Two Sides http://www.twosides.info Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:22:04 +0000 EN http://www.twosides.info http://www.twosides.info/images/uk/logo.png Two Sides http://www.twosides.info Consumers Trust and Prefer Print on Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-Trust-and-Prefer-Print-on-Paper Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:56:02 +0000 <p><strong>This was the clear conclusion of the multi-country survey recently undertaken by Two Sides</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-Trust-and-Prefer-Print-on-Paper#9334 Print and Paper Packs a Punch in a Digital World http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-and-Paper-Packs-a-Punch-in-a-Digital-World Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100 <p><strong>The results of an international survey by Two Sides provides unique insight into how print and paper is viewed, preferred and trusted by consumers around the globe.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-and-Paper-Packs-a-Punch-in-a-Digital-World#9259 Martyn Eustace on Two Sides and Beyond http://www.twosides.info/UK/Martyn-Eustace-on-Two-Sides-and-Beyond Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:27:52 +0100 <p><strong>With a 30-plus-year history in the paper merchanting game, Martyn Eustace, managing director of print and paper advocacy organisation Two Sides UK, is well versed on the effectiveness and sustainability of print and paper.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Martyn-Eustace-on-Two-Sides-and-Beyond#9251 Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwash Success http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Global-Anti-Greenwash-Success Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:46:18 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides Global Anti-greenwash Campaign: 278 leading companies remove misleading &lsquo;go green&rsquo; claims</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Global-Anti-Greenwash-Success#9227 The Hidden Face of Digital http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Hidden-Face-of-Digital Mon, 07 Aug 2017 19:38:33 +0100 <p><strong>Every day we send email, navigate the web and store our videos, photos or music in the Cloud. We often have the impression that the whole process is trivial and nearly free of environmental impacts, but this is not at all the case.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Hidden-Face-of-Digital#9116 National newspapers launch 'Deliver My Newspaper' http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-group-of-titles-launch-Deliver-My-Newspaper Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:40:52 +0100 <p><strong>The service allows customers to have their favourite daily newspaper delivered to their doorstep with an initial six weeks free from delivery cost.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-group-of-titles-launch-Deliver-My-Newspaper#9104 Dutch plant to recover cellulose from used toilet paper in sewage http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dutch-plant-to-recover-cellulose-from-used-toilet-paper-in-sewage Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:25:00 +0100 <p><strong>Talk about upcycling&mdash;a Dutch treatment plant is recycling discarded toilet paper from the sewage into cellulose, and the resulting product has already been used for a practical purpose.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dutch-plant-to-recover-cellulose-from-used-toilet-paper-in-sewage#9076 Paper Remains the Preferred Technology for Productive Learning http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Results-Are-In-Paper-Remains-the-Preferred-Technology-for-Productive-Learning Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:46:58 +0100 <p><strong>Despite technology&rsquo;s prominence in the 21st century, when it comes to education and productivity, students and parents still prefer the oldest technology, paper. In fact, the clear majority of parents (96 percent) feel that paper is essential to learning.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Results-Are-In-Paper-Remains-the-Preferred-Technology-for-Productive-Learning#9075 Royal Voluntary Service becomes 100th supporter of Keep Me Posted http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Voluntary-Service-is-the-100th-supporter-of-consumer-choice-campaign-Keep-Me-Posted Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:59:01 +0100 <p><strong>Royal Voluntary Service is the 100th&nbsp;supporter of consumer choice campaign,&nbsp;Keep Me Posted. The charity joins organisations - including Alzheimer&rsquo;s Society, Money Advice Trust, Age UK and Action for Children &ndash; in the fight to retain consumer choice when it comes to how you receive your financial information</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Voluntary-Service-is-the-100th-supporter-of-consumer-choice-campaign-Keep-Me-Posted#9072 Seacourt is first with Planet Positive Printing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Seacourt-is-first-with-Planet-Positive-Printing Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:29:04 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides member, UK printer Seacourt, a European leader in environmental excellence, announces Planet Positive Printing, a pioneering programme to make Seacourt one of the first printers to achieve a net positive impact on the environment. &nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Seacourt-is-first-with-Planet-Positive-Printing#9055 Read the latest issue of The Page http://www.twosides.info/Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-Quarterly-Newsletter Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:46:18 +0100 <p>UK Paper Industry Gold Medal Winner, Greenwash update, latest Two Sides resources, the Power of Print seminar and much, much more... Read all our latest campaign news in The Page.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-Quarterly-Newsletter#8980 Global Study: Most People Highly Value Paper and Print http://www.twosides.info/UK/Global-Study-Most-People-Highly-Value-Paper-and-Print Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:41:30 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides publishes key results of global survey on the Attractiveness and Sustainability of Paper and Print</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Global-Study-Most-People-Highly-Value-Paper-and-Print#8956 Seacourt Joins Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/Seacourt-Joins-Two-Sides Sun, 04 Jun 2017 16:52:00 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides is very proud to welcome Seacourt, the planet positive printing company. Having received the Queens Award for Sustainable Development for the 3rd time in 2016 and an EMAS Award Winner in 2017 as a leader within the circular economy, Seacourt combine the strongest environmental credentials with an excellent and professional service.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Seacourt-Joins-Two-Sides#8887 Two Sides MD awarded UK Paper Industry Gold Medal http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-MD-awarded-the-Paper-Industry-Gold-Medal Wed, 31 May 2017 12:18:09 +0100 <p><strong>Our very own Martyn Eustace was presented with the Paper Industry Gold Medal at Stationers&rsquo; Hall, awarded annually to a person considered to have done most to further the interests of the paper, print and allied industries in the UK.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-MD-awarded-the-Paper-Industry-Gold-Medal#8902 Power of Print - October 24th 2017 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print---October-24th-2017 Tue, 30 May 2017 16:14:11 +0100 <p><strong>THE 2017 POWER OF PRINT SEMINAR IS ON TUESDAY 24TH OCTOBER - SAVE THE DATE!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print---October-24th-2017#8898 UPM and FSC announce a global strategic partnership http://www.twosides.info/UK/UPM-and-FSC-announce-a-global-strategic-partnership Wed, 17 May 2017 09:12:05 +0100 <p><strong>(UPM, Helsinki, 17 May 2017 at 09:00 EET) - UPM and the Forest Stewardship Council&reg; (FSC&reg;) announce a global strategic partnership to develop solutions for advancing the uptake of FSC in the market. UPM and FSC signed the partnership agreement on the 16th of May 2017 during the FSC international members meeting in Karkkila, Finland. The partnership aims at delivering benefits to forest owners through FSC certification and to increase the FSC-certified wood supply.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UPM-and-FSC-announce-a-global-strategic-partnership#8851 New 74% paper recycling target set for 2020 http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-74-paper-recycling-target-set-for-2020 Fri, 12 May 2017 11:38:07 +0100 <p><strong>The European paper recycling value chain has already made significant strides on the paper recycling rate in the EU having reached a near theoretical maximum of 71.5% in 2015. The industry is now seeking to make another move forward with an enhanced rate of&nbsp;74% by 2020&nbsp;building on the progress achieved since 2000 by preceding European Declarations on Paper Recycling.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-74-paper-recycling-target-set-for-2020#8845 The European Recovered Paper Council becomes the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC) http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-European-Recovered-Paper-Council-becomes-the-European-Paper-Recycling-Council-EPRC Fri, 12 May 2017 11:11:18 +0100 <p><strong>To align with its new &ldquo;Declaration on Paper Recycling&rdquo; the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) has been renamed the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC). The name change also takes into consideration the use of the term of paper for recycling rather than recovered paper in the updated European Standard List of Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling (EN 643).</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-European-Recovered-Paper-Council-becomes-the-European-Paper-Recycling-Council-EPRC#8844 What's more hygienic; electronic hand dryers or paper towels? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Whats-more-hygienic-electronic-hand-dryers-or-paper-towels Thu, 11 May 2017 16:31:27 +0100 <p><strong>Perhaps not the most glamourous of topics covered in our latest Fact Sheet &ndash; but an important one, nonetheless. We all use public restrooms regularly and, most of the time, we are faced with a choice: electronic hand dryer or paper towels. But ever wondered what method is the most hygienic for drying hands? Download our new Fact Sheet and find out. It may just change how you dry your hands from now on!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Whats-more-hygienic-electronic-hand-dryers-or-paper-towels#8843 UK paper mill emissions 48.5% lower than in 2008 http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-paper-mills-emissions-48-percent-lower-than-in-2008 Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:57:23 +0100 <p><strong>SWINDON, England, April 4, 2017 (press release) &ndash; Official 2016 emissions data has just been released and the downward trend in emissions from the sector has continued. 2016 emissions are 3.4% lower than those in 2015, and an impressive 48.5% lower than in 2008.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-paper-mills-emissions-48-percent-lower-than-in-2008#8747 Solar success for UPM Shotton http://www.twosides.info/UK/Solar-success-for-UPM-Shotton Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:10:04 +0100 <p><strong>The construction of the UK&rsquo;s largest solar park at Shotwick, Cheshire, adjacent to the UPM Shotton site, has brought yet another opportunity for UPM to deliver on its 2030 renewable energy target to reduce fossil CO2 emissions by 30%.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Solar-success-for-UPM-Shotton#8713 BBC scraps paper scripts to "save trees" - Two Sides responds http://www.twosides.info/UK/BBC-scraps-paper-scripts-to-save-trees---Two-Sides-responds Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:12:34 +0000 <p><strong>Those of you who read The Daily Telegraph may have spotted a familiar name in the Letters to the Editor section on Saturday. Two Sides wrote to the Editor in response to a&nbsp;previous article&nbsp;in the paper about the BBC&rsquo;s decision to replace paper scripts with digital scripts as part of their &lsquo;green measures&rsquo;.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/BBC-scraps-paper-scripts-to-save-trees---Two-Sides-responds#8628 Stick to Paper Scripts http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stick-to-Paper-Scripts Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:03:28 +0000 <p><strong>A petition to the Daily Telegraph, for our right to reply to a recent article regarding the BBC&rsquo;s initiative to remove paper scripts in favour of digital as part of their green measures, was published on Saturday 25th February, 2017! &nbsp;With thanks to all of our members and stakeholders for signing this petition.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stick-to-Paper-Scripts#8627 We need your help! http://www.twosides.info/UK/We-need-your-help Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:49:41 +0000 <p><strong>It has come to our notice that the BBC is encouraging acting casts to switch from paper scripts to digital scripts on the basis of an environmental claim which we beleive cannot be reliably substantiated.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/We-need-your-help#8607 Essential Knowledge Day http://www.twosides.info/UK/Essential-Knowledge-Day Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:38:21 +0000 <p><strong><span style="color:rgb(94, 97, 101)">Our Essential Knowledge Day is a new fixture in the Print Power and Two Sides calendar, developed to explore some of the challenges we face today and how these will impact our industry.</span></strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Essential-Knowledge-Day#8563 Infographic: The Power of Creative Expression on Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Infographic-The-Power-of-Creative-Expression-on-Paper Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:33:53 +0000 <p><strong>Creative expression on paper has benefits similar to that of meditation and can have a positive impact on both physical and emotional wellbeing. Learn more in this infographic created as part of the U.S. Paper &amp; Packaging Board &ndash; How Life Unfolds&trade;&nbsp;Letters of Peace campaign.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Infographic-The-Power-of-Creative-Expression-on-Paper#8466 CEPI's open letter to the European Commission President Juncker regarding EU Ecolabel discontinuation concerns http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPIs-open-letter-to-the-European-Commission-President-Juncker-regarding-EU-Ecolabel-discontinuation-concerns Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:14:45 +0000 <p><strong>Letter to the European Commission President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans: Concerns on the potential discontinuation of EU Ecolabel product groups.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPIs-open-letter-to-the-European-Commission-President-Juncker-regarding-EU-Ecolabel-discontinuation-concerns#8457 Demand still strong for paper calendars and planners http://www.twosides.info/UK/Demand-still-strong-for-paper-calendars-and-planners Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:39:55 +0000 <p><strong>A digital calendar might be as common as email, but many will be ushering in the new year with the purchase of paper calendars and planners.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Demand-still-strong-for-paper-calendars-and-planners#8455 Two Sides sends open letter to DEFRA http://www.twosides.info/open-letter-to-defra Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:00:00 +0000 <p><strong>Reducing paper use may increase the UK Government&rsquo;s carbon footprint &ndash; and reduce security!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/open-letter-to-defra#8413 Brits overwhelmingly prefer traditional Christmas cards http://www.twosides.info/UK/Brits-overwhelmingly-prefer-traditional-Christmas-cards Tue, 20 Dec 2016 12:23:15 +0000 <p><strong>In the U.K., social media is taking a backseat to print when it comes to Christmas greetings, as Brits overwhelmingly prefer a traditional card over a text or social media message, according to a Royal Mail survey.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Brits-overwhelmingly-prefer-traditional-Christmas-cards#8411 Packaging innovation helps in battle to reduce Christmas gift landfill http://www.twosides.info/UK/Packaging-innovation-helps-in-battle-to-reduce-Christmas-gift-landfill Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:48:18 +0000 <p><strong>An innovative packaging producer is helping in the annual battle against Christmas landfill by making a sustainable alternative to plastic in gift packaging.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Packaging-innovation-helps-in-battle-to-reduce-Christmas-gift-landfill#8409 What is the "Love Paper" campaign? http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-is-the-Love-Paper-campaign Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:43:09 +0000 <p><strong>Supported by the News Media Association (NMA) and the Professional Publishers Association (PPA), the Love Paper campaign tells millions of people every year about the great environmental story behind Print and Paper.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-is-the-Love-Paper-campaign#8408 Greenpeace and WWF get tough with APRIL http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-and-WWF-withdraw-from-Aprils-environmental-committee Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:11:00 +0000 <p><strong>Greenpeace and WWF have suspended their relationship with one of Indonesia&#39;s leading pulp and paper companies, Asia Pacific Resources International (APRIL), saying it didn&#39;t live up to promises to improve its environmental record.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-and-WWF-withdraw-from-Aprils-environmental-committee#8410 Real vs Artificial Christmas Trees - An Environmental Perspective http://www.twosides.info/UK/Real-vs-Artificial-Christmas-Trees Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:20:00 +0000 <p><strong>Dovetail Partners provides great information on making your holiday habits environmentally-friendly</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Real-vs-Artificial-Christmas-Trees#8383 Major Corporations in Sight for Two Sides’ Global Anti-Greenwashing Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Major-Corporations-in-Sight-for-Two-Sides-Global-Anti-Greenwashing-Campaign Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:00:15 +0000 <p><strong>23rd November, London -&nbsp;At the annual meeting of Two Sides Country Managers in London on the 31st October 2016, representatives from Europe, North America, South America, South Africa and Australia determined to renew efforts to stop organisations using anti-print and paper messages in their marketing.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Major-Corporations-in-Sight-for-Two-Sides-Global-Anti-Greenwashing-Campaign#8323 Apple launches latest product - and it's made from paper! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Apple-launches-latest-product---and-its-made-from-paper Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:36:53 +0000 <p><strong>Technology giant Apple has just launched its latest product, but it&rsquo;s not what you might expect. Although the critics may complain about the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack; this new device does come with several innovative features, including infinite battery life and the fact that it is built using a truly sustainable material - paper.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Apple-launches-latest-product---and-its-made-from-paper#8282 A Record-Breaking Power of Print Seminar http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Record-Breaking-Power-of-Print-Seminar Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:52:26 +0000 <p><strong>Record attendance and an inspiring array of speakers, provided thought-provoking, credible and informative fresh views. Here are the highlights from the 2016 Power of Print seminar...</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Record-Breaking-Power-of-Print-Seminar#8270 From Seed to Sheet http://www.twosides.info/UK/From-Seed-to-Sheet Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:28:00 +0000 <p><strong>Two Sides, as part of the No Wonder You Love Paper campaign, recently ran a competition offering members of the public the chance to visit nine paper mills across Europe, giving them a unique opportunity to see sustainable forestry and paper production up close. The nine trips took place throughout the summer of 2016 and Two Sides joined one group of winners on their trip Mondi SCP&#39;s Ružomberok mill, Slovakia.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/From-Seed-to-Sheet#8200 Power of Print Promises to Pack a Punch http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print-Promises-to-Pack-a-Punch Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:42:23 +0100 <p><strong>There are now just a few places left at the day&rsquo;s seminar (the Evening Event is now sold out). Don&rsquo;t miss this fantastic opportunity to join 200 fellow guests and enjoy a day exploring the Power of Print.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print-Promises-to-Pack-a-Punch#8245 Paper recycling chain exceeds its voluntary commitment http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-recycling-chain-exceeds-its-voluntary-commitment Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:02:33 +0100 <p><strong>The paper recycling rate in Europe reached an impressive 71.5% as announced by the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) in their final monitoring report for 2015. Compared to 2010, collection and recycling has increased by almost one million tonnes of paper. This is due in part to the excellent work of the ERPC.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-recycling-chain-exceeds-its-voluntary-commitment#8219 International Print Day 2016 - Get Involved! http://www.twosides.info/UK/International-Print-Day-2016---Get-Involved Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:02:27 +0100 <p><strong>It&#39;s International Print Day (Wednesday 19th October), here&#39;s a few ways how you can get involved.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/International-Print-Day-2016---Get-Involved#8207 Following the Paper Trail http://www.twosides.info/UK/Following-the-Paper-Trail Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:00:00 +0100 <p><strong>In the print industry we&rsquo;re well aware that paper is one of the most sustainable and renewable products around, but do the general public share this understanding?&nbsp;</strong><strong>Back in June, the BPIF&#39;s Sophie Bowyer joined three lucky members of the general public (and their partners) who&rsquo;d won a fact-finding trip to a European paper mill with the Two Sides &lsquo;No Wonder You Love Paper&rsquo; competition.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Following-the-Paper-Trail#8184 65 North American Companies Remove "Go Paperless – Go Green” Claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/65-North-American-Companies-Remove-Go-Paperless--Go-Green-Claims Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:53:58 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides Campaign Continues to Gain Traction as Major Brand Name Companies Change Marketing Campaigns Used to Promote Electronic Services </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/65-North-American-Companies-Remove-Go-Paperless--Go-Green-Claims#8176 Download and share the new Myths and Facts Infographics! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Download-and-share-the-new-Myths-and-Facts-Infographics Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:46:57 +0100 <p><strong>16 new mini infographics highlight some of the key facts from the&nbsp;Myths and Facts booklet and are perfect for sharing on social media.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Download-and-share-the-new-Myths-and-Facts-Infographics#8126 St. Austell Printing Company Personalise Myths and Facts booklet http://www.twosides.info/UK/St-Austell-Printing-Company-Personalise-Myths-and-Facts-booklet Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:31:00 +0100 <p><strong>St. Austell Printing Company are the latest Two Sides member to personalise the cover of the new Myths and Facts booklet.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/St-Austell-Printing-Company-Personalise-Myths-and-Facts-booklet#8046 E-Books Are No Match for Printed Books http://www.twosides.info/UK/E-Books-Are-No-Match-for-Printed-Books Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:11:08 +0100 <p>A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/E-Books-Are-No-Match-for-Printed-Books#8119 Power of Print Packs a Punch http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print-Packs-a-Punch Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:30:04 +0100 <p><strong>The 2016 Power of Print Seminar, taking placing on 1st November, is promising to be the best to date. With an exceptional line-up of speakers including; Wayne Hemingway MBE, Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, Dave Trott and Jonathon Porritt CBE - just to name a few!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print-Packs-a-Punch#8082 Love Paper campaign has huge reach in August http://www.twosides.info/UK/Love-Paper-campaign-has-huge-reach-in-August Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:07:34 +0100 <p><strong>August was a great month for the Love Paper campaign, with dozens of the pro-paper messages appearing in many of Britain&#39;s newspapers and magazines, reaching millions of consumers. Here are just a few of the adverts...</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Love-Paper-campaign-has-huge-reach-in-August#8081 Innovative paper allows touch to call up information on your phone http://www.twosides.info/UK/Innovative-paper-allows-touch-to-call-up-information-on-your-phone Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:17:29 +0100 <p><strong>It&rsquo;s not exactly mind reading, but what if touching a business card could instantly pull up that person&rsquo;s information on your smartphone?</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Innovative-paper-allows-touch-to-call-up-information-on-your-phone#8066 Read the new edition of The Page http://www.twosides.info/Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-Quarterly-Newsletter Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:14:53 +0100 <p><strong>Anti-Greenwash successes, a new Myths and Facts booklet,&nbsp;our latest consumer research, the new Print Power magazine plus the No Wonder You Love Paper competition winners&#39; stories... Have a read of Two Sides and Print Power&#39;s newsletter - The Page.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-Quarterly-Newsletter#8060 PPA’s Sustainability Summit is now open for booking http://www.twosides.info/UK/PPAs-Sustainability-Summit--is-now-open-for-booking Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:24:57 +0100 <p><strong>This annual Summit, free for PPA members, provides a unique opportunity for publishers to hear about the latest sustainability initiatives, offering innovative and practical ways to improve supply chain sustainability and delivering clear business benefits.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/PPAs-Sustainability-Summit--is-now-open-for-booking#8039 The Sunday Times to win an award for Clean Air Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Sunday-Times-to-win-an-award-for-Clean-Air-Campaign Mon, 01 Aug 2016 09:15:00 +0100 <p><strong>The Sunday Times is to be presented with an award for its Clean Air Campaign and contribution to public health.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Sunday-Times-to-win-an-award-for-Clean-Air-Campaign#8086 Consumers still love print and paper, but environmental misunderstandings persist http://www.twosides.info/UK/Global-Research-Survey Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:34:07 +0100 <p><strong>As the world of communication continually shifts towards digital, many consumers are being given a message that this is better for the environment.&nbsp;This latest Two Sides survey provides an insight into how consumers view these initiatives, including the environmental impacts of digital versus paper-based communications, and how they perceive and use paper in their daily lives.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Global-Research-Survey#7969 PrintWeek joined 4 of our competition winners to UPM's Augsburg mill. http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintWeek-joined-4-of-our-competition-winners-to-UPMs-Augsburg-mill Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:18:07 +0100 <p><strong>Launched in April 2015, the No Wonder You Love Paper competition involved entrants watching a short video about European forests and answering three multiple choice questions. There were more than 5,000 entries, but only 24 could win, and these winners headed out with their plus ones to a variety of participating mills all over Europe, including in Belgium, Sweden, Germany and Slovakia.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintWeek-joined-4-of-our-competition-winners-to-UPMs-Augsburg-mill#8010 IP partners with Amazon to make sure you never run out of paper again http://www.twosides.info/UK/IP-partners-with-Amazon-to-make-sure-you-never-run-out-of-paper-again Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:05:33 +0100 <p><strong>Offices may never run out of paper again thanks to International Paper Co.&rsquo;s participation in an Amazon.com Inc. program that replenishes supplies with the push of a button.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/IP-partners-with-Amazon-to-make-sure-you-never-run-out-of-paper-again#8009 UK newspapers get boost in sales following Brexit http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-newspapers-get-boost-in-sales-following-Brexit Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:00:31 +0100 <p><strong>In the immediate wake of Brexit, publishers printed special editions and new products to address the demand for news.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-newspapers-get-boost-in-sales-following-Brexit#8008 Study finds medical electronic records contain more mistakes than paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Study-finds-medical-electronic-records-contain-more-mistakes-than-paper Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:47:24 +0100 <p><strong>From the U.S. to the U.K., governments are pushing for hospitals to shift to electronic records, but one report has found more inaccuracies in the digital form than paper records.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Study-finds-medical-electronic-records-contain-more-mistakes-than-paper#8007 'How Life Unfolds’ paper campaign shows positive results http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Life-Unfolds-paper-campaign-shows-positive-results Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:39:25 +0100 <p><strong>It&rsquo;s been a year since the US paper industry unveiled its&nbsp;&ldquo;How Life Unfolds&rdquo; national campaign&nbsp;and a new survey suggests people are responding to the message that paper is &ldquo;an integral part of our lives.