MediaShift: Environmental impact of newspapers

For this 5Across video feature, Mark Glasier gathered a group of experts to examine the environmental impact of print media,  e-waste and the energy used by web servers:

Most surprisingly, I learned that newspaper publishers use mostly recycled paper, as well as “virgin paper” that comes from the refuse generated by saw mills when creating lumber for houses. Could it be that over time newspapers are actually the greener option versus using electronic devices? No one knows for sure yet, but it’s a fascinating question to ponder.

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