Resources for the Green Books Campaign
Want to learn more about the impacts of the book industry and the greener paper options available, including recycled paper and FSC-certified paper? Check the list of resources below, where you can find such information from our partners, Indigo, Canopy and Green Press Initiative as well as from other resources.
Links from Indigo Books & Music's website:
About IndigoGreen Indigo's Environmental Paper Policy
Glossary of Environmental Terms
Links from Green Press Initiative's website:
The impacts of the book industry:
1. On endangered forests
2. On climate change
3. On people
Solutions - Responsible paper
The Book Industry Treatise on Environmentally Responsible Publishing
Book Publishers toolkit for responsible paper use
Links from Canopy's website:
The Canopy Harry Potter Story
:The Great Bear Rainforest:
The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement:
Guide to Ancient Forest Friendly Paper
Guide to the Forest Stewardship Council
Facts about Ancient Forests
Book Eco Kit
Alternatives! The Wheat Sheet
Alternatives again! More on the Wheat Sheet
On the value of Ancient Forests: Pages 6 and 7 of the Advocate Kit pdf (listed as pages 4 and 5 in the pages of the actual kit)
Conservatree's Paper Guide
Glossary of Definitions - Comprehensive glossary of definitions provided on What's in Your Paper's website.
Paper Calculator - EDF's Paper Calculator shows the environmental impacts of different papers across their full lifecycle.
Rethinking Paper & Ink: The Sustainable Publishing Revolution
The Secret Life of Paper - INFORM's Secret Life of Paper highlights the environmental impacts of the paper we consume. See the video, read valuable information on the environmental impacts of paper production , paper recycling , alternative fibers , and policy and take action .
Understanding Recycled Paper - This fact sheet of the Environmental Paper Network (EPN) helps explain why choosing paper with high post-consumer recycled fiber is the smart and responsible choice for purchasers.
Green Publishing Toolkit - Published by Moon Willow Press.