&rdquo;&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Life-Unfolds-paper-campaign-shows-positive-results#8006 HP Commits to Zero Deforestation by 2020 http://www.twosides.info/UK/HP-Commits-to-Zero-Deforestation-by-2020 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:31:36 +0100 <p><strong>Palo Alto, Calif., June 29, 2016</strong>&nbsp;&mdash; Today, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced a commitment to achieve zero deforestation by 2020. All HP brand paper and paper-based product packaging&nbsp;1will be derived from certified and recycled sources by 2020, with a preference for virgin fiber from certified sources of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This pledge is one of several 2016 goals outlined in the company&rsquo;s latest Sustainability Report released today. See the full report at&nbsp;www.hp.com/sustainability.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/HP-Commits-to-Zero-Deforestation-by-2020#7933 Fed up with misleading email footers? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Fed-up-of-misleading-email-footers Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:29:55 +0100 <p>Just a quick scroll through our email inboxes and it won&#39;t take long before we come across a statement like; &nbsp;&#39;<strong>Think before you print</strong>&#39; and &#39;<strong>Please consider the environment - do you really need to print this email?</strong>&#39;.&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Fed-up-of-misleading-email-footers#7910 BCF personalise the new Myths and Facts booklet http://www.twosides.info/UK/BCF-personalise-the-new-Myths-and-Facts-booklet Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:45:00 +0100 <p><strong>The British Coatings Federation (BCF) are the latest Two Sides member to personalise the cover of the all-new Myths and Facts booklet.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/BCF-personalise-the-new-Myths-and-Facts-booklet#7903 Personalise the new Myths and Facts booklet http://www.twosides.info/Create-Your-Own-Myths-And-Facts-Booklet Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:09:00 +0100 <p><strong>Members&nbsp;of Two Sides can personalise the brand new Myths and Facts booklet. By adding your company&rsquo;s logo to the front cover, and corporate images and text to the inside cover,&nbsp;these personalised booklets can be a&nbsp;valuable tool to promote the sustainability of print and paper to customers, staff and stakeholders.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/Create-Your-Own-Myths-And-Facts-Booklet#7838 Scientists develop paper that lifts viruses from water http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientists-develop-paper-that-lifts-viruses-from-water Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:37:54 +0100 <p><strong>With a sheet of paper, Swedish scientists aim to help solve the problem of accessing safe drinking water, which affects more than 748 million people globally.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientists-develop-paper-that-lifts-viruses-from-water#7905 UPM sets ambitious responsibility targets for 2030 http://www.twosides.info/UK/UPM-sets-ambitious-responsibility-targets-for-2030 Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:33:19 +0100 <p><strong>UPM sets new responsibility targets for 2030 in 11 areas; among these are zero process waste to landfills or to incineration without energy recovery, 100% of wood fibers will be from certified sources, and 30% cut in CO2 emissions from 2008 baseline</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UPM-sets-ambitious-responsibility-targets-for-2030#7895 Jonathon Porritt Announced as the Power of Print Sustainability Speaker http://www.twosides.info/UK/Jonathon-Porritt-Announced-as-the-Power-of-Print-Sustainability-Speaker Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:11:10 +0100 <p><strong>The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change should prepare all businesses for a time of constant, radical disruption: either we DO innovate our way through to an ultra-low-carbon economy, which will totally transform energy, transport, other sectors (including pulp, paper and print) and food; or we DON&#39;T, in which case runaway climate change will disrupt just about everything, everywhere.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Jonathon-Porritt-Announced-as-the-Power-of-Print-Sustainability-Speaker#7854 Dragons Den with #Nolimits http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dragons-Den-with-Nolimits Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:24:28 +0100 <p><strong>Last week saw a Dragons Den style event take place at the head office of leading paper merchant, Antalis in Leicestershire, with nine young entrepreneurs pitching their marketing ideas to a formidable line-up of dragons in the hope that they would be selected to put their ideas into practice. The twist in the tale was that all the candidates who stepped up to the challenge are currently taking part in a unique #nolimits programme, created by Commercial Group, which supports disadvantaged young people in changing their current life circumstances.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dragons-Den-with-Nolimits#7851 Digital Media May Be Changing How You Think http://www.twosides.info/UK/Digital-Media-May-Be-Changing-How-You-Think Wed, 25 May 2016 16:14:58 +0100 <p><strong>New research suggests whether information is presented electronically or on paper affects the way we process it</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Digital-Media-May-Be-Changing-How-You-Think#7835 Paper: Paging Through History http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Paging-Through-History Wed, 25 May 2016 14:20:00 +0100 <p><strong>If you are interested in the history of paper and its major influence on society and civilization, you may be interested in this book by Mark Kurlansky</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Paging-Through-History#7836 The Benefits of Handwriting http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Benefits-of-Handwriting-versus-Typing-Infographic Tue, 24 May 2016 15:10:00 +0100 <p><strong>Check out this great infographic highlighting the benefits of good old fashioned handwriting!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Benefits-of-Handwriting-versus-Typing-Infographic#7834 Print Power and Two Sides Launch New Quarterly Newsletter - "The Page" http://www.twosides.info/Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-Quarterly-Newsletter Tue, 17 May 2016 11:21:50 +0100 <p><strong>We needed a great way of communicating our campaign news, latest activities and reports to all of our stakeholders, so we set about developing a new quarterly newsletter to do just that.&nbsp;It&#39;s called &quot;The Page&quot; and you can download every issue here.&nbsp;Members of Two Sides and Print Power will also receive a printed version of every edition of The Page.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-Quarterly-Newsletter#7762 The New Myths and Facts Booklet Launches http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-New-Myths-and-Facts-Booklet-May2016 Fri, 06 May 2016 11:37:59 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides release version 9 of the hugely popular Myths and Facts booklet. With a complete revision of figures and facts used, as well as a redesigned front cover, the Myths and Facts booklet is the best tool to promote the great environmental story of the print and paper industry.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-New-Myths-and-Facts-Booklet-May2016#7743 Visit the new Power of Print seminar website http://www.twosides.infohttp://powerofprint.info/ Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:43:32 +0100 <p><strong>Visit the Power of Print website for event information, speakers and booking&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.infohttp://powerofprint.info/#7764 Adidas ditches 70m plastic bags in favour of sustainable paper bags http://www.twosides.info/UK/Adidas-ditches-70m-plastic-bags-in-favour-of-sustainable-paper-bags Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:54:19 +0100 <p><strong>The sportswear giant Adidas announced it is removing plastic shopping bags from thousands of the company&rsquo;s global retail stores, a move that will eliminate usage of about 70 million plastic bags per year.​&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Adidas-ditches-70m-plastic-bags-in-favour-of-sustainable-paper-bags#7700 How America Saves Trees - With Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-America-Saves-Trees---With-Paper Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:05:00 +0100 <p><strong>Press Release: Unlikely Product Is a Key Tool in Effort to Preserve and Maintain Forest Land for Future Generations.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-America-Saves-Trees---With-Paper#7837 Sustainability and the Printing Industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-and-the-Printing-Industry Mon, 04 Apr 2016 01:34:27 +0100 <p><strong><span style="color:rgb(77, 77, 77)">Print is reinventing itself to be more vibrant than ever, an energetic force in a multichannel communications world.</span></strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-and-the-Printing-Industry#7666 Newsprint Recycled Content Continues to Beat Voluntary Targets http://www.twosides.info/UK/Newsprint-Recycled-Content-Continues-to-Beat-Voluntary-Targets Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:12:12 +0100 <p><strong>The recycled content of newsprint used to publish local and national newspapers stands at 71 per cent, an independent report shows.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Newsprint-Recycled-Content-Continues-to-Beat-Voluntary-Targets#7644 Understanding Forest Campaigns, Activists and their Demands http://www.twosides.info/UK/Understanding-Forest-Campaigns-Activists-and-their-Demands Wed, 30 Mar 2016 12:14:37 +0100 <p><strong>In his article, &ldquo;Understanding Forest Campaigns, Activists and their Demands,&rdquo;&nbsp;Tyler Elm discusses the differences between social purpose NGOs and political activist NGOs, as well as the historical context of forest campaigns.&nbsp; He goes on to discuss the campaign by Greenpeace against Resolute, as well as the relationship between forest certification systems and activists.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Understanding-Forest-Campaigns-Activists-and-their-Demands#7665 European Forests are growing by over 1,500 football pitches every day! http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Forests-are-growing-by-over-1500-football-pitches-every-day Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:31:03 +0000 <p><strong>Between 2005 and 2015, European forests grew by 44,000km2 &nbsp;- that&rsquo;s an area bigger than Switzerland and amounts to over 1,500 football pitches of forest growth every day!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Forests-are-growing-by-over-1500-football-pitches-every-day#7600 Don’t believe all you read! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dont-believe-all-you-read Thu, 10 Mar 2016 11:41:21 +0000 <p><strong>How often have you seen a marketing message that just doesn&rsquo;t seem right but you&rsquo;re not sure what the truth is?&nbsp;Kindly, two eagle-eyed Two Sides members reached for their cameras and have asked us to investigate some recent scare messages.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dont-believe-all-you-read#7548 What Your Digital Campaign Is Missing, According to Neuroscience http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-Your-Digital-Campaign-Is-Missing-According-to-Neuroscience Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18:21:34 +0000 <p><strong>From increased awareness and recall to increased digital ad effectiveness, print advertising still plays a vital role in executing successful campaigns. &nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-Your-Digital-Campaign-Is-Missing-According-to-Neuroscience#7663 Online Goes Offline! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Online-Goes-Offline Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:59:19 +0000 <p><strong><span style="color:rgb(68, 68, 68)">International tech giants have created a digital revolution, transforming the way that we consume media on screen. However, 5 digital brands have embraced print magazines in order to forge a stronger connection with its consumers, staff and stakeholders. </span></strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Online-Goes-Offline#7664 Futuristic Data Security From a Pen and Pad http://www.twosides.info/UK/Futuristic-Data-Security-From-a-Pen-and-Pad Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:50:14 +0000 <p><strong>&ldquo;Paper records are the killer app for stopping hackers&quot; and &quot;computerized data are&nbsp;inherently insecure,&rdquo; notes Glenn Reynolds.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Futuristic-Data-Security-From-a-Pen-and-Pad#7662 Whatever happened to offering customers what they want and need? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Whatever-happened-to-offering-customers-what-they-want-and-need Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:16:00 +0000 <p>Consumers of all ages denied the freedom of paper bills.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Whatever-happened-to-offering-customers-what-they-want-and-need#7382 McDonald’s partners with James Cropper for paper cup recycling trial http://www.twosides.info/UK/McDonalds-partners-with-James-Cropper-for-pioneering-recycling-trial Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:57:50 +0000 <p><strong>McDonald&rsquo;s UK have partnered up with&nbsp;British papermaker James Cropper in a new trial aimed at recycling the fast food giant&#39;s paper cups.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/McDonalds-partners-with-James-Cropper-for-pioneering-recycling-trial#7348 UN invites UPM to join a group of world’s top 50 sustainability leaders http://www.twosides.info/UK/UN-invites-UPM-to-join-a-group-of-worlds-top-50-sustainability-leaders Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:26:13 +0000 <p><strong>UPM has accepted a special invitation to join the United Nations Global Compact LEAD as of 1 January 2016. UPM is the first forest industry company and also the first Finnish company ever to receive such an invitation.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UN-invites-UPM-to-join-a-group-of-worlds-top-50-sustainability-leaders#7341 Fuller Davies has been named as one of Archant’s Green 100 businesses http://www.twosides.info/UK/Fuller-Davies-has-been-named-as-one-of-Archants-Green-100-businesses Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:52:09 +0000 <p>Keen to demonstrate good environmental practice in the print sector, Fuller Davies promote their environmental work to customers and other stakeholders through blogs, open days and social media.&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Fuller-Davies-has-been-named-as-one-of-Archants-Green-100-businesses#7313 Sustainability and the digital ‘revolution’ http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-and-the-digital-revolution Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:03:16 +0000 <p><strong>A common rallying cry for &ldquo;going digital&rdquo; is environmental sustainability&mdash;using less print and paper, the argument goes, saves resources&mdash;but rarely do those making the argument consider the very real environmental costs of digital technology.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-and-the-digital-revolution#7321 In age of digital records, paper still carries weight http://www.twosides.info/UK/In-age-of-digital-records-paper-still-carries-weight Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:46:29 +0000 <p><strong>In a recent blog post for the <em>New York Times</em>, Dr. Abigail Zuger, M.D. writes that, as electronic recordkeeping becomes more predominant in the medical field, giving everyone access to information can actually be more difficult.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/In-age-of-digital-records-paper-still-carries-weight#7315 Two Sides and Print Power UK 2015 - A Year of Progress http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-UK-2015-A-Year-of-Progress Wed, 23 Dec 2015 10:34:33 +0000 <p><strong>As 2015 draws to a close, it&#39;s time to look back at some of the great things that have been achieved this year. We&#39;ve had a really busy and successful year and we couldn&rsquo;t have done it without the ongoing support from our members, partners and everyone else who follows the campaigns.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-UK-2015-A-Year-of-Progress#7260 Is Print Dead? Download the Infographic http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Print-Dead-Download-the-Infographic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 11:12:20 +0000 <p><strong>The folks at Print-Print have produced this huge infographic featuring the Two Sides survey into consumer preferences for print. Check it out, feel free to share and you can download the PDF at the bottom of the page.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Print-Dead-Download-the-Infographic#7258 Peppermint Print Ltd, our latest members http://www.twosides.info/UK/Peppermint-Print-Ltd-our-latest-members Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:50:36 +0000 <p><strong>Two Sides and Print Power extend a warm welcome to Peppermint Print as new members to the campaign.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Peppermint-Print-Ltd-our-latest-members#7252 70% success rate for Two Sides in tackling Global Greenwash http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Global-Anti-Greenwash-Campaign Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:06:47 +0000 <p>Release date; 19th November, London, 12:00 GMT</p> <p><strong>Two Sides, the global initiative to promote the sustainability of print and paper, has reported a 70% success rate in persuading global organisations to remove misleading green claims from their communications as part of its worldwide anti-greenwash campaign.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Global-Anti-Greenwash-Campaign#7101 St Bride Foundation launches new 'Foster-A-Book' fundraising campaign - Spread the Word! http://www.twosides.info/UK/St-Bride-Foundation-launches-Foster-A-Book Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:33:00 +0000 <p><strong>The much-loved St Bride Foundation is in need of a major restoration to bring the building back to its former glory. The Heritage Lottery Fund hopes to support the Foundation, but first &pound;125,000 needs to be raised to conduct the initial surveys and produce plans. &nbsp;The campaign was launched on the 21 October 2015 and that will be 125 days since the Foundation started on the 23 February 1891, when it will celebrate its 125th year anniversary.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/St-Bride-Foundation-launches-Foster-A-Book#7106 Amazon opens first bricks-and-mortar store http://www.twosides.info/UK/Amazon-opens-first-bricks-and-mortar-store Thu, 19 Nov 2015 05:56:53 +0000 <p><strong>The online mega-retailer has opened its first &lsquo;real&rsquo; bookstore, with an inventory including thousands of the site&rsquo;s most highly-rated print books.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Amazon-opens-first-bricks-and-mortar-store#7123 Power of Print 2015 Presentations http://www.twosides.info/Power-of-Print-Presentations-2015 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:31:57 +0000 <p><strong>Leading experts give their views on print media&#39;s role in a multi-channel world. View the presentations from the 2015 Power of Print seminar.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/Power-of-Print-Presentations-2015#7128 Power of Print Seminar 2015 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print-Seminar-2015 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 15:00:49 +0000 <p><strong>Tuesday 3rd November saw the annual Power of Print seminar. 160 guests heard from leading industry speakers about the future of print media in a multi-channel world.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Power-of-Print-Seminar-2015#7045 Help support International Print Day! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Support-International-Print-Day Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:17:20 +0100 <p><strong>International Print Day 2015 is coming up on Wedneday 14th October, here&#39;s a little about this great event and a few ways how you can get involved.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Support-International-Print-Day#6944 International Print Day 2015 - Tweet ideas! http://www.twosides.info/UK/International-Print-Day-2015---Tweet-ideas Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:01:09 +0100 <p><strong><em>International Print Day, 14th October 2015</em></strong></p> <p><strong>Wednesday, 14th October, 2015 is International print Day!&nbsp; You can participate and help the print and paper community by sharing our selection of &ldquo;tweet-friendly&rdquo; facts we created for #IPD15. It&rsquo;s a fantastic way to remind people why print and paper is a sustainable way to communicate, and bust myths while you are at it. Just cut and paste into Twitter &ndash; we&rsquo;ve done the work for you!</strong></p> <p><strong>So please get Tweeting!!</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/International-Print-Day-2015---Tweet-ideas#6943 Waterstones to stop selling Kindles in-store http://www.twosides.info/UK/Waterstones-to-stop-selling-Kindles-in-store Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:20:37 +0100 <p><strong>Waterstones is removing Amazon&rsquo;s Kindle devices from&nbsp;many of it stores as sales &ldquo;continue to be pitiful&rdquo;.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Waterstones-to-stop-selling-Kindles-in-store#6913 ICT does not improve learning, says OECD http://www.twosides.info/UK/ICT-doesnt-improve-learning-says-OECD Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:25:00 +0100 <p><strong>Schools have yet to take advantage of the potential of technology in the classroom to tackle the digital divide and give every student the skills they need in today&rsquo;s connected world, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of digital skills.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/ICT-doesnt-improve-learning-says-OECD#6839 Park Communcations Joins Two Sides and Print Power http://www.twosides.info/UK/Park-Communcations-Joins-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:56:14 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides and Print Power are delighted to have Park Communications join as members. Park Communications are committed to environmental responsibility and as an organisation have made some inspirational efforts.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Park-Communcations-Joins-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power#6732 The World's Forest Coverage - Mapped! http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Worlds-Forest-Coverage---Mapped Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:10:33 +0100 <p><strong>Telegraph Travel, using World Bank data, have put together a fascinating map showing the total forest coverage of countries around the globe.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Worlds-Forest-Coverage---Mapped#6717 Filtering deadly water with the 'drinkable book' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Filtering-deadly-water-with-the-drinkable-books Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:25:52 +0100 <p><strong>In partnership with Dr. Theresa Dankovich from Carnegie Mellon, WATERisLIFE introduced The Drinkable Book, the first-ever manual that gives safe water tips and serves as a tool to kill deadly waterborne diseases by providing the reader with an opportunity to create clean, drinkable water from each page.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Filtering-deadly-water-with-the-drinkable-books#6706 Two Sides report interim success in Anti-Greenwash Campaign. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-report-interim-success-in-Anti-Greenwash-Campaign Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:37:52 +0100 <p><strong>84% of organisations remove Greenwash following the latest Two Sides Anti-Greenwash Campaign</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-report-interim-success-in-Anti-Greenwash-Campaign#6594 US Paper and Packaging Industry Joins Together to Launch National Consumer Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/US-Paper-and-Packaging-Industry-Joins-Together-to-Launch-National-Consumer-Campaign Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:58:04 +0100 <p><strong>Paper &amp; Packaging &ndash; How Life Unfolds &trade; Campaign Looks to Increase Appreciation and Demand.&nbsp;The program is financed by U.S. manufacturers and importers from four industry sectors including printing and writing; Kraft packaging paper, containerboard and paperboard.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/US-Paper-and-Packaging-Industry-Joins-Together-to-Launch-National-Consumer-Campaign#6548 The “paperless” workplace: not as green as you think http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-paperless-workplace-not-as-green-as-you-think Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0100 <p><strong>Interesting blog from Tim English on paper and electronics and the efficient use of both.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-paperless-workplace-not-as-green-as-you-think#6651 No Wonder You Love Paper June Update http://www.twosides.info/UK/No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-June-Update Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:12:54 +0100 <p><strong>The campaign is really picking up a pace and hopefully you may have already seen the ads for yourself in your favourite newspaper or magazine. &nbsp;Here are just some of the adverts which were placed in June.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-June-Update#6527 New Two Sides Survey: "Reading from paper or reading from screens. What do consumers prefer?" http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reading-from-paper-or-reading-from-screens-What-do-consumers-prefer Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:01:05 +0100 <p><strong>A new survey into the preferences of consumers for printed versus digital communications has been published. The survey, which was commissioned by Two Sides and undertaken by international research company Toluna, sought the opinions and preferences of 500 consumers in the UK and 1,000 in the US on a number of issues relating to the switch from paper-based to digital media.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reading-from-paper-or-reading-from-screens-What-do-consumers-prefer#6524 Parents urged to ban phones and tablets before school http://www.twosides.info/UK/Parents-urged-to-ban-phones-and-tablets-before-school Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:04:02 +0100 <p><strong>Parents should ban children from using tablets and smartphones before they set off for school in the morning, an expert has said.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Parents-urged-to-ban-phones-and-tablets-before-school#6513 Paper notebooks and adult colouring books are in! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-notebooks-and-adult-colouring-books-are-in Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:44:59 +0100 <p><strong>At Two Sides, we are partial to all things paper!&nbsp; But so are many other people as evidenced in several recent articles about the continuing appeal of paper notebooks (bullet journal anyone?), and the rising popularity of adult colouring books.&nbsp; </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-notebooks-and-adult-colouring-books-are-in#6518 The Growth Industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Growth-Industry Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:49:03 +0100 <p><strong>Ever since the first tree was felled to make a newspaper, print has been linked with environmental impact. But once you go beyond the myths and look at the facts, you will find an entirely sustainable medium that creates more resources than it uses.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Growth-Industry#6508 Wood-based paper that emits light holds key to eco-friendlier devices http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wood-based-paper-that-emits-light-holds-key-to-eco-friendlier-devices Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:45:07 +0100 <p><strong>Chinese scientists have developed a wood-based paper that&rsquo;s also transparent and light-emitting&mdash;an innovation that could lead to greener smartphones and tablets in the future, Tech Times reported May 22.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wood-based-paper-that-emits-light-holds-key-to-eco-friendlier-devices#6490 Two Sides launches European fact sheets to combat environmental misconceptions of print and paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-European-fact-sheets Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:46:57 +0100 <p><strong>Print and paper is a highly sustainable form of communication in today&rsquo;s digital society. Despite this, there are still misconceptions that it is wasteful, detrimental to the environment and responsible for deforestation. More worrying is the misunderstanding that digital communication is more environmentally friendly, which is not always the case.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-European-fact-sheets#6446 A Greener Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Greener-Europe Wed, 27 May 2015 17:57:06 +0100 <p><strong>The Austrian pavilion at the 2015 World Expo in Milan demonstrates how the pavilion&rsquo;s &lsquo;green&rsquo; architecture could serve as a model for cities of the future. Entering the pavilion is like entering an Austrian forest. The fresh air from the forest is being channelled to the internal buildings and acting as a natural ventilation system.&nbsp;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Greener-Europe#6394 Dumped E-Waste Worth up to $19 Billion Annually Poses Risks to Health, Deprives Countries of Resources, Says UNEP report http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dumped-E-Waste-Worth-up-to-$19-Billion-Annually-Poses-Risks-to-Health-Deprives-Countries-of-Resources-Says-UNEP-report Fri, 15 May 2015 11:10:16 +0100 <p><strong>Geneva, 12 May 2015</strong> - Up to 90 per cent of the world&#39;s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year, according to a report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Dumped-E-Waste-Worth-up-to-$19-Billion-Annually-Poses-Risks-to-Health-Deprives-Countries-of-Resources-Says-UNEP-report#6358 Buenos Aires ranks as top destination for bookstores http://www.twosides.info/UK/Buenos-Aires-ranks-as-top-destination-for-bookstores Fri, 15 May 2015 10:04:20 +0100 <p><strong>Buenos Aires has ranked at the top when it comes to bookstores and apparently a love for the printed word.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Buenos-Aires-ranks-as-top-destination-for-bookstores#6356 No Wonder You Love Paper update http://www.twosides.info/UK/No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-update Wed, 13 May 2015 14:13:00 +0100 <p><strong>The No Wonder You Love Paper competition kicked off at the beginning of April and it has gotten off to a great start!...</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-update#6348 Global forestry and paper industry lowers emissions http://www.twosides.info/UK/Global-forestry-and-paper-industry-lowers-emissions Thu, 07 May 2015 16:17:41 +0100 <p><strong>WASHINGTON, May 5, 2015</strong> (press release) &ndash; The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations&rsquo; (ICFPA) 2015 Sustainability Progress Report shows improvements on a range of sustainability indicators and focuses on the industry&rsquo;s contributions toward a green economy.