Identifying the best paper for a book or commercial product can be the most important decision you make on many levels. That’s precisely why we’ve honed the selection process to maximize efficiency and flexibility. Our selection accommodates both coated and uncoated variables for either black or four-colour printing, with a wide range of basis weights, attention to environmentally friendly options and cost-conscious alternatives.
We support and encourage the adoption of environmentally and socially responsible practices to ensure that fibre used in our paper is sourced from well-managed forests, and that land use choices and management practices contribute to the conservation of natural resources and environmental protection. We continue to challenge our suppliers to provide more green solutions to continuously improve on environmental savings and we give purchasing preference to fibre originating from Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified operations.
What is there to know about recycled paper?
There is more to be known about the content mix of a grade of paper than the fact it is recycled. Paper that can be labeled as recycled may contain a variety of ratios or percentages of recycled fibers with a majority being virgin content manufactured directly from the wood of trees. Beyond that, recycled paper is defined as either pre- or post-consumer waste. Post-consumer waste (PCW) is the most preferred since it has been used by a consumer in the form of a pre-existing product and considered to have completed its usefulness. Keeping PCW out of a landfill helps reduce carbon emissions.