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Two Sides goes on attack against greenwashing

Kellie Northwood (Two Sides Australia)
By on March 13, 2015 in

(by Nic White – ProPrint)   Two Sides Australia is going on the offensive this year against companies breaking rules with deceptive claims encouraging consumers to ditch paper for digital.   Executive director Kellie Northwood says the organisation has been working to stamp out corporate greenwashing for years but will up its game considerably as the global body launches a

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Trees for the poor – argues leading environmentalist

Sir Jonathon Porritt
By on September 6, 2014 in

(From www.twosides.info)   Millions of acres of tropical forest should be cut down to allow poor countries to expand their economies, according to a leading environmentalist and adviser to the Prince of Wales.   The opinions of Sir Jonathan Porritt, a well known leading environmental activist, will no doubt engender fierce comment from environmental groups but will be welcomed by

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The pitfalls of going paperless – Print21 magazine

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(By Andy McCourt – Print21)   Paperless Schmaperless. After being given the ‘we don’t do paper’ line by none other than Adobe, Andy McCourt gets out his big pen and notepad to write a riposte to all those digital evangelists, drawing on the ancient wisdom of the Bible to help prove his point.   “Paperless” is a slogan worn as

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Is digital really greener than paper?

Letterbox with mail

By Alison Moodie (The Guardian UK)   Many assume that going digital is better for the environment, but this could be untrue.   We’ve all received statements from our banks, telecommunication and utilities companies with a simple message at the bottom urging us to “Go paperless, save trees”, often accompanied by a picture of a winding river or a green

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Discover a new material: NewspaperWood

Newspaper Wood
By on October 24, 2013 in

By Ricardo Hernandez (Yatzer)   When we think of wood and paper, we usually see it in this manner; wood=source, paper=result. What if we flipped the model and saw paper as the source and wood as the end product? This was the concept behind Mieke Meijer‘s project at the Design Academy Eindhoven. To think of paper as the end state

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