It’s True: Paper Products Are Not a Major Contributor to Climate Change. Here’s Why…
by Kathi Rowzie, President, Two Sides North America
If you’ve been following Two Sides or other authoritative sources, you know that the paper products you use do not contribute in any major way to climate change. Why? Because most of the energy used to manufacture them is generated using renewable, carbon neutral biomass. But what does this really mean?
The life cycle of paper, like that of any other widely manufactured and used product, does involve the emission of carbon — the key element in most greenhouse gases. However, with paper, there’s a critical difference.