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Global-forestry-and-paper-industry-lowers-emissions#6335 Apple recognizes the sustainable features of paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Apple-recognizes-the-sustainable-features-of-paper Wed, 06 May 2015 21:04:32 +0100 <p><strong>iTimber: Apple Partners with The Conservation Fund to Manage Working Forests</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Apple-recognizes-the-sustainable-features-of-paper#6355 The Earth is Getting Greener http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Earth-is-Getting-Greener Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:10:00 +0100 <p><strong>Australian scientists have analysed 20 years of satellite data and found that the world&#39;s trees and plants now store four billion more tonnes of carbon than they did in 2003. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Earth-is-Getting-Greener#6255 Paper still going strong, despite the 'paperless office' predictions of the 70s http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-still-going-strong-despite-the-paperless-office-predictions-of-the-70s Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:55:15 +0100 <p><strong>The phrase &#39;paperless office&#39; was coined way back in the 1970s, when commentators, buoyed by the exciting potential offered by technology, predicted that all record handling would be purely electronic by the 1990s.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-still-going-strong-despite-the-paperless-office-predictions-of-the-70s#6252 European Countries Biggest E-Waste Producers http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-countries-biggest-E-Waste-producers Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:50:42 +0100 <p><strong>Europe is producing the highest amount of e-waste per capita in the world, with Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark and the UK at the top of the global table.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-countries-biggest-E-Waste-producers#6249 Did you catch any No Wonder You Love Paper adverts over the weekend? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Did-you-catch-any-No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-adverts-over-the-weekend Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:08:32 +0100 <p><strong>A busy weekend for No Wonder You Love Paper! Readers of the Independent, i or Evening Standard may have spotted us...</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Did-you-catch-any-No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-adverts-over-the-weekend#6242 Pee-Powered Paper Distress Signal! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Pee-Powered-Paper-Fuel-Cell Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:26:06 +0100 <p><strong>Recycled photocopier paper pyramids send distress signals when you pee on them</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Pee-Powered-Paper-Fuel-Cell#6236 New Competition Goes To Print! http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Competition-Goes-To-Print Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:21:03 +0100 <p><strong>Today we saw the first No Wonder You Love Paper Competition advert in a national newspaper! </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Competition-Goes-To-Print#6235 CEPI announces new event partnership with PRIMA http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-announces-new-event-partnership-with-PRIMA Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:56:40 +0100 <p><strong>Today the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) announced a new event partnership with PRIMA, the Paper &amp; Related Industries Marketing Association. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-announces-new-event-partnership-with-PRIMA#6231 Sustainable Packaging Will Be a Key Growth Factor in the Global Recycled Paper Packaging Market http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-Packaging-Will-Be-a-Key-Growth-Factor-in-the-Global-Recycled-Paper-Packaging-Market Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:54:00 +0100 <p><strong>Press Release</strong>: Technavio Research&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Wed, Apr 8, 2015 16:35 BST</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-Packaging-Will-Be-a-Key-Growth-Factor-in-the-Global-Recycled-Paper-Packaging-Market#6227 Pencil lines on paper could create sensor for robots, wearable technologies http://www.twosides.info/UK/Pencil-lines-on-paper-could-create-sensor-for-robots-wearable-technologies Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:26:39 +0100 <p><strong>When someone draws a rectangle on a piece of paper, most people see a doodle or geometry homework, but researchers in China see a potential sensor for robotics and wearable technologies. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Pencil-lines-on-paper-could-create-sensor-for-robots-wearable-technologies#6223 Win a fact-finding forest trip for two! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Win-a-fact-finding-forest-trip Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:56:43 +0100 <p><strong>The 2015 </strong><em><strong>No Wonder You Love Paper</strong></em><strong> competition is giving 30 winners and their partners the chance to see sustainable forestry in action. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Win-a-fact-finding-forest-trip#6208 Plans for the world's tallest wooden skyscraper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Plans-for-the-worlds-tallest-wooden-skyscraper Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:37:00 +0000 <p><strong>A wooden skyscraper that Austrian architects say will be the tallest of its kind in the world is to be built in Vienna next year.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Plans-for-the-worlds-tallest-wooden-skyscraper#6157 Staying organised with an old-fashioned paper planner http://www.twosides.info/UK/Staying-organised-with-an-old-fashioned-paper-planner Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:32:30 +0000 <p><strong>The organisation of my personal life is one area in which technology has failed me. I&#39;ve gone the archaic route of keeping track of everything on paper, and here&#39;s why it works so well.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Staying-organised-with-an-old-fashioned-paper-planner#6156 Researchers envision paper solar cells providing cheap power http://www.twosides.info/UK/Researchers-envision-paper-solar-cells-providing-cheap-power Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:57:24 +0000 <p><strong>Imagine a future in which solar cells are everywhere around you&mdash;on your window shades, in your laptop cover, in your clothing, perhaps even on a folded slip of paper that you carry in your pocket and take out when you want to charge your cell phone or other electronic gadget.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Researchers-envision-paper-solar-cells-providing-cheap-power#6155 The New Print Power Website Launches! http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Print-Power-Website-Launches Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:35:28 +0000 <p><strong>Print Power informs leading media and marketing professionals across Europe; promoting the use and effectiveness of print media in a multi-channel world.</strong> <strong>The new website has an abundance of information and resources surrounding the effectiveness of print, presented in a newly designed website. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Print-Power-Website-Launches#6154 Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-digital-natives-prefer-reading-in-print-Yes-you-read-that-right. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:18:00 +0000 <p><strong>Young people still prefer reading printed books more than digital materials</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-digital-natives-prefer-reading-in-print-Yes-you-read-that-right.#6151 More Research on the Negative Effects of Using E-Readers before Going to Sleep http://www.twosides.info/UK/More-Research-on-the-Negative-Effects-of-Using-E-Readers-before-Going-to-Sleep Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:59:12 +0000 <p><strong>A new study from Brigham and Women&#39;s Hospital (BWH) has discovered more information about how reading on screens before bed is causing sleep and health problems. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/More-Research-on-the-Negative-Effects-of-Using-E-Readers-before-Going-to-Sleep#6137 Two Sides Launches New Global Anti-Greenwash Initiative http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Launches-New-Global-Anti-Greenwash-Initiative Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:28:38 +0000 <p><strong>Release date; 4th March 2015, London, 12:00 CET</strong></p> <p><strong>Two Sides launches new global initiative to stop the use of misleading &ldquo;go green &ndash; go paperless&rdquo; environmental claims</strong></p> <p><em>New research reveals major global corporations are still flouting regulations put in place to protect consumers from misleading marketing claims.</em></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Launches-New-Global-Anti-Greenwash-Initiative#6136 Sales of Paper Maps Rise for the First Time in a Decade http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sales-of-Paper-Maps-Rise-for-the-First-Time-in-a-Decade Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:10:28 +0000 <p><strong>Sales of Ordnance Survey maps are up 7 % for the financial year 2014-2015 as consumers increasingly want a map which doesn&#39;t rely on batteries and satellites. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sales-of-Paper-Maps-Rise-for-the-First-Time-in-a-Decade#6125 Print your digital photos or risk losing them, Google boss warns http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-out-digital-photos-or-risk-losing-them-Google-boss-warns Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:26:27 +0000 <p><strong>Google&#39;s vice president, Vint Cerf warns we should print off our treasured photos or risk losing them through outdated operating systems. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-out-digital-photos-or-risk-losing-them-Google-boss-warns#6123 New research shows consumers absorb and understand more when reading in print http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-research-shows-consumers-absorb-and-understand-more-when-reading-in-print Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:44:27 +0000 <p>New research produced by London Economics, on behalf of the Keep Me Posted&nbsp; (KMP) campaign, is one of the biggest studies of behavioural economics testing the effectiveness of paper versus online statements in money management.</p> <p>The online survey found that consumers were more likely to <strong>understand</strong> the information they were given,<strong> take appropriate action</strong>, and <strong>make better financial decisions.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-research-shows-consumers-absorb-and-understand-more-when-reading-in-print#6088 Students prefer to read from books rather than screens finds new survey http://www.twosides.info/UK/Students-prefer-to-read-from-books-finds-new-survey-rather-than-screens-and-find-it-easier-to-concentrate-when-reading-print Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:58:19 +0000 <p><strong>College students are highly cost-conscious when acquiring books. Yet when you remove price from the equation, the choice is generally print. In response to the survey question: If the price were identical, would you prefer to read in print or digitally? Over 75% of students in my samples from the United States, Japan, Germany, and Slovakia preferred print, both for school work and when reading for pleasure. (In Germany, the numbers were a whopping 94% for school reading and 90% for leisure.)</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Students-prefer-to-read-from-books-finds-new-survey-rather-than-screens-and-find-it-easier-to-concentrate-when-reading-print#6082 NEW Two Sides Myths and Facts Booklet http://www.twosides.info/UK/NEW-Two-Sides-Myths-and-Facts-Booklet Thu, 05 Feb 2015 23:57:52 +0000 <p><strong>One of our most important resources, the <em>Myths &amp; Facts Booklet</em>,&nbsp;has been updated for 2015 including&nbsp;two new facts on; the benefits&nbsp;of packaging and, consumers&nbsp;choice&nbsp;to receive paper communications.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/NEW-Two-Sides-Myths-and-Facts-Booklet#6055 Royal Mail MarketReach Launch Mail Men http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Mail-MarketReach-Launch-Mail-Men Wed, 04 Feb 2015 10:08:24 +0000 <p><strong>Royal Mail MarketReach has launched the Mail Men campaign to promote the pioneering research carried out in The Private Life of Mail report. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Mail-MarketReach-Launch-Mail-Men#6051 Carlsberg to develop biodegradable wood-fibre bottle http://www.twosides.info/UK/Carlsberg-to-develop-biodegradable-wood-fibre-bottle Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:47:23 +0000 <p><strong>Carlsberg and partners are developing the world&rsquo;s first fully biodegradable beer bottle. The bottle will be made from sustainably sourced wood fibre or paper pulp and be known as the &quot;Green Fibre Bottle&quot;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Carlsberg-to-develop-biodegradable-wood-fibre-bottle#6041 The Power of Print: Student cover competition http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Power-of-Print-Student-cover-competition Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:09:42 +0000 <p><strong>Working with final year illustration and animations students at Kingston University London, PrintWeek have launched the Power of Print student cover competition.</strong></p> <p>The brief: illustrate the enduring strength of print in today&#39;s multi-media environment.</p> <p>Below are the shortlisted entries, you can vote for your favourite via the link at the bottom. The winning design will be revealed in late March.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Power-of-Print-Student-cover-competition#5862 Important study from Royal Mail MarketReach on the effectiveness and impact of mail http://www.twosides.info/UK/Important-study-from-Royal-Mail-MarketReach-on-the-effectiveness-and-impact-of-mail Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:44:19 +0000 <p><strong>Over the past 18 months, Royal Mail MarketReach have conducted eight separate strands of research with the aim of creating one complete story and comprehensive view of the ways in which mail impacts consumers. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Important-study-from-Royal-Mail-MarketReach-on-the-effectiveness-and-impact-of-mail#5855 Is David the New Goliath? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-David-the-New-Goliath Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:38:51 +0000 <p><strong><em>Do corporates now live in fear of NGOs? The case of Resolute versus Greenpeace poses some new questions about CSR or NGOSR!</em></strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-David-the-New-Goliath#5660 Doctors warn of E-readers damaging sleep and health http://www.twosides.info/UK/Doctors-warn-of-E-readers-damaging-sleep-and-health Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:58:56 +0000 <p><strong>A team from Harvard Medical School have found that it takes longer to fall asleep reading a light-emmitting e-reader, compared to a printed book, leading to a poorer quality sleep and increased tiredness the following day. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Doctors-warn-of-E-readers-damaging-sleep-and-health#5637 A biodegradable Battery? http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-biodegradable-Battery Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:54:53 +0000 <p><strong>Designer Tsung Chih-Hsien has created a tiny cardboard capsule that could power your phone. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-biodegradable-Battery#5627 Autumn Seminar Videos Now Available! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Autumn-Seminar-Videos-Now-Available Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:43:52 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Autumn-Seminar-Videos-Now-Available#5624 It's not just Christmas that wouldn't be the same without paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Its-not-just-Christmas-that-wouldnt-be-the-same-without-paper Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:07:39 +0000 <p><strong>Mark Miodownik recently wrote a great piece in the Guardian, telling of paper&#39;s fascinating history, the manufacturing process and in particular its appeal during the Christmas period. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Its-not-just-Christmas-that-wouldnt-be-the-same-without-paper#5618 Is it the axe for the Danish print tax? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Danes-likely-to-axe-the-proposed-print-advertising-tax Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:34:59 +0000 <p><strong>Good news for the Danish industry which has been fighting off a punitive print &#39;enviro-tax&#39;.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Danes-likely-to-axe-the-proposed-print-advertising-tax#5616 Keep Me Posted gains news coverage from OAP discrimination figures http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-gains-news-coverage-from-OAP-discrimination-figures Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:39:47 +0000 <p><strong>The Keep Me Posted Campaign continues to attract more media attention. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-gains-news-coverage-from-OAP-discrimination-figures#5589 Sappi and Edinburgh Napier University discover new low-cost process to make nanocellulose. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sappi-and-Edinburgh-Napier-University-discover-new-low-cost-process-to-make-nanocellulose-Promises-wonder-material-break-through. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:56:29 +0000 <p><strong>Sappi Media Release</strong></p> <p>Johannesburg and Edinburgh, 09 December 2014</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sappi-and-Edinburgh-Napier-University-discover-new-low-cost-process-to-make-nanocellulose-Promises-wonder-material-break-through.#5548 Two Sides in Tokyo http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-in-Tokyo Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:33:16 +0000 <p><strong>Japanese environmental group celebrates 10 years with conference and Two Sides presentation</strong>.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-in-Tokyo#5537 Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs http://www.twosides.info/UK/Modern-hand-dryers-are-much-worse-than-paper-towels-when-it-comes-to-spreading-germs Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:00:06 +0000 <p><strong>New research from the University of Leeds shows that hand dryers can spread bacteria in public toilets</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Modern-hand-dryers-are-much-worse-than-paper-towels-when-it-comes-to-spreading-germs#5511 Reasons to be Optimistic about Deforestation http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reasons-to-be-Optimistic-about-Deforestation Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:38:38 +0000 <p><strong>Prominent conservationist, Rhett Butler, says he is finally finding reason to be optimistic about the future of tropical forests.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reasons-to-be-Optimistic-about-Deforestation#5508 Keep Me Posted Campaign Spreads to Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-Campaign-Spreads-to-Europe Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:16:47 +0000 <p><strong>The Keep Me Posted campaign has now landed in Europe following great success in the UK.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-Campaign-Spreads-to-Europe#5536 Internet Drives Packaging Growth And Recycling Challenges http://www.twosides.info/UK/Internet-Drives-Packaging-Growth-And-Recycling-Challenges Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:24:50 +0000 <p><strong>Recycling rates for packaging are high but the growth of packing arising from online purchases is leading to some new and innovative ideas on how to improve rates still further</strong>.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Internet-Drives-Packaging-Growth-And-Recycling-Challenges#5487 WWF launches The Forest Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-launches-its-Forest-Campaign Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:57:30 +0000 <p><strong>WWF has launched its Forest Campaign- Seeking to cut out the trade in illegal and unsustainable timber. </strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-launches-its-Forest-Campaign#5449 "Welcome Colombia", says Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/Welcome-Colombia-says-Two-Sides Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:52:41 +0000 <p>Two Sides has expanded South American coverage with a new launch in Colombia in front of a large audience representing many sectors of the print and paper chain</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Welcome-Colombia-says-Two-Sides#5400 “Print Media – the weapon of choice for Ultimate Brand Impact” http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-Media--the-weapon-of-choice-for-Ultimate-Brand-Impact Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:38:59 +0000 <p><strong>Monday 3rd November, saw the annual Print Power and Two Sides seminar in association with the Stationers Livery Company</strong></p> <p>120 guests heard from leading industry experts about innovation within print and how, as part of the media mix, print has a vital role to play with demonstrable return on investment. Furthermore in an increasingly busy digital world, that with prints tactile strengths and ability to physically communicate with the consumer, it still has a bright future.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-Media--the-weapon-of-choice-for-Ultimate-Brand-Impact#5385 WWF denounce new book as containing "An extraordinary level of factual inaccuracy" http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-denounce-new-book-as-containing-An-extraordinary-level-of-factual-inaccuracy Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:48:22 +0000 <p>There&#39;s been a bit of a spat recently between author Wilfried Huismann, who first published a book in German language in 2012 called &#39;Silence of the Pandas&#39;, and WWF who stand accused by the author of various misdeads. More about this will undoubtably follow!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-denounce-new-book-as-containing-An-extraordinary-level-of-factual-inaccuracy#5384 US ditches electronic voting machines http://www.twosides.info/UK/US-ditches-electronic-voting-machines Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:11:27 +0000 <p>States have abandoned electronic voting machines in droves, ensuring that most voters will be casting their ballots by hand on Election Day.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/US-ditches-electronic-voting-machines#5378 What is the future of the book? It is much brighter than people think http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-is-the-future-of-the-book-It-is-much-brighter-than-people-think Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:15:02 +0100 <p><strong>&quot;To see technology purely as a threat to books risks missing a key point. Books are not just &ldquo;tree flakes encased in dead cow&rdquo;, as a scholar once wryly put it. They are a technology in their own right, one developed and used for the refinement and advancement of thought. And this technology is a powerful, long-lived and adaptable one.&quot;</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-is-the-future-of-the-book-It-is-much-brighter-than-people-think#5288 Get your paper doodles onto a mobile screen with this innovative ballpoint pen. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Get-your-paper-doodles-onto-a-mobile-screen-with-this-innovative-ballpoint-pen Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:05:46 +0100 <p>Australian design studio creates the only writing tool you&rsquo;ll ever need</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Get-your-paper-doodles-onto-a-mobile-screen-with-this-innovative-ballpoint-pen#5226 Two Sides team hosted by Sappi Ngodwana mill http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-team-hosted-by-Sappi-Ngodwana-mill Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:54:10 +0100 <p>International Managers of the Two Sides organisation recently held their annual meeting at Sappi&#39;s Ngodwana mill near Johannesburg</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-team-hosted-by-Sappi-Ngodwana-mill#5120 Do e-books make it harder to remember what you just read? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-e-books-make-it-harder-to-remember-what-you-just-read Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:39:19 +0100 <p><strong>Digital books are lighter and more convenient to tote around than paper books, but there may be advantages to old technology.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-e-books-make-it-harder-to-remember-what-you-just-read#5119 Ebooks outsold by print in first half of 2014 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Ebooks-outsold-by-print-in-first-half-of-2014 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:23:14 +0100 <p>Fans of print can take comfort in new statistics from Nielsen Books &amp; Consumer which show that ebooks were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks during the first half of 2014.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Ebooks-outsold-by-print-in-first-half-of-2014#5118 Parents Love buying Printed Books for Their Children http://www.twosides.info/UK/Parents-Love-buying-Printed-Books-for-Their-Children Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:04:08 +0100 <p><strong>Parents who buy books for their children have an attachment to print vs. e-books, a new Nielsen study has found.</strong></p> <p>By Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Parents-Love-buying-Printed-Books-for-Their-Children#5064 Moleskine notebook links to digital media http://www.twosides.info/UK/Moleskine-notebook-links-to-digital-media Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:58:38 +0100 <p>Going digital doesn&#39;t mean losing paper!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Moleskine-notebook-links-to-digital-media#5015 The Future of the Future of Books http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Future-of-the-Future-of-Books Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:32:36 +0100 <p><strong>Thoughts on Amazon, e-books, and the future of how we read words. </strong></p> <p>By Lincoln Michel via BuzzFeed posted on Sept. 17, 2014</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Future-of-the-Future-of-Books#5007 Climate summit makes anti-deforestation pledge http://www.twosides.info/UK/Climate-summit-makes-anti-deforestation-pledge Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:52:59 +0100 <p>Update from the Climate Summit</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Climate-summit-makes-anti-deforestation-pledge#5000 University of Houston study finds print readers recall more than online readers http://www.twosides.info/UK/University-of-Houston-study-finds-print-readers-recall-more-than-online-readers Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:37:12 +0100 <p>Readers who abandon print newspapers in favour of online news may want to consider the negative effect.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/University-of-Houston-study-finds-print-readers-recall-more-than-online-readers#4984 Canada's broadcast regulator probes telcos that charge for paper bills http://www.twosides.info/UK/Canadas-broadcast-regulator-probes-telcos-that-charge-for-paper-bills Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:51:29 +0100 <p>Canada&#39;s broadcast regulator is going to look into why some telecom and cable companies charge customers who want to receive paper bills instead of electronic ones.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Canadas-broadcast-regulator-probes-telcos-that-charge-for-paper-bills#4932 Read On. Get On. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Read-On-Get-On. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:19:12 +0100 <p>Please sign the petition to get more children reading</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Read-On-Get-On.#4762 Ikea launches the revolutionary Bookbook http://www.twosides.info/UK/Ikea-launches-the-revolutionary-Bookbook Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:37:38 +0100 <p>Ad of the day: Ikea hilariously pitches its 2015 catalogue as the coolest gadget ever</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Ikea-launches-the-revolutionary-Bookbook#4738 Trees for the poor – argues leading environmentalist http://www.twosides.info/UK/Trees-for-the-poor--argues-leading-environmentalist Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:35:47 +0100 <p>Millions of acres of tropical forest should be cut down to allow poor countries to expand their economies, according to a leading environmentalist and adviser to the Prince of Wales.</p> <p>The opinions of Sir Jonathan Porritt, a well known leading environmental activist, will no doubt engender fierce comment from environmental groups but will be welcomed by ambitious Asian paper makers as they seek to expand their production of paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Trees-for-the-poor--argues-leading-environmentalist#4733 Improved Comprehension With The Printed Page http://www.twosides.info/UK/Improved-Comprehension-With-The-Printed-Page Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:25:06 +0100 <p><strong>The implications of a world-wide shift to all things digital will be a topic dominating the media and academia for many years to come. Writing in her blog, Selena Larson explores how comprehension improves through reading off the printed page, as opposed to digital screens.</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Improved-Comprehension-With-The-Printed-Page#4688 Two Sides & Print Power Autumn Seminar in association with The Stationers' Livery Company http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-in-Association-with-The-Stationers-Livery-Company Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:30:40 +0100 <p>&ldquo;How print media is the weapon of choice for ultimate brand impact&hellip;&rdquo;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-in-Association-with-The-Stationers-Livery-Company#4673 Publishing industry blow as nine million fewer books given as gifts in 2013 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Publishing-industry-blow-as-nine-million-fewer-books-given-as-gifts-in-2013 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:03:10 +0100 <p>The latest figures were revealed in Nielsen Book&rsquo;s UK Books &amp; Consumers Annual Review for 2013 and described as a &#39;concerning trend&#39;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Publishing-industry-blow-as-nine-million-fewer-books-given-as-gifts-in-2013#4680 Printed books remain the favourite way to read, despite e-reader growth; new US study reveals http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printed-books-remain-the-favourite-way-to-read-despite-e-reader-growth-new-US-study-reveals Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:41:11 +0100 <p>Most American adults read a print book in the past year, even as e-reading continues to grow</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printed-books-remain-the-favourite-way-to-read-despite-e-reader-growth-new-US-study-reveals#4678 PEFC re-endorses five national forest certification systems http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-re-endorses-five-national-forest-certification-systems Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:53:30 +0100 <p>Five national forest certification systems achieve re-endorsement</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-re-endorses-five-national-forest-certification-systems#4676 Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds http://www.twosides.info/UK/Readers-absorb-less-on-Kindles-than-on-paper-study-finds Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:20:21 +0100 <p>Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Readers-absorb-less-on-Kindles-than-on-paper-study-finds#4635 Ukraine crisis: Russia aid trucks 'an invasion' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Ukraine-crisis-Russia-aid-trucks-an-invasion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:16:09 +0100 <p>A senior official in Kiev has accused Russia of invading Ukraine after Russian humanitarian aid lorries crossed the border without permission.