Amazon and Universal News will run the "Better Paper for People and Planet" online promotion highlighting magazines that use recycled paper, under a major push by Green America's Better Paper Project and Next Steps Marketing.
Boho Magazine, Ogden Publications, University of California Press and Melcher Media are being recognized for outstanding achievements in environmental sustainability.
On Jan. 1, 2008, the Co-op America Magazine PAPER Project became the Green America Better Paper Project.
Xerox Corp. has announced a new paper for digital printing that the company says uses fewer trees, less water, fewer chemicals and is less expensive than traditional paper. Xerox’s new “High Yield Business Paper” is manufactured via a mechanical grinding process that uses 90 percent of the raw wood material as opposed to the 45 percent used in the traditional chemical pulping process. In addition, the plant where the pulping takes place is partially powered by hydroelectricity, reducing the plant’s fossil fuel use and cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 75 percent. “This paper brings the benefits of traditional mechanical fiber paper