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Paper Recycling Step-by-step Guide

September 28, 2009 / No Comments

Paper is a vital, everyday product that undoubtedly we could not live without. In fact, it is hard to imagine a world without the countless newspapers, magazines, books, posters and photographs it is used for. The impact of this incessant paper-making, however, means that our planet is suffering as a consequence. Every year, entire forests full of trees are cut down ...

Mind what you print: The planet pays a heavy price for paper

November 20, 2008 / No Comments

It seems ironic and even startling to an extent when one gets to know that the paper industry across the world produces three times more carbon emissions than aviation industry. It might be a touch unbelievable, but if you consider the fact that thousands of acres of trees are mowed down for paper and that subsequently only adds to carbon footprint, ...

Chinese Man Finishes Voyage in Paper Boat Using His Ping-pong Paddles

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Here's a novel way to reduce our exploitation of the planet's resources, that is, no iron or steel use and no need for fossil fuels. A Chinese chemistry teacher built a boat out of paper, took it on an 800-meter voyage propelled by nothing but ping-pong paddles. He made the boat from everyday paper and used cooked flour soup for glue. ...