</p> <p>Russia began sending in its lorries, stranded at the border for more than a week, after formally accusing Ukraine of unreasonable obstruction.</p> <p>Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, head of Ukraine&#39;s SBU security service, said it was a &quot;direct invasion&quot;.</p> <p>The aid is destined for civilians in the east Ukraine war zone.</p> <p>Reports suggest the lorries are being escorted by rebel fighters.</p> <p>The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said it was not part of the convoy &quot;in any way&quot;.</p> <p>Russia&#39;s foreign ministry has warned Ukraine not to take any action against the convoy, without specifying the consequences.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Ukraine-crisis-Russia-aid-trucks-an-invasion#4632 Paper make-up, the ultimate beauty note! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-make-up-the-ultimate-beauty-note Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:07:52 +0100 <p>Is it a book, is it a blotter is it a post-it? Actually it&#39;s a foundation, blusher or highlighter papier say Mia Cosmetics</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-make-up-the-ultimate-beauty-note#4594 Paper cities - such a fun, creative use of paper! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-cities---such-a-fun-creative-use-of-paper Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:48:17 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-cities---such-a-fun-creative-use-of-paper#4593 BadaBoomBox: A bluetooth paper speaker! http://www.twosides.info/UK/functional-printinginnovations-inShare-BadaBoomBox-A-bluetooth-paper-speaker Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:38:45 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/functional-printinginnovations-inShare-BadaBoomBox-A-bluetooth-paper-speaker#4591 Guilt-free takeaway coffee in a paper cup: is there such a thing? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Perhaps-not-yet-but-companies-are-making-progress-from-developing-detachable-plastic-linings-to-compostable-tableware Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:30:58 +0100 <p>Companies are making progress from developing detachable plastic linings to compostable tableware.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Perhaps-not-yet-but-companies-are-making-progress-from-developing-detachable-plastic-linings-to-compostable-tableware#4590 UK consumers prefer food packaging to be paper-based http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-consumers-prefer-food-packaging-to-be-paper-based Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:27:43 +0100 <p>More than half of respondents to a YouGov poll on packaging said that they would prefer their groceries and fresh produce to be packaged in paper-based materials (such as that pictured above) than in plastics.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-consumers-prefer-food-packaging-to-be-paper-based#4589 Two Sides and Print Power Autumn Seminar Evening Dinner, Monday 3 November 2014 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Inaugural-Autumn-Seminar-Evening-Dinner-Monday-3-November-2014 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:45:00 +0100 <p>For the first time, following our annual Autumn Seminar,&nbsp; Two Sides and Print Power will host&nbsp;a special evening&nbsp;dinner event in association with The Stationers Livery Company at Stationers Hall.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Inaugural-Autumn-Seminar-Evening-Dinner-Monday-3-November-2014#4429 Keep Me Posted calls to protect consumer choice on paperless billing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-calls-to-protect-consumer-choice-on-paperless-billing Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:26:40 +0100 <p>Many people still prefer paper bills and statements.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-calls-to-protect-consumer-choice-on-paperless-billing#4532 How to deal with e-waste http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-to-deal-with-e-waste Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:11:45 +0100 <p>It is estimated that almost a quarter of e-waste that developed countries discard floods into just seven developing countries with major potential environmental and health risks for the people who live there.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-to-deal-with-e-waste#4531 Water footprint standard published by ISO http://www.twosides.info/UK/Water-footprint-standard-published-by-ISO Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:12:57 +0100 <p>The International Organization for Standardization has published a water footprint standard to help businesses and other organizations measure their potential environmental impact of water use and pollution.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Water-footprint-standard-published-by-ISO#4529 Keynote Speaker Richard Watson, Futurologist, to present at our Two Sides & Print Power Autumn Seminar http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keynote-Speaker-Richard-Watson-Futurologist-to-present-at-our-Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:48:11 +0100 <p>We are delighted to announce that Richard will be speaking at our Autumn Seminar with his fascinating presentation&nbsp; <strong>&quot;</strong><em><strong>Futurevision - The World of Print in 2020</strong>&quot;.</em></p> <p>From letterpress to digital, Papyrus to synthetic paper, change is continual. Richard takes a futuristic look at what opportunities are there in the next phase.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keynote-Speaker-Richard-Watson-Futurologist-to-present-at-our-Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar#4530 Compostable, recyclable paper cup from AkzoNobel http://www.twosides.info/UK/Compostable-recyclable-paper-cup-from-AkzoNobel Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:47:02 +0100 <p>AkzoNobel claims to have created the world&rsquo;s first fully compostable and recyclable paper cup.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Compostable-recyclable-paper-cup-from-AkzoNobel#4528 A gown made out of recycled comic books!? http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-gown-made-out-of-recycled-comic-books Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:34 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-gown-made-out-of-recycled-comic-books#4442 New Shaving Method: Paper Cut Razors http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Shaving-Method--Paper-Cut-Razors Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:09:47 +0100 <p>When&#39;s the last time a paper cut felt this good?</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Shaving-Method--Paper-Cut-Razors#4457 Major new report claims that strengthening community forest rights is critical tool to fight climate change http://www.twosides.info/UK/Major-new-report-claims-that-strengthening-community-forest-rights-is-critical-tool-to-fight-climate-change Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:24:19 +0100 <p>An effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Major-new-report-claims-that-strengthening-community-forest-rights-is-critical-tool-to-fight-climate-change#4430 Peter Lancaster, CEO of Documobi, to appear at Two Sides and Print Power Autumn Seminar http://www.twosides.info/UK/Peter-Lancaster-CEO-of-Documobi-to-appear-at-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:43:32 +0100 <p><strong>Making Print Digital in a Mobile World</strong></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Peter-Lancaster-CEO-of-Documobi-to-appear-at-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar#4427 P2P - Turn paper into pencils? http://www.twosides.info/UK/P2P---Turn-paper-into-pencils Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:04:46 +0100 <p>A new innovative concept recycles paper into pencils right before your eyes.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/P2P---Turn-paper-into-pencils#4423 I saw things on paper that had been around for hundreds of years and a lightbulb went off in my head http://www.twosides.info/UK/I-saw-things-on-paper-that-had-been-around-for-hundreds-of-years-and-a-lightbulb-went-off-in-my-head Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:19:33 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/I-saw-things-on-paper-that-had-been-around-for-hundreds-of-years-and-a-lightbulb-went-off-in-my-head#4417 ISO 14001 is changing. How will it affect your company? http://www.twosides.info/UK/ISO-14001-is-changing-How-will-it-affect-your-company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:53 +0100 <p>How will the recently announced changes to ISO 14001 affect your business?</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/ISO-14001-is-changing-How-will-it-affect-your-company#4405 Tissue and packaging offset graphic paper decline http://www.twosides.info/UK/Tissue-and-packaging-offset-graphic-paper-decline Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:45:01 +0100 <p>Download the latest European Paper Industries&#39; key statistics.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Tissue-and-packaging-offset-graphic-paper-decline#4403 test to test archiving issue http://www.twosides.info/UK/test-to-test-archiving-issue Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:46:01 +0100 <p>test to test archiving issue</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/test-to-test-archiving-issue#4400 Recovery and recycling of paper cups - new group formed to generate action http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recovery-and-recycling-of-paper-cups---new-group-formed-to-generate-action Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:19:56 +0100 <p>Supply chance to be improved.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recovery-and-recycling-of-paper-cups---new-group-formed-to-generate-action#4396 Compostable plastic alternative developed by Sodra and James Cropper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Compostable-plastic-alternative-developed-by-Sodra-and-James-Cropper Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:37:23 +0100 <p>Swedish forestry giant S&ouml;dra and paper and technical fibres manufacturer James Cropper have created a lightweight, biodegradable alternative to plastic.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Compostable-plastic-alternative-developed-by-Sodra-and-James-Cropper#4395 National Geographic adds recycled fibre to magazines http://www.twosides.info/UK/National-Geographic-adds-recycled-fibre-to-magazines Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:23:47 +0100 <p>Use of recycled fibre in top magazine is a game-changer for the publishing industry</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/National-Geographic-adds-recycled-fibre-to-magazines#4394 UK carbon budget stands http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-carbon-budget-stands Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:50:22 +0100 <p>The UK government will keep its goal to cut carbon emissions in half by 2027 from 1990 levels.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-carbon-budget-stands#4393 Paper composite a 'future material' for construction http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-composite-a-future-material-for-construction Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:05:14 +0100 <p>In a couple of years from now, walls might be made - quite surprisingly - from shredded paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-composite-a-future-material-for-construction#4385 Two Sides and the Canadian Printing Industries Association sign partnership agreement http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-the-Canadian-Printing-Industries-Association-Sign-Partnership-Agreement1 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:27:58 +0100 <p>Two Sides expands its efforts into Canada with the support of major players in the graphic communications industry</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-the-Canadian-Printing-Industries-Association-Sign-Partnership-Agreement1#4402 Two Sides tackle the Welsh Conservative party electioneering policy on junk mail http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-tackles-Welsh-Conservative-party-over-electioneering-policy-on-junk-mail Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:33:22 +0100 <p><strong>Two Sides Press Release;&nbsp;21st May 2014 London UK, 12.00 BST</strong></p> <p>The Welsh Conservative party responds to an open Letter from Two Sides challenging their policy consultation to tackle unwanted so-called &ldquo;junk mail&rdquo;, which they claim is harmful to the environment.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-tackles-Welsh-Conservative-party-over-electioneering-policy-on-junk-mail#4355 This is a test http://www.twosides.info/UK/ii Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:19:02 +0100 <p>This is a test</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/ii#4338 Children’s and young people’s reading in 2013 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Childrens-and-young-peoples-reading-in-2013 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:17:23 +0100 <p>Read the findings from the 2013 UK National Literacy Trust&rsquo;s annual survey.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Childrens-and-young-peoples-reading-in-2013#4316 Book Now - Two Sides & Print Power Autumn Seminar 2014 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Book-Now---Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2014 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:36:20 +0100 <p>Print Media - The Weapon of Choice for Ultimate Brand Impact</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Book-Now---Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2014#4302 Book Now - Two Sides & Print Power Autumn Seminar 2014 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Book-Now---Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2014 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:09:51 +0100 <p>Print Media - The Weapon of Choice for Ultimate Brand Impact</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Book-Now---Two-Sides--Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2014#4301 Waste byproduct potential market value $242bn http://www.twosides.info/UK/Waste-byproduct-potential-market-value-$242bn Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:19:34 +0100 <p>Lignin, which is found in lignocellulosic biomass and is a common byproduct of the paper and pulp industry, has a potential market value of $242 billion if steps are taken to bring it to market</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Waste-byproduct-potential-market-value-$242bn#4298 The amazing paper bird art of Diana Beltran Herrera http://www.twosides.info/UK/Blog-Features-Podcasts-Video-Forums-Submit-a-link-The-amazing-paper-bird-art-of-Diana-Beltran-Herrera Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:08:19 +0100 <p>Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera specializes in life-like portrayals of birds in paper: single forms, groups in wilderness tableaus, origami aviaries.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Blog-Features-Podcasts-Video-Forums-Submit-a-link-The-amazing-paper-bird-art-of-Diana-Beltran-Herrera#4296 Patrick Fuller, Chairman of Result to speak at TS/PP Seminar! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Patrick-Fuller-Chairman-of-Result-to-speak-at-TS/PP-Seminar Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:40:58 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Patrick-Fuller-Chairman-of-Result-to-speak-at-TS/PP-Seminar#4259 Canon's Strategic Marketing Expert in the Professional Print Market lined up for Two Sides and Print Power Autumn Seminar 2014! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Canons-Strategic-Marketing-Expert-in-the-Professional-Print-Market-lined-up-for-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2014 Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:28:36 +0100 <p>Mark Lawn will be a Key Speaker at our event on Monday 3rd November 2014!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Canons-Strategic-Marketing-Expert-in-the-Professional-Print-Market-lined-up-for-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2014#4258 Smurfit Kappa increases CO2 reduction goal http://www.twosides.info/UK/Smurfit-Kappa-increases-CO2-reduction-goal Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:06:34 +0100 <p>Packaging giant reduces CO2 emissions.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Smurfit-Kappa-increases-CO2-reduction-goal#4257 Bacardi Rum delivers sustainable packaging http://www.twosides.info/UK/Bacardi-Rum-delivers-sustainable-packaging Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:18:30 +0100 <p>Bacardi says it delivers its rum with sustainable packaging, from trees that generate cardboard containers, to production lines that bottle and box, to trucks that transport the product.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Bacardi-Rum-delivers-sustainable-packaging#4256 Technology is taking over English Departments http://www.twosides.info/UK/Technology-Is-Taking-Over-English-Departments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:05:33 +0100 <p>The false promise of the digital humanities</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Technology-Is-Taking-Over-English-Departments#4254 Can paper billing be more cost effective than e-invoicing? Yes, it can! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-paper-billing-be-more-cost-effective-than-e-invoicing-Yes-it-can Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:50:34 +0100 <p>Paper billing still more efficient than e-invoicing, according to research.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-paper-billing-be-more-cost-effective-than-e-invoicing-Yes-it-can#4212 UN: World's forests fundamental to human well-being http://www.twosides.info/UK/UN-Worlds-forests-fundamental-to-human-well-being Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:51:26 +0100 <p>A senior UN official has described the world&#39;s forests as &quot;fundamental&quot; to human well-being and survival.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UN-Worlds-forests-fundamental-to-human-well-being#4227 Print Media You See Every Day http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-Media-You-See-Every-Day Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:38:43 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-Media-You-See-Every-Day#4115 WWF unveil 'Paper path to sustainability and social responsibility' http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-unveil-Paper-path-to-sustainability-and-social-responsibility Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:27:00 +0100 <p>More than 100 civil society groups including WWF are promoting a Global Paper Vision that addresses climate change, human rights and new expectations for corporate transparency.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-unveil-Paper-path-to-sustainability-and-social-responsibility#4114 'I decide how I receive’ http://www.twosides.info/UK/I-decide-how-I-receive Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:17:50 +0100 <p>Spanish Government makes paper bills the default choice. Charging for paper bills is illegal. Consumers must give consent to go digital.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/I-decide-how-I-receive#4113 Do we prefer paper to e-books? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-we-prefer-paper-to-e-books Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:41:27 +0100 <p>Which do our brains prefer? Research is forcing us to rethink how we respond to the written word.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-we-prefer-paper-to-e-books#4101 Are authors adjusting their styles to engage a distracted audience? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Are-authors-adjusting-their-styles-to-engage-a-distracted-audience Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:05:52 +0100 <p>Are modern readers too distracted to appreciate literary novels?</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Are-authors-adjusting-their-styles-to-engage-a-distracted-audience#4083 Consumers still want to receive Mail http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-still-want-to-receive-Mail Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:11:02 +0100 <p>Whilst many organisations are encouraging customers to move online or take digital communications actually, consumers still like receiving post and should have the choice.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-still-want-to-receive-Mail#4081 Direct Mail - Welcomed by consumers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Direct-Mail---Effective-and-welcomed-by-consumers Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:11:41 +0100 <p>Direct Mail Statistics, a report published by Central Mailing Systems, shows consumers welcome Direct Mail and how it &nbsp;positively influences their purchasing decisions.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Direct-Mail---Effective-and-welcomed-by-consumers#4073 Scientists make paper that's stronger than steel! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientists-make-paper-thats-stronger-than-steel Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:46:10 +0100 <p>Scientists spin ultra-strong cellulose fibres at DESY&acute;s research light source PETRA III</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientists-make-paper-thats-stronger-than-steel#4050 Do digital books epitomise the deathlessness of paper and the “culture of distraction”? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-digital-books-epitomise-the-deathlessness-of-paper-and-the-culture-of-distraction Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:48:54 +0100 <p>Where does the printed word stand in the digital age?</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-digital-books-epitomise-the-deathlessness-of-paper-and-the-culture-of-distraction#4005 St Ives Group strengthens commitment to sustainable print production with Two Sides agreement http://www.twosides.info/UK/St-Ives-Group-strenghtens-commitment-to-sustainable-print-production-with-Two-Sides-agreement Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:19:47 +0100 <p>Leading UK print group supports Two Sides.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/St-Ives-Group-strenghtens-commitment-to-sustainable-print-production-with-Two-Sides-agreement#3988 Queen’s speech highlights climate goals http://www.twosides.info/UK/Queens-speech-highlights-climate-goals Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:07:20 +0100 <p>Supermarket plastic bags to carry a surcharge.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Queens-speech-highlights-climate-goals#3985 Computer e-waste could reach 1 billion PCs by 2020 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Computer-e-waste-could-reach-1-billion-PCs-by-2020 Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:38:00 +0100 <p>Computer recycling capacity will need to be able to cope with more than a billion PCs by 2020, according to research published in the International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Computer-e-waste-could-reach-1-billion-PCs-by-2020#3984 Washable paper? A new fashion trend! http://www.twosides.info/Washable-paper-A-new-fashion-trend Fri, 30 May 2014 09:48:20 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/Washable-paper-A-new-fashion-trend#3904 Magazine publishers reinforce sustainability pledge in new five-year Government deal http://www.twosides.info/Magazine-publishers-reinforce-sustainability-pledge-in-new-five-year-Government-deal Thu, 29 May 2014 18:04:15 +0100 <p>The UK consumer magazine and business media sector, through the Professional Publishers Association (PPA), has made a series of major environmental commitments within a renewed sustainability agreement with Government.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Magazine-publishers-reinforce-sustainability-pledge-in-new-five-year-Government-deal#3903 49 million tons of e-waste were generated in 2012 http://www.twosides.info/49-million-tons-of-e-waste-were-generated-in-2012 Thu, 29 May 2014 15:15:05 +0100 <p>Interesting statistics on the proliferation of e-waste.</p> http://www.twosides.info/49-million-tons-of-e-waste-were-generated-in-2012#3902 Are Banks reneging on promises to move away from misleading environmental marketing? http://www.twosides.info/ Is-Greenwashing-returning Thu, 29 May 2014 11:36:15 +0100 <p>Two Sides Press Release; 29th May London UK, 12.00pm BST</p> http://www.twosides.info/ Is-Greenwashing-returning#3901 Iggesund among the top 100 in the world at sustainable business http://www.twosides.info/Iggesund-among-the-top-100-in-the-world-at-sustainable-business Wed, 28 May 2014 18:53:14 +0100 <p>Swedish paper manufacturer is one of 100 world leaders in sustainability.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Iggesund-among-the-top-100-in-the-world-at-sustainable-business#3891 An Earth Day reminder about why print and paper can be environmentally sustainable http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable Tue, 27 May 2014 11:40:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable#3876 Want to remember the information? Make a written note! http://www.twosides.info/Want-to-remember-the-information-Make-a-written-note Thu, 22 May 2014 13:44:15 +0100 <p>New research suggests that traditional note taking is still very effective.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Want-to-remember-the-information-Make-a-written-note#3855 The Domtar Paper Fun Truck http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Domtar-Paper-Fun-Truck Tue, 20 May 2014 09:38:37 +0100 <p>Paper is forever fun.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Domtar-Paper-Fun-Truck#3833 Handwriting Helps the Brain Function http://www.twosides.info/UK/Handwriting-Helps-the-Brain-Function Mon, 19 May 2014 15:45:28 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Handwriting-Helps-the-Brain-Function#3830 An Earth Day reminder about why print and paper can be environmentally sustainable http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable Mon, 19 May 2014 14:53:22 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable#3829 Latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey indicates improvement in print demand and further growth predicted in Q2. http://www.twosides.info/Latest-BPIF-Printing-Outlook-survey-indicates-improvement-in-print-demand-and-further-growth-predicted-in-Q2 Mon, 19 May 2014 11:05:02 +0100 <p>Sentiment among printers, on the general state of trade, remained positive on balance during Q1, according to the latest BPIF Printing Outlook survey.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Latest-BPIF-Printing-Outlook-survey-indicates-improvement-in-print-demand-and-further-growth-predicted-in-Q2#3828 Two Sides Launches Engaging New Website! http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-Launches-Engaging-New-Website- Mon, 19 May 2014 09:33:04 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-Launches-Engaging-New-Website-#3827 Millenials prefer paper to screens. But do they perform better with paper? http://www.twosides.info/Millenials-prefer-paper-to-screens-But-do-they-perform-better-with-paper Fri, 16 May 2014 15:12:09 +0100 <p>More discussions on the merits of books versus computer screens.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Millenials-prefer-paper-to-screens-But-do-they-perform-better-with-paper#3803 Students reading e-books are losing out, study suggests http://www.twosides.info/Students-reading-e-books-are-losing-out-study-suggests Fri, 16 May 2014 12:50:59 +0100 <p>Could e-books actually get in the way of reading?</p> http://www.twosides.info/Students-reading-e-books-are-losing-out-study-suggests#3801 Paperless e-billing promoter closes http://www.twosides.info/Paperless-e-billing-promoter-closes Fri, 16 May 2014 10:54:54 +0100 <p>Greenwasher, and sponsor of the failed Paperless 2013 initiative, &#39;Manilla&#39; has announced that it is shutting down on 1 July.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Paperless-e-billing-promoter-closes#3799 Each page of this 'Drinkable Book' is a water filter that removes deadly bacteria http://www.twosides.info/Each-page-of-this-Drinkable-Book-is-a-water-filter-that-removes-deadly-bacteria Thu, 15 May 2014 11:13:46 +0100 <p>DDB charity project purifies as it educates.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Each-page-of-this-Drinkable-Book-is-a-water-filter-that-removes-deadly-bacteria#3779 test http://www.twosides.info/test Wed, 14 May 2014 17:02:19 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/test#3753 The power of paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-power-of-paper Wed, 14 May 2014 14:42:58 +0100 <p>The digital revolution is leading to a paperless world. Well, that&#39;s the received wisdom. In fact, says Alexander Monro, after 2,000 years, paper&#39;s power is merely evolving.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-power-of-paper#3748 Monday 3 November 2014 - An important date for your diary! http://www.twosides.info/Monday-3-November-2014---An-important-date-for-your-diary Wed, 14 May 2014 08:51:41 +0100 <p>Don&rsquo;t forget to make a note in your diary for the Two Sides UK / Print Power Autumn Seminar 2014!</p> http://www.twosides.info/Monday-3-November-2014---An-important-date-for-your-diary#3743 sonya 123 http://www.twosides.info/sonya-123 Thu, 08 May 2014 10:07:31 +0100 <p>frergf</p> http://www.twosides.info/sonya-123#3665 abc http://www.twosides.info/abc Wed, 07 May 2014 09:27:07 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/abc#3655 abc http://www.twosides.info/abc Wed, 07 May 2014 09:27:07 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/abc#3657 abc http://www.twosides.info/abc Wed, 07 May 2014 09:27:07 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/abc#3659 abc http://www.twosides.info/abc Wed, 07 May 2014 09:27:07 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/abc#3661 abc http://www.twosides.info/abc Wed, 07 May 2014 09:27:07 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/abc#3663 test news for upload pdf http://www.twosides.info/test-news-for-upload-pdf Wed, 07 May 2014 09:16:48 +0100 <p>strapline. Some text</p> http://www.twosides.info/test-news-for-upload-pdf#3652 Why the smart reading device of the future may be … paper http://www.twosides.info/Why-the-smart-reading-device-of-the-future-may-be--paper Tue, 06 May 2014 16:21:04 +0100 <p>Paper books were supposed to be dead by now.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Why-the-smart-reading-device-of-the-future-may-be--paper#3651 Paper bottles secure big investment http://www.twosides.info/Paper-bottles-secure-big-investment Thu, 01 May 2014 16:32:55 +0100 <p>Ecologic Brands, maker of America&rsquo;s first recycled paper bottle and the award-winning eco.bottle line, has completed the first close of a $7 million round of financing.