How to Reduce Your Paper Consumption


An average person in the UK uses about 200 kilograms of paper per year. In five years, each of us uses about 1 tonne of paper which means that each of us is responsible for 17 felled trees. But you can save those trees by separating old newspapers, magazines and other types of paper products from other waste and disposing them at your local recycling bank. A single sheet of paper can be recycled and reused up to 7 times before the fibres become to week for further use. But besides recycling, you can also save plenty of trees by reducing paper consumption to the minimum.

Here are a few suggestions on how to reduce your paper consumption: