Fitz & Jen: US Print Council defends newspapers with environmental campaign

A new white paper from US industry body, The Print Council, entitled ‘Why Print is Green’ will be released next month and will raise awareness ‘regarding the environmentally responsible nature of print’.

(Similar environmentally-friendly qualities were praised at this year’s FIPP world magazine congress.)

The council has emphasised the US print industry’s use of renewable energy sources and (also raised at FIPP):

“The average person’s paper use for a year – 440 pounds – is produced by 500 kilowatt-hours of electricity, the amount used to power one computer continuously for five months.”

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