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Paper-bottles-secure-big-investment#3614 US Social Security resumes paper checks following push for paperless http://www.twosides.info/US-Social-Security-resumes-paper-checks-following-push-for-paperless Thu, 01 May 2014 14:55:57 +0100 <p>In the United States, paper Social Security benefits statements, which used to be mailed out every year and then fell victim to budget cuts, are going to make a partial comeback.</p> http://www.twosides.info/US-Social-Security-resumes-paper-checks-following-push-for-paperless#3610 Toshiba launches world’s first eco-friendly MFP system that can erase images and text on the prints http://www.twosides.info/Toshiba-launches-worlds-first-eco-friendly-MFP-system-that-can-erase-images-and-text-on-the-prints Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:41:27 +0100 <p>Toshiba TEC announced the world&rsquo;s first eco-friendly MFP system that can erase images and text on the prints with integrated scan-to-network function.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Toshiba-launches-worlds-first-eco-friendly-MFP-system-that-can-erase-images-and-text-on-the-prints#3536 United Nations International Day of Forests celebrated http://www.twosides.info/United-Nations-International-Day-of-Forests-celebrated Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:18:44 +0100 <p>Last month the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) celebrated the United Nations International Day of Forests.</p> http://www.twosides.info/United-Nations-International-Day-of-Forests-celebrated#3504 This miniature robotic printer rolls across a sheet of paper http://www.twosides.info/This-miniature-robotic-printer-rolls-across-a-sheet-of-paper Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:52:20 +0100 <p>Would you replace your desktop printer with a tiny robot that prints by creeping across a sheet of paper?</p> http://www.twosides.info/This-miniature-robotic-printer-rolls-across-a-sheet-of-paper#3503 Better read than dead. Why books will endure. http://www.twosides.info/Better-read-than-dead-Why-books-will-endure. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:22:14 +0100 <p>Another positive message for the printed word.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Better-read-than-dead-Why-books-will-endure.#3502 An Earth Day reminder about why print and paper can be environmentally sustainable http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:39:22 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable#3893 An Earth Day reminder about why print and paper can be environmentally sustainable http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:39:22 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable#3894 An Earth Day reminder about why print and paper can be environmentally sustainable http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:39:22 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable#3895 An Earth Day reminder about why print and paper can be environmentally sustainable http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:39:22 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/An-Earth-Day-reminder-about-why-print-and-paper-can-be-environmentally-sustainable#3896 How global forest-destroyers are turning over a new leaf http://www.twosides.info/How-global-forest-destroyers-are-turning-over-a-new-leaf Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:27:12 +0100 <p>Two updates on developments on zero deforestation policies in Indonesia.</p> http://www.twosides.info/How-global-forest-destroyers-are-turning-over-a-new-leaf#3443 Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say http://www.twosides.info/Serious-reading-takes-a-hit-from-online-scanning-and-skimming-researchers-say Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:53:36 +0100 <p>Claire Handscombe has a commitment problem online. Like a lot of Web surfers, she clicks on links posted on social networks, reads a few sentences, looks for exciting words, and then grows restless, scampering off to the next page she probably won&rsquo;t commit to.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Serious-reading-takes-a-hit-from-online-scanning-and-skimming-researchers-say#3441 A heartfelt “THANKS” from Two Sides U.S. to our supporters in 2013! http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-heartfelt-THANKS-from-Two-Sides-U-S-to-our-supporters-in-2013- Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:07:24 +0100 <p>December 18, 2013</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-heartfelt-THANKS-from-Two-Sides-U-S-to-our-supporters-in-2013-#3889 Is Technology Keeping Us from Learning? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Technology-Keeping-Us-from-Learning Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:01 +0100 <p>November 20, 2013</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Technology-Keeping-Us-from-Learning#3928 Is Technology Keeping Us from Learning? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Technology-Keeping-Us-from-Learning Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:01 +0100 <p>November 20, 2013</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Technology-Keeping-Us-from-Learning#3932 Two Sides Launches in Brazil! http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-Launches-in-Brazil Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:05:01 +0100 <p>42 associations unite to support the launch of the Two Sides initiative in Brazil</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-Launches-in-Brazil#3176 Vince - another test http://www.twosides.info/Vince---another-test Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:11:20 +0100 <p>This is the strapline.<br /> &nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/Vince---another-test#3123 vince test http://www.twosides.info/vince-test Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:42:20 +0100 <p>vince testing news feature</p> http://www.twosides.info/vince-test#3121 Get involved in the Wikipedia Book Project! http://www.twosides.info/Get-involved-in-the-Wikipedia-Book-Project Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:43:05 +0100 <p>A unique 1000 volume production, with only one copy</p> http://www.twosides.info/Get-involved-in-the-Wikipedia-Book-Project#3118 Get involved in the Wikipedia Book Project! http://www.twosides.info/Get-involved-in-the-Wikipedia-Book-Project Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:43:05 +0100 <p>A unique 1000 volume production, with only one copy</p> http://www.twosides.info/Get-involved-in-the-Wikipedia-Book-Project#3119 vince test 2 http://www.twosides.info/vince-test-2 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:43:05 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/vince-test-2#3122 Pritzker Prize won by Japanese architect http://www.twosides.info/Pritzker-Prize-won-by-Japanese-architect Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:02:55 +0100 <p>Japanese architect Shigeru Ban - who uses cardboard tubes to make temporary housing in disaster zones - has won 2014&#39;s Pritzker Architecture Prize.&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/Pritzker-Prize-won-by-Japanese-architect#3057 Pritzker Prize won by Japanese architect http://www.twosides.info/Pritzker-Prize-won-by-Japanese-architect Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:02:55 +0100 <p>Japanese architect Shigeru Ban - who uses cardboard tubes to make temporary housing in disaster zones - has won 2014&#39;s Pritzker Architecture Prize.&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/Pritzker-Prize-won-by-Japanese-architect#3058 WWF Advisory to Buyers and Investors of RGE/APRIL http://www.twosides.info/WWF-Advisory-to-Buyers-and-Investors-of-RGE/APRIL Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:35:06 +0000 <p>WWF cautiously welcomes APRIL Sustainable Forest Management Policy.</p> http://www.twosides.info/WWF-Advisory-to-Buyers-and-Investors-of-RGE/APRIL#2985 Munksjö joins the Two Sides campaign http://www.twosides.info/Munksj-joins-the-Two-Sides-campaign Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:32:59 +0000 <p>Munksj&ouml; has announced today that it has become a member of Two Sides and a supporter of the Two Sides campaigns, which promote the sustainability and the effectiveness of print and paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Munksj-joins-the-Two-Sides-campaign#2984 The Guardian features Two Sides success http://www.twosides.info/The-Guardian-features-Two-Sides-success Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:57:54 +0000 <p>The paper industry is challenging the assumption that digital marketing is more environmentally friendly than paper</p> http://www.twosides.info/The-Guardian-features-Two-Sides-success#2983 Two Sides UK publish seven new Quick Fact Sheets, setting the record straight! http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets-setting-the-record-straight Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:05:22 +0000 <p>When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets-setting-the-record-straight#3074 Two Sides UK publish seven new Quick Fact Sheets! http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:05:22 +0000 <p>When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets#3075 Two Sides UK publish seven new Quick Fact Sheets! http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:05:22 +0000 <p>When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets#3076 Two Sides UK publish seven new Quick Fact Sheets! http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets-blogs Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:05:22 +0000 <p>When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets-blogs#3077 Two Sides UK publish seven new Quick Fact Sheets http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:05:22 +0000 <p>When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets#2982 Wikipedia 1,000-volume print edition planned http://www.twosides.info/Wikipedia-1000-volume-print-edition-planned Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:21:15 +0000 <p>Currently soliciting crowd funding, scheme hopes to transpose website&#39;s 2.6 billion words onto paper for touring exhibition</p> http://www.twosides.info/Wikipedia-1000-volume-print-edition-planned#2981 Paper, double the stength of steel! http://www.twosides.info/Paper-double-the-stength-of-steel Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:11:52 +0000 <p>Did you realise the inherent strength of paper?</p> http://www.twosides.info/Paper-double-the-stength-of-steel#2979 Paper, double the strength of steel! http://www.twosides.info/Paper-double-the-stength-of-steel Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:11:52 +0000 <p>Did you realise the inherent strength of paper?</p> http://www.twosides.info/Paper-double-the-stength-of-steel#2980 Buyers assured reliable information on forest management http://www.twosides.info/New-initiative-will-assure-buyers-have-reliable-information-on-forest-management Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:03:59 +0000 <p>More than 40 partners launch near-real time forest monitoring system</p> http://www.twosides.info/New-initiative-will-assure-buyers-have-reliable-information-on-forest-management#2978 tuesday afternoon http://www.twosides.info/tuesday-afternoon Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 <p>tuesday afternoon strapline</p> http://www.twosides.info/tuesday-afternoon#2964 test tuesday am http://www.twosides.info/test-tuesday-am Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 <p>test tuesday am strapline</p> http://www.twosides.info/test-tuesday-am#2956 How Our Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops are Linked to Corruption and Civil Unrest http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Our-Smartphones-Tablets-and-Laptops-are-Linked-to-Corruption-and-Civil-Unrest Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:01:23 +0000 <p>Electronic devices make our lives better in many ways. However, when we look deeply at their life cycle, it can sometimes raise more questions than it answers. A recent article in the October 2013 issue of National Geographic magazine details how electronic devices are fueling corruption and civil unrest in the Congo.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Our-Smartphones-Tablets-and-Laptops-are-Linked-to-Corruption-and-Civil-Unrest#2856 WWF Advisory to Buyers and Investors of RGE/APRIL http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-Advisory-to-Buyers-and-Investors-of-RGE/APRIL Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:38:00 +0000 WWF cautiously welcomes APRIL Sustainable Forest Management Policy. http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-Advisory-to-Buyers-and-Investors-of-RGE/APRIL#3283 Munksj? joins the Two Sides campaign to promote the sustainability and effectiveness of paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Munksj-joins-the-Two-Sides-campaign-to-promote-the-sustainability-and-effectiveness-of-paper Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:11:00 +0000 Munksj? has announced today that it has become a member of Two Sides and a supporter of the Two Sides campaigns, which promote the sustainability and the effectiveness of print and paper. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Munksj-joins-the-Two-Sides-campaign-to-promote-the-sustainability-and-effectiveness-of-paper#3277 The Guardian reports on the Two Sides anti greenwash campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Guardian-reports-on-the-Two-Sides-anti-greenwash-campaign Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:50:00 +0000 The paper industry is challenging the assumption that digital marketing is more environmentally friendly than paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Guardian-reports-on-the-Two-Sides-anti-greenwash-campaign#3268 Two Sides UK publish seven new Quick Fact Sheets http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:20:00 +0000 When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-UK-publish-seven-new-Quick-Fact-Sheets#3266 Wikipedia 1,000-volume print edition planned http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wikipedia-1000-volume-print-edition-planned Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Currently soliciting crowd funding, scheme hopes to transpose website's 2.6 billion words onto paper for touring exhibition http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wikipedia-1000-volume-print-edition-planned#3269 BBC's One Show discovers how paper can be double the strength of steel! http://www.twosides.info/UK/BBCs-One-Show-discovers-how-paper-can-be-double-the-strength-of-steel Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:20:00 +0000 Did you realise the inherent strength of paper? http://www.twosides.info/UK/BBCs-One-Show-discovers-how-paper-can-be-double-the-strength-of-steel#3267 How Our Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops are Linked to Corruption and Civil Unrest http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Our-Smartphones-Tablets-and-Laptops-are-Linked-to-Corruption-and-Civil-Unrest Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 <p>Electronic devices make our lives better in many ways. However, when we look deeply at their life cycle, it can sometimes raise more questions than it answers.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Our-Smartphones-Tablets-and-Laptops-are-Linked-to-Corruption-and-Civil-Unrest#3073 New forest watch initiative will assure buyers with reliable information on forest management http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-forest-watch-initiative-will-assure-buyers-with-reliable-information-on-forest-management Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:28:00 +0000 More than 40 partners launch near-real time forest monitoring system http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-forest-watch-initiative-will-assure-buyers-with-reliable-information-on-forest-management#3259 New solvent technology set to revolutionise paper making http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-solvent-technology-set-to-revolutionise-paper-making Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:14:00 +0000 <p>Big energy savings predicted as new solvent technology is developed</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-solvent-technology-set-to-revolutionise-paper-making#2828 Revising for an exam? Don't use a laptop http://www.twosides.info/UK/Revising-for-an-exam-Dont-use-a-laptop Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:02:00 +0000 <p>Taking notes with pen and paper boosts memory and our ability to understand</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Revising-for-an-exam-Dont-use-a-laptop#2827 A Matter of Credentials - The International Paper EMEA Sustainability Story http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Matter-of-Credentials--The-International-Paper-EMEA-Sustainability-Story Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:02:00 +0000 <p>International Paper has announced the release of its third EMEA sustainability publication, entitled, &#39;A Matter of Credentials - the International Paper EMEA Sustainability Story&#39;.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Matter-of-Credentials--The-International-Paper-EMEA-Sustainability-Story#2826 The Dangers of Life Cycle Assessments http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Dangers-Of-Life-Cycle-Assessments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:27:00 +0000 <p>Life Cycle Assessments are often used to support environmental arguments. But there are dangers, warns a new report from Two Sides</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Dangers-Of-Life-Cycle-Assessments#1754 Read your Lloyds flyer if you care about paperless billing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Read-your-Lloyds-flyer-if-you-care-about-paperless-billing Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:54:00 +0000 <p>Lloyds plans to end monthly paper bank statements unless you call to reinstate them.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Read-your-Lloyds-flyer-if-you-care-about-paperless-billing#1755 High Street banks carry on cutting paper statements http://www.twosides.info/UK/High-Street-banks-carry-on-cutting-paper-statements Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:29:00 +0000 <p>Banks are turning away from paper bank statements as technology advances</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/High-Street-banks-carry-on-cutting-paper-statements#1753 Euro banknotes will remain paper, not plastic http://www.twosides.info/UK/Euro-banknotes-will-remain-paper-not-plastic Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:35:00 +0000 <p>European Central Bank opts for &#39;most cost-conscious option&#39;.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Euro-banknotes-will-remain-paper-not-plastic#1735 Only 1% of European offices are paperless http://www.twosides.info/UK/Only-1-of-European-offices-are-paperless Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Slow take-up on digital mailrooms. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Only-1-of-European-offices-are-paperless#1734 Two Sides plots global strategy to promote print and fight greenwashing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-plots-global-strategy-to-promote-print-and-fight-greenwashing Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:48:00 +0000 Interview with Two Sides' Australian Country Manager Kellie Northwood in Australian trade journal ProPrint illustrates global spread of the campaign. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-plots-global-strategy-to-promote-print-and-fight-greenwashing#1728 PGT makes paper pulp from palm oil waste http://www.twosides.info/UK/PGT-makes-paper-pulp-from-palm-oil-waste Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:26:00 +0000 <p>Pulp Green Tech (PGT), which owns Thai Gorilla Pulp in Thailand, says it has made high-grade quality paper pulp from 100 percent palm oil waste material, called empty fruit bunches or EFBs.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/PGT-makes-paper-pulp-from-palm-oil-waste#1727 ISO 14001 revision receives majority support and moves forward http://www.twosides.info/UK/ISO-14001-revision-receives-majority-support-and-moves-forward Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:02:00 +0000 <p>A revised version of ISO 14001 has received overwhelming support from ISO members, ensuring the draft international environmental management system standard will progress to the next step.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/ISO-14001-revision-receives-majority-support-and-moves-forward#1726 Next big idea in forest conservation? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Next-big-idea-in-forest-conservation Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:10:00 +0000 <p>Using drones to catch poachers, monitor forests</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Next-big-idea-in-forest-conservation#1725 A Must Read Series: The Link Between Paper and Sustainable Forestry http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Must-Read-Series-The-Link-Between-Paper-and-Sustainable-Forestry Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 <p><span style="color:#000000">It&#39;s great to find others who are also working to dispel the myths and convey the &ldquo;good news&rdquo; about paper and print products and their sustainability. A case in point is a series of articles sponsored by Two Sides member company <span style="color:#000000"><strong>International Paper</strong></span>. The articles are available online at <span style="color:#000000"><strong>Triple Pundit</strong></span>, a new-media company with one of the world&rsquo;s most well-read websites on ethical, sustainable and profitable business.</span></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Must-Read-Series-The-Link-Between-Paper-and-Sustainable-Forestry#3078 More than 20 leading U.S. companies remove Anti-Paper green claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/More-than-20-leading-U-S-companies-remove-Anti-Paper-green-claims Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides U.S. educational campaign successfully corrects green washing related to print and paper products</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/More-than-20-leading-U-S-companies-remove-Anti-Paper-green-claims#1724 Conductive electronic paper speakers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Conductive-electronic-paper-speakers Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:08:00 +0000 <p>Yet another innovative application for paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Conductive-electronic-paper-speakers#1722 E-waste and its potential effect on future generations http://www.twosides.info/UK/E-waste-and-its-potential-effect-on-future-generations Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:43:00 +0000 <p>Information on the growth of e-waste</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/E-waste-and-its-potential-effect-on-future-generations#1720 New EU Directives a step forward for green public procurement http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-EU-Directives-a-step-forward-for-green-public-procurement Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:16:00 +0000 <p>Three new Public Procurement Directives approved by the European Parliament will allow public authorities in Europe to base their purchasing decisions on environmental and social considerations</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-EU-Directives-a-step-forward-for-green-public-procurement#1719 Irish National Forest Inventory shows private forests growth http://www.twosides.info/UK/Irish-National-Forest-Inventory-shows-private-forests-growth Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:03:00 +0000 <p>The inventory involved a detailed nationwide field survey of Ireland&#39;s forests.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Irish-National-Forest-Inventory-shows-private-forests-growth#1718 Life-sized pirate ship made entirely of cardboard http://www.twosides.info/UK/Life-sized-pirate-ship-made-entirely-of-cardboard Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:01:00 +0000 <p>Halloween party on Treasure Island</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Life-sized-pirate-ship-made-entirely-of-cardboard#1717 Intricate laser cut stained glass paper windows http://www.twosides.info/UK/Intricate-laser-cut-stained-glass-paper-windows Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:27:00 +0000 <p>Another beautiful application for paper</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Intricate-laser-cut-stained-glass-paper-windows#1716 New study: Both e-books and print are popular http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-study-Both-e-books-and-print-are-popular Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:52:00 +0000 <p>Fifty percent of survey respondents own e-reading device, up 43% from September 2013, but only 4% read e-books exclusively, suggesting print books market is doing just fine, finds Pew Research Center.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-study-Both-e-books-and-print-are-popular#1712 Infographic: Print books are far from dead http://www.twosides.info/UK/Infographic-Print-books-are-far-from-dead Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 A new infographic reveals some statistics about the plateauing of e-books and the triumph of hardcover sales that should warm the hearts of bibliophiles. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Infographic-Print-books-are-far-from-dead#1698 Latest innovation brings cycle helmets made from paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Latest-innovation-brings-cycle-helmets-made-from-paper Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:30:00 +0000 The secret ingredient for a safer bike helmet - paper! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Latest-innovation-brings-cycle-helmets-made-from-paper#1688 UK label makers sign up to zero landfill http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-label-makers-sign-up-to-zero-landfill Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:23:00 +0000 <p>Update on landfill reduction scheme.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-label-makers-sign-up-to-zero-landfill#1687 European Parliament blocks EC legislation to reclassify recovered fiber http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Parliament-blocks-EC-legislation-to-reclassify-recovered-fiber Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:59:00 +0000 <p>CEPI says proposed legislation would have done significant damage to the European paper recycling industry.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Parliament-blocks-EC-legislation-to-reclassify-recovered-fiber#1686 Sainsbury's recycles Christmas! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsburys-recycles-Christmas Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:59:00 +0000 Sainsbury's intensifies Christmas card recycling http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsburys-recycles-Christmas#1683 Can paper bills be more cost-effective than e-bills? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-paper-bills-be-more-cost-effective-than-e-bills Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 <p><strong><em>Case Study:&nbsp; The Cost of Direct Mail versus Email Invoices</em></strong></p> <p><em>This blog appeared in the series &ldquo;Two Sides to Sustainability&rdquo; by Phil Riebel in </em><em>Printing Impressions on December 5, 2013 </em></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-paper-bills-be-more-cost-effective-than-e-bills#3079 Can paper bills be more cost-effective than e-bills? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-paper-bills-be-more-cost-effective-than-e-bills Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 <p><strong><em>Case Study:&nbsp; The Cost of Direct Mail versus Email Invoices</em></strong></p> <p><em>This blog appeared in the series &ldquo;Two Sides to Sustainability&rdquo; by Phil Riebel in </em><em>Printing Impressions on December 5, 2013 </em></p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-paper-bills-be-more-cost-effective-than-e-bills#3080 Two Sides UK begins 2014 with first-rate member feedback http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-UK-begins-2014-with-first-rate-member-feedback Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:01:00 +0000 <p>A Two Sides UK Membership Survey, conducted in December 2013, has revealed extremely positive and constructive feedback on the organisations campaign activities.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-UK-begins-2014-with-first-rate-member-feedback#1682 Plastic notes issued In UK from 2016 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Plastic-notes-issued-In-UK-from-2016 Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:21:00 +0000 <p>Notes made from plastic - starting with a new &pound;5 note featuring Churchill - are being introduced partly to tackle counterfeiters.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Plastic-notes-issued-In-UK-from-2016#1680 Paper bills and statements more likely to reveal overcharging - reveals new research http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-bills-and-statements-more-likely-to-reveal-overcharging--reveals-new-research Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:54:00 +0000 30% of UK energy bills contain errors according to independent research http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-bills-and-statements-more-likely-to-reveal-overcharging--reveals-new-research#1668 Breakthrough technologies set to revolutionise paper and pulp industry and provide climate solution http://www.twosides.info/UK/Breakthrough-technologies-set-to-revolutionise-paper-and-pulp-industry-and-provide-climate-solution Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:34:00 +0000 <p>Industry calls for breakthrough technologies to be at the heart of the 2030 climate and energy package</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Breakthrough-technologies-set-to-revolutionise-paper-and-pulp-industry-and-provide-climate-solution#1667 2013 European Paper Industry Sustainability Report http://www.twosides.info/UK/2013-European-Paper-Industry-Sustainability-Report Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:09:00 +0000 <p>European paper recycling rate hits 71.7%</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/2013-European-Paper-Industry-Sustainability-Report#1659 Roll on the green revolution http://www.twosides.info/UK/Roll-on-the-green-revolution Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:12:00 +0000 <p>The Economist&#39;s view on the recent CEPI initiative</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Roll-on-the-green-revolution#1657 A Paperless Society? Not So Fast http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Paperless-Society-Not-So-Fast Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:37:00 +0000 <p>Paper hasn&#39;t been displaced by the digital revolution. Predictions of a paperless society have been bandied about for close to half a century, driven by an unbridled faith that technology would eliminate the need for something as old-fashioned as record-keeping on pulverized cellulose.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Paperless-Society-Not-So-Fast#1684 Amazon sustainable packaging initiative alleviates 'Wrap Rage' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Amazon-sustainable-packaging-initiative-alleviates-Wrap-Rage Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:15:00 +0000 <p>Amazon says it&#39;s winning the battle against plastic clamshell cases and wire ties part of the company&#39;s &#39;Frustration-Free&#39; sustainable packaging initiative.