The Greening of the Publishing Industry
-Natalie Hope McDonald
"Certain chemicals involved in printing volatilize, contributing to air emissions from the facility and smog formation," notes the EPA. "Other chemicals may be discharged to drains and impact fresh water or marine ecosystems; and solid wastes contribute to the existing local and regional disposal problems."
and this on page 34:
"For those on the progressive front, the problem has always been financial in nature. Ask any environmentalist publisher and this has been an especially thorny dilemma for them and they'll tell you: There simply is no such thing as an affordable tree-friendly paper that is also attractive," writes the IPA.