On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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By using 50% post-consumer recycled office products, JDHS could
Cut our wood use in half
Reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 23.5 tons
Reduce our wastewater by 196,879 gallons
Reduce our energy consumption by 376 million BTUs
Prevent 12.5 tons of waste from entering our landfill.
By using 100% post-consumer recycled office products, JDHS could
Eliminate our wood use
Reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 42.5 tons
Reduce our wastewater by 393,759 gallons
Reduce our energy consumption by 752 million BTUs
Cut our solid waste in half.
What are the cost differences between virgin paper and 50% or 100% post-consumer paper?
What would it cost to replace/upgrade printers that currently only print on one side?
How effective is the paper recycling program at JDHS?
Clean Water Action Council of Northern WI: www.cwac.net/toxic_chemicals/index.html Environmental Defense: http://www.environmentaldefense.org/papercalculator/process.cfm?calcType=1 JDHS procurement staff Technical Association for the Worldwide Pulp, Paper and Converting Industry: http://www.tappi.org/paperu/all_about_paper/earth_answers/Howmuch1.htm Resources