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Amazon-sustainable-packaging-initiative-alleviates-Wrap-Rage#1656 Paper generators: Harvesting energy from touching, rubbing and sliding http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-generators-Harvesting-energy-from-touching-rubbing-and-sliding1 Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:15:00 +0000 <p>Disney Research, Pittsburgh present a new energy harvesting technology that generates electrical energy from a user&#39;s interactions with paper-like materials.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-generators-Harvesting-energy-from-touching-rubbing-and-sliding1#1643 Future skills in the graphical industry project kicks off http://www.twosides.info/UK/Future-skills-in-the-graphical-industry-project-kicks-off Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:14:00 +0000 <p>Together Intergraf and UNI Europa Graphical in partnership with the European Graphic/Media Industry Network (EGIN) have been awarded funding from the European Commission to undertake a project entitled Future Skills in the Graphical Industry: Identifying and promoting best practices in Europe.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Future-skills-in-the-graphical-industry-project-kicks-off#1642 Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Young-adult-readers-prefer-printed-to-ebooks Wed, 04 Dec 2013 07:24:00 +0000 Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalents http://www.twosides.info/UK/Young-adult-readers-prefer-printed-to-ebooks#1641 Scientific American: Why the Brain Prefers Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientific-American-Why-the-Brain-Prefers-Paper Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:39:00 +0000 <p>There is good news for those who enjoy paper and print! An article in the recent November 2013 issue of Scientific American magazine clearly supports what we already know: most people understand and remember text better when read on paper rather than a screen. According to the article, while e-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as these technologies improve, reading on paper has many advantages.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientific-American-Why-the-Brain-Prefers-Paper#1638 Breakthrough technologies set to revolutionise paper and pulp industry and provide climate solution http://www.twosides.info/UK/Breakthrough-technologies-set-to-revolutionise-paper-and-pulp-industry-and-provide-climate-solution Mon, 02 Dec 2013 07:45:00 +0000 <p>Industry calls for breakthrough technologies to be at the heart of the 2030 climate and energy package.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Breakthrough-technologies-set-to-revolutionise-paper-and-pulp-industry-and-provide-climate-solution#1636 European Paper Week - reinventing growth http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Paper-Week--reinventing-growth Mon, 02 Dec 2013 07:33:00 +0000 <p>European paper industry focuses on sustainability and innovation</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Paper-Week--reinventing-growth#1635 Scientific American: Why the Brain Prefers Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientific-American-Why-the-Brain-Prefers-Paper Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 <p>There is good news for those who enjoy paper and print!&nbsp; An article in the recent November 2013 issue of <em>Scientific American</em> magazine clearly supports what we already know:&nbsp; most people understand and remember text better when read on paper rather than a screen.&nbsp; According to the article, while e-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as these technologies improve, reading on paper has many advantages.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Scientific-American-Why-the-Brain-Prefers-Paper#3081 Career opportunities at Two Sides and Print Power http://www.twosides.info/UK/Career-opportunities-at-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power Fri, 29 Nov 2013 14:52:00 +0000 <p>Two new positions at Two Sides UK</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Career-opportunities-at-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power#1631 CEPI launches new EN 643 video http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-launches-new-EN-643-video Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:31:00 +0000 The Confederation of European Paper Industries has prepared a short video explaining the new EN 643, the European List of Standard Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling. http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-launches-new-EN-643-video#1624 Charges for paper bills are increasingly being challenged. Will BT face court sanctions? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Charges-for-paper-bills-are-increasingly-being-challenged-Will-BT-face-court-sanctions Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:41:00 +0000 <p>BT&#39;s paper bill charge is penalising small businesses</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Charges-for-paper-bills-are-increasingly-being-challenged-Will-BT-face-court-sanctions#1623 Energy companies 'making &pound;650m a year from billing errors' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Energy-companies-making-650m-a-year-from-billing-errors Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:09:00 +0000 <p>Survey reveals 28% of customers were overcharged an average of &pound;121 - and move to online billing is making matters worse</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Energy-companies-making-650m-a-year-from-billing-errors#1603 Record Turn Out For Two Sides and Print Power Seminar! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Record-Turn-Out-For-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Seminar Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 <p>Our annual seminar this year was a great success.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Record-Turn-Out-For-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Seminar#1602 Digital age 'challenging' for paper recyclers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Digital-age-challenging-for-paper-recyclers Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:29:00 +0000 <p>An increase in the use of electronic devices and online shopping is &#39;changing the flow of fibre&#39; coming into the recovered paper sector and affecting the quality of recyclate, according to DS Smith Recycling.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Digital-age-challenging-for-paper-recyclers#1599 "Keep Me Posted" fights for the consumer's right to choose http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-fights-for-the-consumers-right-to-choose Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:51:00 +0000 <p>What&#39;s the campaign all about? We&#39;ve been asked this question many times and we&#39;ve put together a synopsis of this great and much needed campaign.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted-fights-for-the-consumers-right-to-choose#1590 World Book Day 2014 - call to action http://www.twosides.info/UK/World-Book-Day-2014---call-to-action Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:42:00 +0000 <p>Catch up on all the latest World Book Day information and developments</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/World-Book-Day-2014---call-to-action#1584 BPIF Printing Outlook survey shows encouraging signs http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-Printing-Outlook-survey-shows-encouraging-signs Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:04:00 +0000 Improvement in orders and output achieved - confidence high for a strong seasonal boost. http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-Printing-Outlook-survey-shows-encouraging-signs#1583 Peers urge action on paper bills http://www.twosides.info/UK/Peers-urge-action-on-paper-bills Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:04:00 +0000 <p>The &#39;Keep Me Posted&#39; campaign, a partnership of representatives from charities, interest groups and business, achieves success in getting the question of consumer choice raised in the House of Lords.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Peers-urge-action-on-paper-bills#1577 Paper companies participate in WWF paper index http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-companies-participate-in-WWF-paper-index Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:51:00 +0000 <p>Companies disclose ecological footprint of 82 million tonnes of pulp and paper</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-companies-participate-in-WWF-paper-index#1579 Good news from Two Sides Italy http://www.twosides.info/UK/Good-news-from-Two-Sides-Italy Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:08:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides Italy spreads the message.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Good-news-from-Two-Sides-Italy#1578 Greenpeace: APP making progress on forest conservation pledge http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-APP-making-progress-on-forest-conservation-pledge Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:34:00 +0000 <p>Asia Pulp and Paper Group, one of the largest paper producers in the world, is serious about its pledge to end the clearing of natural forests, according to a progress review of the company&#39;s Forest Conservation Policy.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-APP-making-progress-on-forest-conservation-pledge#1576 Sustainability in the printing industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-in-the-printing-industry Fri, 01 Nov 2013 09:13:00 +0000 <p>Intergraf - The European Federation for Print and Digital Communication reinforces the fact that our industry is entirely sustainable and environmentally friendly.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-in-the-printing-industry#1574 Industry acclaim for coffee cup recycling as James Cropper takes Luxepack award http://www.twosides.info/UK/Industry-acclaim-for-coffee-cup-recycling-as-James-Cropper-takes-Luxepack-award Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:07:00 +0100 <p>James Cropper land major European award.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Industry-acclaim-for-coffee-cup-recycling-as-James-Cropper-takes-Luxepack-award#1563 10 most bizarre uses of paper in history http://www.twosides.info/UK/10-most-bizarre-uses-of-paper-in-history Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:11:00 +0100 A lovely story from the Huffington Post http://www.twosides.info/UK/10-most-bizarre-uses-of-paper-in-history#1562 How sweet: Chocolate bars can now be wrapped in paper made from cocoa husk waste http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-sweet-Chocolate-bars-can-now-be-wrapped-in-paper-made-from-cocoa-husk-waste Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:47:00 +0100 <p>UK paper manufacturer continues to innovate.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-sweet-Chocolate-bars-can-now-be-wrapped-in-paper-made-from-cocoa-husk-waste#1561 3D printing device which recycles plastic http://www.twosides.info/UK/3D-printing-device-which-recycles-plastic Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:45:00 +0100 <p>A new small-scale plastic recycling machine could make 3D printing more environmentally and economically sustainable.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/3D-printing-device-which-recycles-plastic#1558 New US 100 dollar paper bill raises questions about Bank of England's plastic proposals http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-US-100-dollar-paper-bill-raises-questions-about-Bank-of-England-s-plastic-proposals Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:04:00 +0100 <p>New US $100 bill&#39;s security features aim to curb counterfeiting. it also boasts an extended lifespan</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-US-100-dollar-paper-bill-raises-questions-about-Bank-of-England-s-plastic-proposals#1556 Queen's fears over children who ditch books for computers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Queens-fears-over-children-who-ditch-books-for-computers Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:07:00 +0100 <p>The Queen has voiced concerns about children preferring computer games and e-books to the traditional printed word.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Queens-fears-over-children-who-ditch-books-for-computers#1554 NewspaperWood - an innovative new application http://www.twosides.info/UK/NewspaperWood---an-innovative-new-application Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:30:00 +0100 <p>New use for old newspapers</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/NewspaperWood---an-innovative-new-application#1552 Paper - the new 3d printer media! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper---the-new-3d-printer-media Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:01:00 +0100 <p>Exciting developments in 3D printing.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper---the-new-3d-printer-media#1551 FSC certification costs rise http://www.twosides.info/UK/FSC-certification-costs-rise Thu, 17 Oct 2013 08:10:00 +0100 <p>FSC announces revised Annual Administration Fee Policy</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/FSC-certification-costs-rise#1550 Switch from coal to wood increases pellet shipments to UK http://www.twosides.info/UK/Switch-from-coal-to-wood-increases-pellet-shipments-to-UK Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:32:00 +0100 Green energy fuels growth at Port of Tyne - but not in the way it had expected http://www.twosides.info/UK/Switch-from-coal-to-wood-increases-pellet-shipments-to-UK#1548 Is technology challenging children's reading? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-technology-challenging-childrens-reading Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:22:00 +0100 <p>Report reveals a significant fall in the number of children reading or being read to on a weekly basis</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-technology-challenging-childrens-reading#1535 EU releases plan to boost recycling http://www.twosides.info/UK/EU-releases-plan-to-boost-recycling Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:36:00 +0100 <p>European Union releases a Strategic Implementation Plan offering steps to be taken to boost recycling efforts.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/EU-releases-plan-to-boost-recycling#1534 Paper market stable despite challenges says Bureau of International Recycling http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-market-stable-despite-challenges-says-Bureau-of-International-Recycling Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:31:00 +0100 <p>Recovered paper market stable despite challenges says BIR</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-market-stable-despite-challenges-says-Bureau-of-International-Recycling#1533 Two Sides to launch in South Africa http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-to-launch-in-South-Africa Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides, the international campaign which promotes the sustainability of print and paper media, has announced that, in cooperation with Printing SA, The Printing Industries Federation of South Africa, the Two Sides campaign will soon be launching in South Africa.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-to-launch-in-South-Africa#1530 Rogers Family launches 97% biodegradable single-serve coffee cup http://www.twosides.info/UK/Rogers-Family-launches-97-biodegradable-single-serve-coffee-cup Wed, 09 Oct 2013 10:36:00 +0100 <p>When will this US trend towards wood based prouducts affect the UK?</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Rogers-Family-launches-97-biodegradable-single-serve-coffee-cup#1529 Second life for waste paper in the construction industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Second-life-for-waste-paper-in-the-construction-industry Wed, 09 Oct 2013 09:51:00 +0100 Versatile wastepaper now a raw material for housing insulation http://www.twosides.info/UK/Second-life-for-waste-paper-in-the-construction-industry#1528 Print prospers with digital overload http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-prospers-with-digital-overload Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:48:00 +0100 <p>New international study gives insight into how the &#39;Digital Generation&#39; behaves on the internet</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-prospers-with-digital-overload#1525 UPM renews its world-class position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index http://www.twosides.info/UK/UPM-renews-its-world-class-position-in-the-Dow-Jones-Sustainability-Index Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:23:00 +0100 <p>UPM has again been named among the world&#39;s sustainability leaders. The company has retained its position in both the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2013-2014.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UPM-renews-its-world-class-position-in-the-Dow-Jones-Sustainability-Index#1521 McDonald's ditches polystyrene coffee cups http://www.twosides.info/UK/McDonalds-ditches-polystyrene-coffee-cups Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:38:00 +0100 Global icon to replace polluting foam with paper alternative in all 14,000 US outlets following shareholder resolution http://www.twosides.info/UK/McDonalds-ditches-polystyrene-coffee-cups#1520 Will British patients resist digital medical records? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Will-British-patients-resist-digital-medical-records Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:05:00 +0100 <p>More than two-thirds of U.S. consumers say their doctors have not involved them in the transition to digital medical records</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Will-British-patients-resist-digital-medical-records#1519 ERPC declares 2013 European Paper Recycling Awards winners http://www.twosides.info/UK/ERPC-declares-2013-European-Paper-Recycling-Awards-winners Mon, 07 Oct 2013 09:37:00 +0100 <p>The European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) has announced the winners of the fourth European Paper Recycling awards.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/ERPC-declares-2013-European-Paper-Recycling-Awards-winners#1518 Indonesia, EU sign historic deal to end the illegal timber trade http://www.twosides.info/UK/Indonesia-EU-sign-historic-deal-to-end-the-illegal-timber-trade Fri, 04 Oct 2013 14:54:00 +0100 <p>Indonesian and the European Union signed a deal that aims to curb illegal logging by ending all trade in illegal wood products between Asia&#39;s largest exporter of timber to Europe and each of the EU&#39;s 28 member states.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Indonesia-EU-sign-historic-deal-to-end-the-illegal-timber-trade#1517 How to halve CO2 emissions by 2050 http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-to-halve-CO2-emissions-by-2050 Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:29:00 +0100 <p>Imperial College report on climate change</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-to-halve-CO2-emissions-by-2050#1510 Timber regulations turn over a new leaf http://www.twosides.info/UK/Timber-regulations-turn-over-a-new-leaf Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:49:00 +0100 <p>PrintWeek story highlights new EU Timber Regulations</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Timber-regulations-turn-over-a-new-leaf#1509 Kristiansand City Council responds to cyberbullying issues http://www.twosides.info/UK/Kristiansand-City-Council-responds-to-cyberbullying-issues Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:00:00 +0100 <p>School In Norway bans tablet, smartphone devices</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Kristiansand-City-Council-responds-to-cyberbullying-issues#1508 Plastic or Paper banknotes? What does the British public think? http://www.twosides.info/en/paper-or-plastic Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:38:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/en/paper-or-plastic#1507 This recycled paper floor helps you go green with your decor designs http://www.twosides.info/UK/This-Recycled-paper-floor-helps-you-go-green-with-your-decor-designs Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:42:00 +0100 <p>These tiles look like real slate but are in fact made from recycled paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/This-Recycled-paper-floor-helps-you-go-green-with-your-decor-designs#1506 How Brazil is using education, technology and politics to save its rainforest http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Brazil-is-using-education-technology-and-politics-to-save-its-rainforest Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:00:00 +0100 <p>Deforestation issues addressed in Brazil</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Brazil-is-using-education-technology-and-politics-to-save-its-rainforest#1505 HP Supply Chain Goal: 20% GHG Cut by 2020 http://www.twosides.info/UK/HP-Supply-Chain-Goal-20-GHG-Cut-by-2020 Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:04:00 +0100 <p>Hewlett-Packard says it will decrease its first-tier manufacturing and product transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions intensity 20 percent by 2020, compared to 2010.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/HP-Supply-Chain-Goal-20-GHG-Cut-by-2020#1504 CEPI Decries EC Proposals on End-of-Waste Criteria http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-Decries-EC-Proposals-on-End-of-Waste-Criteria Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:26:00 +0100 <p>European paper association says changes will jeopardize Europe&#39;s ability to maintain paper recycling rates.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-Decries-EC-Proposals-on-End-of-Waste-Criteria#1499 Two Sides member Pureprint gains third Queen's Award http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-member-Pureprint-gains-third-Queens-Award Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:54:00 +0100 <p>Pureprint lauded for triple Queen&#39;s Award achievement</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-member-Pureprint-gains-third-Queens-Award#1498 Marks and Spencer No. 1 Company "Taking Environmental Sustainability Seriously" http://www.twosides.info/UK/Marks--Spencer-No-1-Company-Taking-Environmental-Sustainability-Seriously Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:58:00 +0100 <p>Sustainable strategy and leadership</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Marks--Spencer-No-1-Company-Taking-Environmental-Sustainability-Seriously#1497 Bank of England Press Release On Polymer Banknotes http://www.twosides.info/UK/Bank-of-England-Press-Release-On-Polymer-Banknotes Fri, 13 Sep 2013 07:11:00 +0100 Bank of England announces public consultation programme on polymer banknotes http://www.twosides.info/UK/Bank-of-England-Press-Release-On-Polymer-Banknotes#1469 Fibre based renewable materials to replace plastics, aluminium and glass to create attractive, sustainable travel packaging? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Fibre-based-renewable-materials-to-replace-plastics-aluminium-and-glass-to-create-attractive-sustainable-travel-packaging Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:31:00 +0100 Fibre based renewable materials hold potential to replace plastics, aluminum and glass to create attractive, sustainable travel packaging, says Stora Enso and Aalto University, who are organizing the Recreate Packaging 2014 design competition http://www.twosides.info/UK/Fibre-based-renewable-materials-to-replace-plastics-aluminium-and-glass-to-create-attractive-sustainable-travel-packaging#1472 Buyers' focus on price puts pressure on green schemes http://www.twosides.info/UK/Buyers-focus-on-price-puts-pressure-on-green-schemes Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:06:00 +0100 <p>Nevertheless, PrintWeek&#39;s survey finds that printers still think environmental standards are worth the effort.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Buyers-focus-on-price-puts-pressure-on-green-schemes#1471 Thousands of Myths and Facts booklets distributed to all secondary schools in Norway! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Thousands-of-Myths-and-Facts-booklets-distributed-to-all-secondary-schools-in-Norway Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:04:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Thousands-of-Myths-and-Facts-booklets-distributed-to-all-secondary-schools-in-Norway#1470 Two Sides US Announces Eco graphic Challenge Winner http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-Announces-Eco-graphic-Challenge-Winner Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:51:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides US reinforces the sustainability of print and paper with Eco-graphic Challenge.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-Announces-Eco-graphic-Challenge-Winner#1468 Library of Birmingham: Official opening of &pound;189m building http://www.twosides.info/UK/Library-of-Birmingham-Official-opening-of-189m-building Mon, 09 Sep 2013 15:39:00 +0100 <p>The &pound;189m Library of Birmingham, which houses a collection of one million books, has opened.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Library-of-Birmingham-Official-opening-of-189m-building#1466 Gap Between Firms' Sustainability Talk, Actions http://www.twosides.info/UK/Gap-Between-Firms-Sustainability-Talk-Actions Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:05:00 +0100 A significant gap exists between what companies say and do about sustainability with 65 percent developing policies at the CEO level and only 35 percent taking action, such as training managers to integrate such commitments into operations, according to a survey by United Nations Global Compact. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Gap-Between-Firms-Sustainability-Talk-Actions#1456 Books Are My Bag Campaign Launched http://www.twosides.info/UK/Books-Are-My-Bag-Campaign-Launched Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:33:00 +0100 <p>A campaign described as &#39;the biggest ever campaign for bookshops&#39; has been launched to celebrate and encourage engagement with bookshops and books.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Books-Are-My-Bag-Campaign-Launched#1455 UK project to turn business waste into green roof material http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-project-to-turn-business-waste-into-green-roof-material Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:29:00 +0100 East London businesses will have the opportunity to see how a truly circular economy could work, after planning permission for the United Kingdom's first industrial scale cradle to cradle demonstration project was granted this week. http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-project-to-turn-business-waste-into-green-roof-material#1454 Two Sides contests new report which claims that the UK Government could save &pound;70 billion by going paperless http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-contests-new-report-which-claims-that-the-UK-Government-could-save-70-billion-by-going-paperless Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:33:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-contests-new-report-which-claims-that-the-UK-Government-could-save-70-billion-by-going-paperless#1452 UK's first carton recycling plant opens http://www.twosides.info/UK/UKs-first-carton-recycling-plant-opens Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:46:00 +0100 Leading packaging firms team up to develop major new facility capable of recycling 40 per cent of the UK's beverage cartons http://www.twosides.info/UK/UKs-first-carton-recycling-plant-opens#1451 Europe Recycles 71.7% of Paper and Board used in 2012 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Europe-recycles-717-of-paper-and-board-used-in-2012 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:54:00 +0100 <p>The European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) announced an impressive 71.7% paper recycling rate for Europe.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Europe-recycles-717-of-paper-and-board-used-in-2012#1450 NASA solar satellite could supply energy for third of the world by 2025 http://www.twosides.info/UK/NASA-solar-satellite-could-supply-energy-for-third-of-the-world-by-2025 Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:21:00 +0100 <p>A giant solar-powered satellite that could provide energy to a third of the world is being developed by US space agency NASA.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/NASA-solar-satellite-could-supply-energy-for-third-of-the-world-by-2025#1449 London 2012 achievements signal sustainable way forward http://www.twosides.info/UK/London-2012-achievements-signal-sustainable-way-forward Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:46:00 +0100 <p>A new guide, based on the success of the London Games, shows how procurement can be sustainable � and value for money.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/London-2012-achievements-signal-sustainable-way-forward#1448 'I cant afford paper bills, but can't keep track without them' Millions penalised as major firms switch to online billing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Millions-penalised-as-firms-switch-to-online-billing Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:56:00 +0100 <p>-More utility and telecoms firms are charging for paper bills - even though seven million adults have never used the internet -Just one third of over 75s have been online. Senior Railcard discount for over 60s is only available to internet users. More Campaigners say consumers should not be forced to pay for choosing paper billing</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Millions-penalised-as-firms-switch-to-online-billing#1447 BPIF launches new colour management accreditation http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-launches-new-colour-management-accreditation Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:55:00 +0100 <p>The BPIF has launched a new version of its colour management certification scheme, allowing more types of printers to be eligible for this independently verified award.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-launches-new-colour-management-accreditation#1446 Two Sides participates in the EU Ecolabel for Printed Paper Products Seminar! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-participates-in-the-EU-Ecolabel-for-Printed-Paper-Products-Seminar Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:13:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides will be speaking at the EU Ecolabel for Printed Paper Products Seminar at UPM Shotton Mill in North Wales on Wednesday 25th September 2013 and would like to formally extend an invitation to our networks!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-participates-in-the-EU-Ecolabel-for-Printed-Paper-Products-Seminar#1445 Google emits 1.5 million metric tonnes of CO2 in 2012 but claims 9% carbon footprint reduction and carbon neutrality http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-emits-15-million-metric-tonnes-of-CO2-in-2012-but-claims-9-carbon-footprint-reduction-and-carbon-neutrality Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:59:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-emits-15-million-metric-tonnes-of-CO2-in-2012-but-claims-9-carbon-footprint-reduction-and-carbon-neutrality#1444 NPES Publishes International Standard for Calculating Carbon Footprint of Print http://www.twosides.info/UK/NPES-Publishes-International-Standard-for-Calculating-Carbon-Footprint-of-Print Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:46:00 +0100 <p>Service Providers and Print Buyers Now Have Methodology to Produce Carbon Calculations Using a Common Framework. NPES is pleased to announce the publication of ISO 16759:2013 Graphic technology, Quantification and communication for calculating the carbon footprint of print media products.