Protecting the environment is super important to us at Words With Heart – few people realise just how serious of an impact the traditional paper and print industry has on native forests and the wildlife that call those places home.
of the commercially cut timber in Australia is estimated to be used for paper production.
of the wood logged in Victoria’s native forests ends up as pulp and paper.
Some of it comes from managed plantations, but too much of it comes from native, old-growth forests with high conservation value.
Worth of illegally logged wood and paper products are sold in Australia from places such as Sumatra, Borneo, and New Guinea every year. Two-thirds of Australia’s printing paper is imported from overseas.
The paper industry is the world’s 4th largest industrial user of energy and a significant emitter of greenhouse gases.
We use 100% post-consumer recycled paper for our notebook and journal pages, and 100% recycled card for our covers.
Our paper products are printed with vegetable-based inks and green electricity. It’s as eco-friendly as it gets.
Compared to a ton of virgin wood pulp paper, our pages use 63% less energy, 82% less solid waste, and 58% less water, and save 21 trees!