper solution:
• Contains absolutely zero virgin fiber material.
• Processes are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) certification program.
• 100% Post-Consumer Waste (PCW) production meets or exceeds quality expectations & printing standards.
• Manufactured using 100% certified renewable, carbon-neutral energy in the Northwest
– Minimizes the carbon footprint associated with long-distance shipments.
• When our clients collectively use 1 ton of our recycled paper, we save:
– 10,052 gallons of water
– 14 million BTU's
– 1,120 pounds of solid waste
– 2,210 pounds of greenhouse gasses
Why does it cost slightly more (add 1c per page)?
Some analysts have cited the factors below as reasons for the additional cost. But, as the movement towards recycled paper gains momentum, costs are likely to come down in the near future. It's not that much (our recycled paper option adds only $3 to a 300-page course pack – less than a coffee drink), and it's an easy way to help out the environment.
• Purchasing deinked pulp (recycled pulp) is typically more costly than non-recycled pulp. Mills are dependent on the recovered fiber supply and market demand for these raw materials, the dynamics of which impact costs.
• Increasing demand for a relatively-fixed supply leads to higher prices (recent study by Franklin et al.).
• Mills that produce printing and writing papers were not originally designed to use recycled fiber. Integrating recycled fiber requires technical changes that can increase capital expenditures and slow production.
• Loss of usable fiber due to rejects, cleaning, etc. reduces yields and thereby raises the price of fiber/ton to the machine. When all is said and done, recycled fiber to the machine can be more expensive per ton than virgin.