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/NPES-Publishes-International-Standard-for-Calculating-Carbon-Footprint-of-Print#1442 Paper pulp cycling helmet developed http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-pulp-cycling-helmet-developed Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:02:00 +0100 <p>The Paper Pulp Helmet is a project to recycle discarded copies of the Metro and Evening Standard papers into helmets</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-pulp-cycling-helmet-developed#1424 Keep Me Posted http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:13:00 +0100 <p>New campaign from leading consumer and industry groups champions the choice for everyone in society to receive paper based information.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Keep-Me-Posted#1390 Paper Bills and Statements; A Real Necessity In A Digital World http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Bills-and-Statements-A-Real-Necessity-In-A-Digital-World Thu, 25 Jul 2013 07:18:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides launches survey into how consumers are reacting to ever increasing pressure to abandon paper bills and &#39;go digital&#39;/</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Bills-and-Statements-A-Real-Necessity-In-A-Digital-World#1388 Russian guard service reverts to typewriters after NSA leaks http://www.twosides.info/UK/Russian-guard-service-reverts-to-typewriters-after-NSA-leaks Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:04:00 +0100 Leaks by US whistleblower Edward Snowden have fuelled Russian suspicions over electronic communications http://www.twosides.info/UK/Russian-guard-service-reverts-to-typewriters-after-NSA-leaks#1387 How National Newspapers Marked The Birth of the Royal Baby http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-national-newspapers-marked-the-birth-of-the-royal-baby Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:22:00 +0100 <p>How papers around the world marked the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge&#39;s baby boy in London!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-national-newspapers-marked-the-birth-of-the-royal-baby#1386 British company develops technology to recycle disposable coffee cups http://www.twosides.info/UK/British-company-develops-technology-to-recycle-disposable-coffee-cups Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:16:00 +0100 <p>James Cropper becomes world&#39;s first firm to separate plastic content from cups, leaving pulp fit for making luxury papers</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/British-company-develops-technology-to-recycle-disposable-coffee-cups#1384 Two Sides challenge to NGO receives coverage http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-challenge-to-NGO-receives-coverage Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:40:00 +0100 <p>PrintWeek&#39;s report on Two Sides&#39; challenge to EEPN</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-challenge-to-NGO-receives-coverage#1379 New ISO standard gives Intergraf's work international recognition http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-ISO-standard-gives-Intergrafs-work-international-recognition Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:35:00 +0100 <p>Intergraf welcomes the new ISO 16759 standard on the quantification and communication for calculating the carbon footprint of print media products.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-ISO-standard-gives-Intergrafs-work-international-recognition#1378 PEFC UK publishes latest newsletter http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-UK-publishes-latest-newsletter Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:57:00 +0100 PEFC, the world's largest forest certification organisation, have just issued their latest UK newsletter. http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-UK-publishes-latest-newsletter#1377 2012 European Paper Industry Statistics http://www.twosides.info/UK/2012-European-Paper-Industry-Statistics Thu, 11 Jul 2013 16:29:00 +0100 <p>European paper and board production and consumption decrease due to economic slowdown</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/2012-European-Paper-Industry-Statistics#1376 To avoid e-document theft, Russia turns to paper and type http://www.twosides.info/UK/To-avoid-e-document-theft-Russia-turns-to-paper-and-type Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 <p>Lots of people use paper towels to clean up leaks &ndash; but we&rsquo;ve heard about a way paper is being used to prevent leaks of a much more serious nature.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/To-avoid-e-document-theft-Russia-turns-to-paper-and-type#3083 Two Sides challenges European Environmental Paper Network Claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-challenges-European-Environmental-Paper-Network-Claims Wed, 10 Jul 2013 07:54:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides challenges incorrect &#39;facts&#39; and exaggerated claims being made by the European Environmental Paper Network (EEPN)</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-challenges-European-Environmental-Paper-Network-Claims#1371 Canon helps printers validate the power of print http://www.twosides.info/UK/Canon-helps-printers-validate-the-power-of-print Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:56:00 +0100 <p>Canon has launched a calculating tool to try and help printers work out their clients return on investment of campaigns involving print.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Canon-helps-printers-validate-the-power-of-print#1322 National Poll Shows Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Federal Efforts to Shift Citizens to Digital-Only Information & Services http://www.twosides.info/UK/National-Poll-Shows-Americans-Overwhelmingly-Oppose-Federal-Efforts-to-Shift-Citizens-to-Digital-Only-Information--Services Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:05:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides US website highlights consumers resistance to &#39;paperless&#39; communications.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/National-Poll-Shows-Americans-Overwhelmingly-Oppose-Federal-Efforts-to-Shift-Citizens-to-Digital-Only-Information--Services#1320 KIIAN Group commits to sustainable production at FESPA http://www.twosides.info/UK/KIIAN-Group-commits-to-sustainable-production-at-FESPA Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:55:00 +0100 <p>Innovation in aqueous screen printing textile inks</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/KIIAN-Group-commits-to-sustainable-production-at-FESPA#1319 Usable chairs made entirely out of paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Usable-chairs-made-entirely-out-of-paper Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:02:00 +0100 <p>Molo, a Vancouver-based design and production firm founded by Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen, creates furniture, lighting, and room dividers that are all made of paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Usable-chairs-made-entirely-out-of-paper#1315 Adidas, Nike Utilize Green 3D Printing to Optimize Prototyping http://www.twosides.info/UK/Adidas-Nike-Utilize-Green-3D-Printing-to-Optimize-Prototyping Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:59:00 +0100 <p>3D printing technology is putting two competitors on the fast track to remarkably rapid production while upping the ante for sustainability</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Adidas-Nike-Utilize-Green-3D-Printing-to-Optimize-Prototyping#1314 Austria's Paper/Biomass Sectors Clash Over Supply http://www.twosides.info/UK/Austrias-Paper/Biomass-Sectors-Clash-Over-Supply Fri, 14 Jun 2013 08:13:00 +0100 Austrian pulp and paper manufacturers consider implications of increased biomass subsidies. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Austrias-Paper/Biomass-Sectors-Clash-Over-Supply#1311 Next target for the Green Grid is Data center e-waste http://www.twosides.info/UK/Next-target-for-the-Green-Grid-is-Data-center-e-waste Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:45:00 +0100 Data Center's have to consider their electronics disposal efficiency. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Next-target-for-the-Green-Grid-is-Data-center-e-waste#1310 Paper Industry's important role in the Green economy http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Industrys-important-role-in-the-Green-economy Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:49:00 +0100 <p>ICFPA 2013 Sustainability Progress Report shows improvements on a range of sustainability indicators focussed on the industry&#39;s contributions toward a green economy.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Industrys-important-role-in-the-Green-economy#1309 Two Sides warns big banks to stop the greenwashing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-warns-big-banks-to-stop-the-greenwashing Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:43:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides Australia challenges leading financial institutions</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-warns-big-banks-to-stop-the-greenwashing#1307 Cash Doesn't Follow Sustainability Commitments http://www.twosides.info/UK/Cash-Doesnt-Follow-Sustainability-Commitments Thu, 13 Jun 2013 10:43:00 +0100 <p>Large US corporations, spending on energy, environmental and sustainability initiatives will grow at just 5 percent per year until 2017, from $34.6 billion in 2012 to $43.6 billion in 2017, according to a Verdantix study.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Cash-Doesnt-Follow-Sustainability-Commitments#1306 Go paperless, Go Green? Most consumers don’t believe it. It’s time for companies to quit saying it. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Go-paperless-Go-Green-Most-consumers-dont-believe-it-Its-time-for-companies-to-quit-saying-it. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0100 <p>As banks, utilities and other types of companies push paperless bills saying electronic communications are &ldquo;greener&rdquo; and &ldquo;protect the environment,&rdquo; results of a new nationwide poll&nbsp;&nbsp;show consumers just don&rsquo;t buy those claims.&nbsp; In fact, an overwhelming majority &mdash; 87% &mdash; believe the main reason companies want to shift customers to electronic delivery formats is to save money, <em>not</em> to be environmentally responsible.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Go-paperless-Go-Green-Most-consumers-dont-believe-it-Its-time-for-companies-to-quit-saying-it.#3084 PEFC Publishes 2013 Chain of Custody Standard, Aligned with EUTR http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-Publishes-2013-Chain-of-Custody-Standard-Aligned-with-EUTR Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:30:00 +0100 <p>The 2013 PEFC Chain of Custody standard offers companies an efficient mechanism to demonstrate compliance with EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) requirements.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-Publishes-2013-Chain-of-Custody-Standard-Aligned-with-EUTR#1254 Young people 'prefer to read on screen' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Young-people-prefer-to-read-on-screen Thu, 30 May 2013 16:28:00 +0100 Young people are now much more likely to prefer to read on a computer screen rather than a printed book or magazine, according to a UK survey. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Young-people-prefer-to-read-on-screen#1250 Launch of Malaysian timber legality assurance system http://www.twosides.info/UK/Launch-of-Malaysian-timber-legality-assurance-system Thu, 30 May 2013 15:45:00 +0100 <p>Malaysia has not yet concluded a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the EU and negotiations between the two parties continue.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Launch-of-Malaysian-timber-legality-assurance-system#1249 Two Sides US launches No Wonder You Love Paper Campaign! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-launches-No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-Campaign Wed, 29 May 2013 16:12:00 +0100 Highly successful Two Sides European campaign now rolled out in U. S. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-launches-No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-Campaign#1248 UK heads towards paperless health service with &pound;260m digital project http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-heads-towards-paperless-health-service-with-260m-digital-project Tue, 28 May 2013 15:08:00 +0100 <p>Cash from the Department of Health has been awarded to hospitals in England as part of an effort to help the NHS go paperless by 2018.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-heads-towards-paperless-health-service-with-260m-digital-project#1245 Wood Recycling Association reports http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wood-Recycling-Association-reports-sharp-switch-to-biomass-from-panel-board Tue, 21 May 2013 17:16:00 +0100 <p>UK&#39;s use of wood for energy in 2012 rose 27% year-over-year to 759,000 tonnes; wood chip volumes from UK reprocessors rose 1.7% to 2,851,000 tonnes</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wood-Recycling-Association-reports-sharp-switch-to-biomass-from-panel-board#1241 Report on private and public forest ownership in Europe published http://www.twosides.info/UK/Report-on-private-and-public-forest-ownership-in-Europe-published Fri, 10 May 2013 10:55:00 +0100 <p>Newly published report &#39;Mapping the distribution of forest ownership in Europe&#39; contributes to a better knowledge of forest ownership distribution in the 47 European countries through a thorough data collection, analysis and visual presentation.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Report-on-private-and-public-forest-ownership-in-Europe-published#1231 Frontrunners show the way how to make sustainable forestry business work http://www.twosides.info/UK/Frontrunners-show-the-way-how-to-make-sustainable-forestry-business-work Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:35:00 +0100 <p>Sustainable forestry business is possible and examples of this abound, but to achieve sufficient credibility these business cases need to be scaled up .</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Frontrunners-show-the-way-how-to-make-sustainable-forestry-business-work#1219 BPIF publish UK print facts and figures http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-publish-UK-print-facts-and-figures Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:03:00 +0100 <p>British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) update the industry facts and figures.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-publish-UK-print-facts-and-figures#1218 UN moves to save sustainable forests http://www.twosides.info/UK/UN-moves-to-save-sustainable-forests Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:29:00 +0100 <p>United Nations Forum on Forests agrees on a series of measures to improve the sustainable management of forests.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UN-moves-to-save-sustainable-forests#1203 New paper recycling project in Central Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-paper-recycling-project-in-Central-Europe Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:41:00 +0100 EcoPaperLoop launched to improve paper sustainability in Central Europe. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-paper-recycling-project-in-Central-Europe#1202 WWF and other NGOs question APP forest promises http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-and-other-NGOs-question-APP-forest-promises Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:27:00 +0100 <p>Not much protected and no commitment to restoration in APP forest promises</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-and-other-NGOs-question-APP-forest-promises#1180 South America likely to become a major player in forestry, paper and packaging http://www.twosides.info/UK/South-America-liely-to-become-a-major-player-in-forestry-paper-and-packaging Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:33:00 +0100 20-30 million tonnes of chemical pulp to be added to the global forest, paper and packaging market by 2020. http://www.twosides.info/UK/South-America-liely-to-become-a-major-player-in-forestry-paper-and-packaging#1178 Yum! Brands Sets Paper Purchasing Goal http://www.twosides.info/UK/Yum-Brands-Sets-Paper-Purchasing-Goal Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:27:00 +0100 Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has set a goal of purchasing paper-based packaging with fiber from responsibly managed forests and recycled sources. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Yum-Brands-Sets-Paper-Purchasing-Goal#1177 Increase in renewable energy one of the key factors in fast-changing European power sector http://www.twosides.info/UK/Increase-in-renewable-energy-one-of-the-key-factors-in-fast-changing-European-power-sector Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:41:00 +0100 The European power-generation and power-retail landscape is being fundamentally reshaped as demand falls, costs rise, and new energy options emerge http://www.twosides.info/UK/Increase-in-renewable-energy-one-of-the-key-factors-in-fast-changing-European-power-sector#1176 Corrugated packaging carbon footprint reduced by 4.8% over three years http://www.twosides.info/UK/Corrugated-packaging-carbon-footprint-reduced-by-48-over-three-years Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:12:00 +0100 <p>FEFCO publishes new data used to calculate the environmental impact of Corrugated Packaging in its newest &#39;European Database for Corrugated Board Life Cycle Studies&#39;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Corrugated-packaging-carbon-footprint-reduced-by-48-over-three-years#1156 Leading US paper group latest to join Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/Leading-US-paper-group-latest-to-join-Two-Sides Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:26:00 +0100 <p>NewPage Corporation joins Two Sides.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Leading-US-paper-group-latest-to-join-Two-Sides#1155 UK carbon price a 'threat to business competitiveness' http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-carbon-price-a-threat-to-business-competitiveness Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:32:00 +0100 <p>Britain&#39;s carbon-emitting businesses will pay more for energy than their European counterparts under the UK&#39;s new carbon price floor, which came into effect on 1April.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-carbon-price-a-threat-to-business-competitiveness#1154 FSC produce EUTR guide http://www.twosides.info/UK/FSC-produce-EUTR-guide Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:41:00 +0100 <p>FSC publishes an &quot;EU Timber Regulation Implementation Guide for FSC Certificate Holders and Other Companies Selling FSC Products in the EU&quot;.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/FSC-produce-EUTR-guide#1153 PEFC publish fact sheet on EUTR requirements http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-publish-fact-sheet-on-EUTR-requirements Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:05:00 +0100 Meet EUTR Requirements through PEFC Chain of Custody Certification http://www.twosides.info/UK/PEFC-publish-fact-sheet-on-EUTR-requirements#1152 Sappi and Innovia show compostable packaging concept http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sappi-and-Innovia-show-compostable-packaging-concept Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:49:00 +0100 <p>Sappi Fine Paper Europe and Innovia Films have completed a joint project to produce compostable flexible packaging manufactured from renewable resources.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sappi-and-Innovia-show-compostable-packaging-concept#1136 Royal Mail announces its support of the Two Sides campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Mail-announces-its-support-of-the-Two-Sides-campaign Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:00:00 +0000 <p>18th March 2013, London, UK - Two Sides announces today that Royal Mail is joining the Two Sides and Print Power campaigns.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Mail-announces-its-support-of-the-Two-Sides-campaign#1112 Do you want rice with that? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-you-want-rice-with-that Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:11:00 +0000 <p>China&#39;s disposable chopstick addiction is destroying its forests</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-you-want-rice-with-that#1129 E-waste - A global menace http://www.twosides.info/UK/E-waste--A-global-menace Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:12:00 +0000 <p>When electronic appliances reach their end-of-product life and are in a state of disrepair, they become an extra burden to landfill operators and municipal councils.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/E-waste--A-global-menace#1128 Trees used to create recyclable, efficient solar cell http://www.twosides.info/UK/Trees-used-to-create-recyclable-efficient-solar-cell Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:46:00 +0000 <p>Solar cells are just like leaves, capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy. It&#39;s fitting that they can now be made partially from trees.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Trees-used-to-create-recyclable-efficient-solar-cell#1127 intelliPaper turns a scrap of paper Into a customized recyclable USB drive http://www.twosides.info/UK/intelliPaper-turns-a-scrap-of-paper-Into-a-customized-recyclable-USB-drive Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:19:00 +0000 <p>Another innovative and sustainable paper solution</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/intelliPaper-turns-a-scrap-of-paper-Into-a-customized-recyclable-USB-drive#1126 Recycling boost for UK economy http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recycling-boost-for-UK-economy Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:12:00 +0000 <p>Fixing the UK&#39;s broken economy may take some time. However, there&#39;s one sector that&#39;s growing: waste management.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recycling-boost-for-UK-economy#1125 Intergraf calls for unique situation of printed products be recognised in implementation of EU Ecolabel http://www.twosides.info/UK/Intergraf-calls-for-unique-situation-of-printed-products-be-recognised-in-implementation-of-EU-Ecolabel Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:43:00 +0000 <p>The European Commission has made a user manual available for companies and competent authorities which are administering the certification of the EU Ecolabel at national level.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Intergraf-calls-for-unique-situation-of-printed-products-be-recognised-in-implementation-of-EU-Ecolabel#1124 Highest recycling rates in Austria and Germany - but UK and Ireland show fastest increase http://www.twosides.info/UK/Highest-recycling-rates-in-Austria-and-Germany--but-UK-and-Ireland-show-fastest-increase Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:54:00 +0000 <p>European Environment Agency report shows encouraging progress but highlights room for improvement.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Highest-recycling-rates-in-Austria-and-Germany--but-UK-and-Ireland-show-fastest-increase#1121 Environmental and sustainability issues examined in new study on the paper chain http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-and-sustainability-issues-examined-in-new-study-on-the-paper-chain Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:25:00 +0000 'Changing Paper Demand in Office and Business Environments' report analyses key elements of the paper supply chain. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-and-sustainability-issues-examined-in-new-study-on-the-paper-chain#1120 Google and Paperless2013: Thank you for removing your “anti-paper” environmental claims! http://www.twosides.info/UK/News-Google-and-Paperless2013-Thank-you-for-removing-your-anti-paper-environmental-claims Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 <p>If you are a Two Sides follower, you may recall our open letter (and press release) to Google Chairman urging him and Google to re-consider their participation in the Paperless2013 initiative, and especially to consider removing or changing the negative environmental claims being made related to paper.&nbsp; By this we mean the reference to &ldquo;saving trees&rdquo; and promoting the perception that switching from paper-based to electronic communications will help protect the environment without having any verifiable or factual information to support the claims.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/News-Google-and-Paperless2013-Thank-you-for-removing-your-anti-paper-environmental-claims#3085 Google and Paperless2013: Thank you for removing your “anti-paper” environmental claims! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-and-Paperless2013-Thank-you-for-removing-your-anti-paper-environmental-claims Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 <p>If you are a Two Sides follower, you may recall our open letter (and press release) to Google Chairman urging him and Google to re-consider their participation in the Paperless2013 initiative, and especially to consider removing or changing the negative environmental claims being made related to paper.&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-and-Paperless2013-Thank-you-for-removing-your-anti-paper-environmental-claims#3086 American Forest and Paper Association launches new initiative http://www.twosides.info/UK/American-Forest-and-Paper-Association-launches-new-initiative Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:36:00 +0000 <p>In keeping with the forest product industry&#39;s legacy as a leader in sustainability, the American Forest &amp; Paper Association (AF&amp;PA) has announced a new initiative called &quot;Better Practices, Better Planet 2020: Continuing AF&amp;PA&#39;s Commitment to Sustainability&quot;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/American-Forest-and-Paper-Association-launches-new-initiative#1109 Sainsbury's moves cheese SRP from plastic to innovative corrugated design http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsburys-moves-cheese-SRP-from-plastic-to-innovative-corrugated-design Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:05:00 +0000 To meet Sainsbury?s demand for more sustainable packaging, for its own branded sliced cheese ranges, Smurfit Kappa has produced an innovative Shelf Ready Packaging solution. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsburys-moves-cheese-SRP-from-plastic-to-innovative-corrugated-design#1108 Two Sides US lauches second stage of its Greenwashing campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-lauches-second-stage-of-its-Greenwashing-campaign Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:13:00 +0000 <p>Anti print and paper messages abound in the U.S. Organisations are still claiming in their marketing materials that e-billing is environmentally preferable to paper bills. Two Sides US today announced the next stage of a nationwide initiative which follows the successful UK campaign to urge banks, utilities and telecommunication companies to end the use of misleading claims about Print and Paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-lauches-second-stage-of-its-Greenwashing-campaign#1088 European packaging recycling rates show positive trend http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-packaging-recycling-rates-show-positive-trend Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 <p>Recycling schemes prove to be effective for packaging waste</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-packaging-recycling-rates-show-positive-trend#1080 New effort to create green electronics workforce http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-effort-to-create-green-electronics-workforce Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:57:00 +0000 <p>The world&#39;s love affair with gadgets, many of which contain hazardous materials, is generating millions of tons of electronic waste annually.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-effort-to-create-green-electronics-workforce#1079 Check out Domtar's new video campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Check-out-Domtars-new-video-campaign Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:42:00 +0000 <p>Domtar releases new wave of comical videos, highlighting paper&#39;s enduring value in everyday life</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Check-out-Domtars-new-video-campaign#1071 European Union Timber Regulation wins praise from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-regulations-prohibiting-illegally-harvested-timber-or-wood-products-derived-from-that-timber-from-entering-the-European-Union-are-receiving-praise-by-North-American-forestry-related-groups Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:30:00 +0000 New regulations prohibiting illegally harvested timber or wood products from entering the European Union are receiving praise by North American forestry-related groups. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-regulations-prohibiting-illegally-harvested-timber-or-wood-products-derived-from-that-timber-from-entering-the-European-Union-are-receiving-praise-by-North-American-forestry-related-groups#1070 Stamps with the smell and taste of chocolate http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stamps-with-the-smell-and-taste-of-chocolate Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:31:00 +0000 <p>Stamps the new addition!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stamps-with-the-smell-and-taste-of-chocolate#1062 Consumers for Paper Options applauds Congressional resolution to preserve paper based access to Government information and services http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-for-Paper-Options-applauds-Congressional-resolution-to-preserve-paper-based-access-to-Government-information--services Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:20:00 +0000 <p>Resolution introduced by U.S. Reps. Duffy &amp; Michaud says agencies should provide Americans with paper options for Social Security benefits, savings bonds, tax forms &amp; other services</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-for-Paper-Options-applauds-Congressional-resolution-to-preserve-paper-based-access-to-Government-information--services#1061 EU introduces illegal timber import controls http://www.twosides.info/UK/EU-introduces-illegal-timber-import-controls Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:58:00 +0000 <p>Measures to prevent illegally harvested timber from entering the European Union come into force this month.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/EU-introduces-illegal-timber-import-controls#1060 Printers can rest easy with Antalis following new EU Timber Regulations http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printers-can-rest-easy-with-Antalis-following-new-EU-Timber-Regulations Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:28:00 +0000 <p>Antalis has moved to reassure commercial print customers that its products are all fully compliant with new Regulation (EU) No 995/2010, also known as the European Timber Regulations (EUTR), which comes into force on 3 March 2013.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printers-can-rest-easy-with-Antalis-following-new-EU-Timber-Regulations#1059 Forest organisations invite you to celebrate Europe's forests http://www.twosides.info/UK/Forest-organizations-Invite-you-to-celebrate-Europes-forests Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:17:00 +0000 The European Forest Week is a landmark opportunity to raise awareness and strengthen political commitment and action to continue the work towards sustainable forest management. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Forest-organizations-Invite-you-to-celebrate-Europes-forests#1058 Wood - rediscovered by the construction industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wood---rediscovered-by-the-construction-industry Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:37:00 +0000 <p>Wood, specifically engineered wood, is already making strides in large buildings today.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Wood---rediscovered-by-the-construction-industry#1056 Do you want to know how much wood is grown in EU forests? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-you-want-to-know-how-much-wood-is-grown-in-EU-forests Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:20:00 +0000 The Confederation of European Paper Industries have the information here. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-you-want-to-know-how-much-wood-is-grown-in-EU-forests#1055 2012 International Post Corporation Postal Sector Sustainability Report http://www.twosides.info/UK/2012-International-Post-Corporation-Postal-Sector-Sustainability-Report Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:17:00 +0000 Collaboration key for over one million tonnes CO2 emissions reduction by postal sector http://www.twosides.info/UK/2012-International-Post-Corporation-Postal-Sector-Sustainability-Report#1053 CEPI 2012 Preliminary Statistics Report now available http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-2012-Preliminary-Statistics-REport-now-available Mon, 25 Feb 2013 07:53:00 +0000 See the latest European paper and board production statistics. http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-2012-Preliminary-Statistics-REport-now-available#1054 Print in Europe to ensure environmental excellence http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-in-Europe-to-ensure-environmental-excellence Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:56:00 +0000 <p>Intergraf - the European Federation for Print and Digital Communication - confirms that European printed products comply with high environmental standards.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-in-Europe-to-ensure-environmental-excellence#1050 Confederation of Paper Industries - Recycling of valuable resources should not be discouraged http://www.twosides.info/UK/Confederation-of-Paper-Industries---Recycling-of-valuable-resources-should-not-be-discouraged Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:27:00 +0000 <p>Confederation of Paper Industries counters recent Daily Mail article, says while recycling may need some reform, that it should not be discouraged, that governments must work to improve segregation by households.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Confederation-of-Paper-Industries---Recycling-of-valuable-resources-should-not-be-discouraged#1049 Deutsche Bank: 2013 outlook for paper and packaging cautiously optimistic, survey says, although printing/writing paper market expected to remain weak http://www.twosides.info/UK/Deutsche-Bank-2013-outlook-for-paper-and-packaging-cautiously-optimistic-survey-says-although-printing/writing-paper-market-expected-to-remain-weak Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:00:00 +0000 <p>Deutsche Bank outlook survey cautiously optimistic.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Deutsche-Bank-2013-outlook-for-paper-and-packaging-cautiously-optimistic-survey-says-although-printing/writing-paper-market-expected-to-remain-weak#1047 US Congress to debate consumer right to printed communications http://www.twosides.info/UK/-US-Congress-to-debate-consumer-right-to-printed-communications Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:41:00 +0000 <p>Congress will soon debate the rights of Americans to continue receiving paper communications from the federal government, thanks to a Washington, DC-based advocacy group.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/-US-Congress-to-debate-consumer-right-to-printed-communications#1046 Major breakthrough in protection for Indonesia's remaining rainforests http://www.twosides.info/UK/Major-breakthrough-in-protection-for-Indonesias-remaining-rainforests Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:14:00 +0000 <p>Greenpeace hails commitment from Asia Pulp &amp; Paper (APP) to end deforestation as a major breakthrough in efforts to save Indonesia&#39;s rainforests.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Major-breakthrough-in-protection-for-Indonesias-remaining-rainforests#1030 APP claims to halt deforestation WWF is positive but cautious http://www.twosides.info/UK/APP-claims-to-halt-deforestation-WWF-is-positive-but-cautious Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:05:00 +0000 <p>Major developments in Indonesian paper production</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/APP-claims-to-halt-deforestation-WWF-is-positive-but-cautious#1004 Industry key to conserving forests as demand for wood projected to triple by 2050 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Industry-key-to-conserving-forests-as-demand-for-wood-projected-to--triple-by-2050 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 <p>WWF Living Forests Report highlights increased wood demand projections.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Industry-key-to-conserving-forests-as-demand-for-wood-projected-to--triple-by-2050#1045 A Cadmium lining http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Cadmium-lining Fri, 15 Feb 2013 10:45:00 +0000 <p>Growing mounds of electronic scrap can mean profits or scandals</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/A-Cadmium-lining#1044 Graphic Association Denmark launch first CSR code for the graphic industry in Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/Graphic-Association-Denmark-launch-first-CSR-code-for-the-graphic-industry-in-Europe Fri, 15 Feb 2013 07:28:00 +0000 <p>Graphic companies in Europe now get a brand new CSR tool.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Graphic-Association-Denmark-launch-first-CSR-code-for-the-graphic-industry-in-Europe#1043 Biomass demand to triple by 2030 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Biomass-demand-to-triple-by-2030 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:02:00 +0000 <p>Biofuel mandates and growth in the biochemicals industry are expected to triple demand for biomass by 2030, placing pressure on available feedstocks, according to a report by Lux Research.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Biomass-demand-to-triple-by-2030#1039 Recycled-content corrugated boxes: sustainability at what cost? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recycled-content-corrugated-boxes-sustainability-at-what-cost Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:46:00 +0000 <p>Don&#39;t get boxed in when balancing recycled-content corrugated and sustainability.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recycled-content-corrugated-boxes-sustainability-at-what-cost#1037 IKEA, Whole Foods ditch plastic bags for good http://www.twosides.info/UK/IKEA-Whole-Foods-ditch-plastic-bags-for-good Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:04:00 +0000 <p>Many other big name companies cut back on single-use plastic shopping bags.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/IKEA-Whole-Foods-ditch-plastic-bags-for-good#1029 More companies profit from sustainability, survey finds http://www.twosides.info/UK/More-companies-profit-from-sustainability-survey-finds Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:52:00 +0000 <p>Sustainability is paying off for a growing number of companies.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/More-companies-profit-from-sustainability-survey-finds#1028 Important survey on electronic and paper bills http://www.twosides.info/UK/Important-survey-on-electronic-and-paper-bills Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:43:00 +0000 Two Sides needs your help. It won't take long. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Important-survey-on-electronic-and-paper-bills#1002 Google Go Paperless in 2013 campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-Go-Paperless-in-2013-campaign Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:50:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides sends open letter to Mr Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google in response to the newly announced &#39;Go Paperless in 2013&#39; campaign.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-Go-Paperless-in-2013-campaign#979 Sustainable plantations provide economic, social and environmental value http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-plantations-provide-economic-social-and-environmental-value Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:42:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides US hosts webinar on the sustainability advantages of plantation forestry.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-plantations-provide-economic-social-and-environmental-value#994 European paper companies could safeguard growth and profitability through diversification http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-paper-companies-could-safeguard-growth-and-profitability-through-diversification Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:42:00 +0000 Due to declining paper demand, non-paper operations, emerging markets are key to long-term growth according to Moody's report. http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-paper-companies-could-safeguard-growth-and-profitability-through-diversification#993 Industry key to conserving forests as demand for wood projected to triple by 2050 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Industry-key-to-conserving-forests-as-demand-for-wood-projected-to--triple-by-2050 Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:31:00 +0000 <p>Newly released WWF Living Forests Report highlights increasing demand for wood.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Industry-key-to-conserving-forests-as-demand-for-wood-projected-to--triple-by-2050#991 Campaign, Marketing and PrintWeek run the No Wonder You Love Paper campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Campaign-Marketing-and-PrintWeek-run-the-No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-campaign Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:29:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides consumer campaign continues to gain coverage.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Campaign-Marketing-and-PrintWeek-run-the-No-Wonder-You-Love-Paper-campaign#989 Verdigris urges print and paper industries to 'Go Google-less' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Verdigris-urges-print-and-paper-industries-to-Go-Google-less Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:53:00 +0000 <p>Verdigris, the environmental awareness initiative, is asking the printing and paper industries and their customers to &#39;Go Google-less&#39;.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Verdigris-urges-print-and-paper-industries-to-Go-Google-less#988 Sainsbury's Turns Christmas Cards into FSC Cash http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsburys-Turns-Christmas-Cards-into-FSC-Cash Fri, 04 Jan 2013 10:31:00 +0000 <p>UK supermarket Sainsbury&#39;s has opened Christmas card recycling stations at 500 stores.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsburys-Turns-Christmas-Cards-into-FSC-Cash#937 At Brazil-based fast food chain, packaging is edible http://www.twosides.info/UK/At-Brazil-based-fast-food-chain-packaging-is-edible Wed, 02 Jan 2013 08:47:00 +0000 <p>A marketing campaign for Bob&#39;s fast food chain in Brazil has come up with a way to avoid litter and waste by making its packaging edible.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/At-Brazil-based-fast-food-chain-packaging-is-edible#936 New Printer Erases Paper For Reuse http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Printer-Erases-Paper-For-Reuse Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:29:00 +0000 Toshiba has unveiled a multifunction printer for the office environment that can erase paper for reuse up to four times. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Printer-Erases-Paper-For-Reuse#929 AD Communications to support Two Sides and Print Power with PR services http://www.twosides.info/UK/AD-Communications-to-support-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-with-PR-services Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:08:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides and Print Power announce new partnership with AD Communications</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/AD-Communications-to-support-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-with-PR-services#921 Manufacturing The Future: 10 Trends To Come In 3D Printing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Manufacturing-The-Future-10-Trends-To-Come-In-3D-Printing Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 <p>Here&#39;s a look at 10 trends to watch in 3D printing next year and beyond.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Manufacturing-The-Future-10-Trends-To-Come-In-3D-Printing#920 Guide for Business Drives Better Decisions on Forest Products http://www.twosides.info/UK/Guide-for-Business-Drives-Better-Decisions-on-Forest-Products Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:46:00 +0000 <p>The World Resources Institute (WRI) and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released the third edition of Sustainable Procurement of Wood and Paper-based Products to help businesses buy products from sustainably managed forests and improve forest management.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Guide-for-Business-Drives-Better-Decisions-on-Forest-Products#924 EU Timber Regulation Easy guidance from the European paper industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/EU-Timber-Regulation--Easy-guidance-from-the-European-paper-industry Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 CEPI has created a simple decision tree, that can be followed as a video, pausing where necessary, to check whether one needs to exercise due diligence or not and how to do it. http://www.twosides.info/UK/EU-Timber-Regulation--Easy-guidance-from-the-European-paper-industry#925 Two Sides: A Unique Supply Chain Approach http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-A-Unique-Supply-Chain-Approach1 Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:47:00 +0000 <p>Industry associations come in many styles. Some bring laser focus to one sector&#39;s specific needs, while others are designed to expose a broad membership to the very best practices in industry. Two Sides is of a third, perhaps rarer, variety focusing on a single, complete supply chain.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-A-Unique-Supply-Chain-Approach1#923 Production and consumption of wood in the EU27 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Production-and-consumption-of-wood-in-the-EU27 Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:12:00 +0000 In the EU27, almost half of renewable energy comes from wood & wood waste. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Production-and-consumption-of-wood-in-the-EU27#886 Climate Change Evident Across Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/Climate-Change-Evident-Across-Europe- Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:50:00 +0000 <p>Climate change is a reality around the world, and the extent and speed of change is becoming ever more evident.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Climate-Change-Evident-Across-Europe-#883 Sustainability a Key Factor for Consumers, Survey Finds http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-a-Key-Factor-for-Consumers-Survey-Finds Tue, 04 Dec 2012 18:35:00 +0000 <p>Two thirds of consumers in six countries recognize the need to consume less and purchase products that are good for the environment and society, according to an online survey.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-a-Key-Factor-for-Consumers-Survey-Finds#882 For Your Consideration: A USB Drive Made Of Paper http://www.twosides.info/For-Your-Consideration-A-USB-Drive-Made-Of-Paper Fri, 23 Nov 2012 16:46:00 +0000 Another innovative use for paper http://www.twosides.info/For-Your-Consideration-A-USB-Drive-Made-Of-Paper#873 Shine 2013 School Media Awards http://www.twosides.info/Shine-2013-School-Media-Awards1 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:42:00 +0000 <p>Young creative talent encouraged to have a go at publishing</p> http://www.twosides.info/Shine-2013-School-Media-Awards1#870 Two Sides and Print Power Autumn Seminar 2012 http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2012 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:59:00 +0000 <p>Two Sides and Print Power Autumn Seminar examines the effectiveness and sustainability of Print Media</p> http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-Autumn-Seminar-2012#865 Why Paper is Still Alive and Well, Thank You for Asking http://www.twosides.info/Why-Paper-is-Still-Alive-and-Well-Thank-You-for-Asking1 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:39:00 +0000 <p>Some believe that the paperless office is not that far off...</p> http://www.twosides.info/Why-Paper-is-Still-Alive-and-Well-Thank-You-for-Asking1#869 The FTC Green Guides: What you need to know http://www.twosides.info/The-FTC-Green-Guides-What-you-need-to-know Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:35:00 +0000 <p>FTC Green Guides - industry viewpoints</p> http://www.twosides.info/The-FTC-Green-Guides-What-you-need-to-know#867 iPhone keyboards of the future will be made of paper http://www.twosides.info/iPhone-keyboards-of-the-future-will-be-made-of-paper Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:25:00 +0000 <p>Another new and innovative use for paper.</p> http://www.twosides.info/iPhone-keyboards-of-the-future-will-be-made-of-paper#866 Sustainability Spending to Grow Less Than 10% in 2013 http://www.twosides.info/-Sustainability-Spending-to-Grow-Less-Than-10-in-2013 Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:50:00 +0000 <p>Corporate spending on energy, environment and sustainability management in 2013 will grow by less than 10 percent, according to a Verdantix survey.</p> http://www.twosides.info/-Sustainability-Spending-to-Grow-Less-Than-10-in-2013#864 NGOs urge Asia Pulp and Paper boycott http://www.twosides.info/NGOs-urge-Asia-Pulp-and-Paper-boycott Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:41:00 +0000 <p>An open letter signed by 60 non-government organisations (NGOs) has been sent to investors in Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) urging them not to back the controversial Indonesian company.</p> http://www.twosides.info/NGOs-urge-Asia-Pulp-and-Paper-boycott#855 Ricoh Europe joins Two Sides and Print Power http://www.twosides.info/Ricoh-Europe-joins-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:37:00 +0000 Two Sides has announced that Ricoh Europe PLC, expert in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services, is the latest organisation to join Two Sides and Print Power. http://www.twosides.info/Ricoh-Europe-joins-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power#854 European paper recycling in 2011 at 70.4% http://www.twosides.info/European-paper-recycling-in-2011-at-70-point-4-percent Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:47:00 +0000 Good news from the European Recovered Paper Council http://www.twosides.info/European-paper-recycling-in-2011-at-70-point-4-percent#845 Supply chains threatened by six-degree global warming http://www.twosides.info/Supply-chains-threatened-by-six-degree-global-warming Tue, 06 Nov 2012 11:32:00 +0000 <p>According to two reports from PricewaterhouseCoopers businesses should expect climate change to have an even more destructive effect than previously assumed on supply chains, assets and infrastructure.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Supply-chains-threatened-by-six-degree-global-warming#832 FTC revised Green Guides finally appear http://www.twosides.info/FTC-revised-Green-Guides-finally-appear Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:40:00 +0000 United States marketing "rules" strengthened. http://www.twosides.info/FTC-revised-Green-Guides-finally-appear#822 3D printing, green as well as revolutionary? http://www.twosides.info/3D-printing-green-as-well-as-revolutionary Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:34:00 +0000 3D printing tech - the big green implications http://www.twosides.info/3D-printing-green-as-well-as-revolutionary#821 Marie Claire claims UK first with video ad in October issue http://www.twosides.info/Marie-Claire-claims-UK-first-with-video-ad-in-October-issue Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:35:00 +0100 Emerging technologies will have a high impact on print and paper. http://www.twosides.info/Marie-Claire-claims-UK-first-with-video-ad-in-October-issue#818 Spanish Post Offices promote the No Wonder You Love paper campaign http://www.twosides.info/Spanish-Post-Offices-promote-the-No-Wonder-You-Love-paper-campaign Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:07:00 +0100 Spanish postal service spreads the No Wonder You Love Paper message. http://www.twosides.info/Spanish-Post-Offices-promote-the-No-Wonder-You-Love-paper-campaign#817 2012 Sustainability Leadership Report http://www.twosides.info/2012-Sustainability-Leadership-Report Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:31:00 +0100 This report illustrates that the sustainability performance of major companies is improving. It measures perception versus reality for 100 global brands. http://www.twosides.info/2012-Sustainability-Leadership-Report#814 Print books best for promoting child literacy http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-books-best-for-promoting-child-literacy Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0100 Reading with your child is a gift no matter what the format ? but printed books remain the best way to develop literacy, research suggests. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-books-best-for-promoting-child-literacy#812 Textbooks should soon be obsolete? Not so fast; here's why http://www.twosides.info/UK/Textbooks-should-soon-be-obsolete-Not-so-fast-heres-why Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:50:00 +0100 It is vital that government, business - indeed, all of society - remain engaged to ensure that children get the education they deserve, and employers get the educated workforce they need. See how the debate is progressing in North America. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Textbooks-should-soon-be-obsolete-Not-so-fast-heres-why#811 Printing Industries of America responds to environmental claims http://www.twosides.info/Printing-Industries-of-America-responds-to-environmental-claims Tue, 16 Oct 2012 15:36:00 +0100 More facts and information to support the sustainabilty and effectiveness of print. http://www.twosides.info/Printing-Industries-of-America-responds-to-environmental-claims#806 Lecta unveils its new sustainability site http://www.twosides.info/Lecta-unveils-its-new-sustainability-site Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:33:00 +0100 European mill group Lecta's new website reflects its environmental performance and commitment to social responsibility. http://www.twosides.info/Lecta-unveils-its-new-sustainability-site#802 Is Paper the Poster Boy for Sustainable Forests? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Paper-the-Poster-Boy-for-Sustainable-Forests Tue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 <p>Renewable, recyclable, and often reusable, paper presents a case study for forest preservation, economic benefit and life cycle analysis.&nbsp; Did I mention biodegradable?</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Paper-the-Poster-Boy-for-Sustainable-Forests#3071 Disney breaks ties with paper makers over Indonesian rainforest concerns http://www.twosides.info/Disney-breaks-ties-with-paper-makers-over-Indonesian-rainforest-concerns Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:06:00 +0100 Publisher pledges to use alternative sources as activist rejoices that "The Jungle Book will no longer be destroying the jungle" http://www.twosides.info/Disney-breaks-ties-with-paper-makers-over-Indonesian-rainforest-concerns#795 The environmental cost of short notebook and laptop lifetimes revealed in German study http://www.twosides.info/The-environmental-cost-of-short-notebook-and-laptop-lifetimes-revealed-in-German-study Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:11:00 +0100 Replacing your notebook or laptop PC for a lower energy consumption model may not be the environmentally best way to go. http://www.twosides.info/The-environmental-cost-of-short-notebook-and-laptop-lifetimes-revealed-in-German-study#791 Sappi Fine Paper Europe launches new sustainability website designed to inform and inspire http://www.twosides.info/-Sappi-Fine-Paper-Europe-launches-new-sustainability-website-designed-to-inform-and-inspire Wed, 10 Oct 2012 19:37:00 +0100 Don?t just like us, CARE like us http://www.twosides.info/-Sappi-Fine-Paper-Europe-launches-new-sustainability-website-designed-to-inform-and-inspire#792 Printing ink now part of a Charter for Sustainable Development http://www.twosides.info/Printing-ink-now-part-of-a-Charter-for-Sustainable-Development Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:57:00 +0100 The Paint and Printing Ink Industry follows the path of sustainability with the launch of a Charter for Sustainable Development http://www.twosides.info/Printing-ink-now-part-of-a-Charter-for-Sustainable-Development#790 First Book partners Domtar to support literacy for needy children http://www.twosides.info/First-Book-partners-Domtar-to-support-literacy-for-needy-children Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:05:00 +0100 Domtar contribution includes support for new book purchases, book sponsorship, and more as part of national programme http://www.twosides.info/First-Book-partners-Domtar-to-support-literacy-for-needy-children#783 EU Ecolabel newsprint now available http://www.twosides.info/EU-Ecolabel-newsprint-now-available Thu, 04 Oct 2012 16:42:00 +0100 European newsprint manufacturer moves quickly to achieve EU Ecolabel accreditation http://www.twosides.info/EU-Ecolabel-newsprint-now-available#778 Organized crime moving into logging http://www.twosides.info/Organized-crime-moving-into-logging Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:59:00 +0100 Organized crime is now a big player in illegal logging, which accounts for up to 30 percent of all wood traded globally, the UN and Interpol warned. http://www.twosides.info/Organized-crime-moving-into-logging#770 Sustainability is the big buzz word in packaging http://www.twosides.info/Sustainability-is-the-big-buzz-word-in-packaging Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:27:00 +0100 The cosmetics industry addresses the issue of sustainable packaging. http://www.twosides.info/Sustainability-is-the-big-buzz-word-in-packaging#769 The cloud and its impact on the environment http://www.twosides.info/The-cloud-and-its-impact-on-the-environment Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:18:00 +0100 This is the second article in a New York Times series about the physical structures that make up the cloud, and their impact on our environment.It raises even more interesting questions and challenges for public utilities, banks and government departments when they consider e-billing as an option. http://www.twosides.info/The-cloud-and-its-impact-on-the-environment#747 Use national flag made of paper, plastic is non-biodegradable - Indian Ministry of Home Affairs http://www.twosides.info/Use-national-flag-made-of-paper-plastic-is-non-biodegradable---Indian-Ministry-of-Home-Affairs Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:19:00 +0100 Paper gets the nod over plastic at Indian sporting and national events http://www.twosides.info/Use-national-flag-made-of-paper-plastic-is-non-biodegradable---Indian-Ministry-of-Home-Affairs#745 The environmental cost of data centres, Does this cast doubt on e-billing initiatives? http://www.twosides.info/The-environmental-cost-of-data-centres-Does-this-cast-doubt-on-e-billing-initiatives Tue, 25 Sep 2012 19:15:00 +0100 This in-depth New York Times article examines the impact of data centres on the environment. It raises interesting questions and challenges for public utilities, banks and government departments when they consider e-billing as an option. http://www.twosides.info/The-environmental-cost-of-data-centres-Does-this-cast-doubt-on-e-billing-initiatives#744 Canon declares support for the Two Sides and Print Power campaigns http://www.twosides.info/en/Canon-supports-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power Mon, 24 Sep 2012 17:00:00 +0100 Canon, a world leader in imaging products and solutions for the digital home and office, has become a member of the UK Two Sides organisation and supporter of the Two Sides and Print Power campaigns which promote the sustainability and effectiveness of print media in a multi channel world. http://www.twosides.info/en/Canon-supports-Two-Sides-and-Print-Power#735 New report highlights Eco Challenges for US printers. Are there lessons to be learned for the UK? http://www.twosides.info/New-report-highlights-Eco-Challenges-for-US-printers-Are-there-lessons-to-be-learned-for-the-UK Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:22:00 +0100 According to a 2011 study done by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), ?it is clear that there is a large amount of activity within the printing industry in regards to sustainable practices? but also ?that much work remains to be done.? http://www.twosides.info/New-report-highlights-Eco-Challenges-for-US-printers-Are-there-lessons-to-be-learned-for-the-UK#742 Paper-based 'Printing Dress' from Microsoft Featured at Bloomingdale's http://www.twosides.info/-Paper-based-Printing-Dress-from-Microsoft-Featured-at-Bloomingdales Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:37:00 +0100 Made of paper and integrated electronics, Microsoft Research Printing Dress is a real-time twitter display http://www.twosides.info/-Paper-based-Printing-Dress-from-Microsoft-Featured-at-Bloomingdales#741 Paper-based speciality packaging benefitting from consumer preference changes - study http://www.twosides.info/Paper-based-speciality-packaging-benefitting-from-consumer-preference-changes---study Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:00:00 +0100 Specialty Packaging Papers Special Market Analysis Study from RISI http://www.twosides.info/Paper-based-speciality-packaging-benefitting-from-consumer-preference-changes---study#740 Two Sides questions EU Proposal to make e-procurement and the use of e-media mandatory http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-questions-EU-Proposal-to-make-e-procurement-and-the-use-of-e-media-mandatory Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:12:00 +0100 Two Sides joins other trade organisations in challenging European Parliament and European Commission on its proposal for a mandatory e-procurement and e-media policy http://www.twosides.info/Two-Sides-questions-EU-Proposal-to-make-e-procurement-and-the-use-of-e-media-mandatory#738 Wood First Plus! launch http://www.twosides.info/en/Wood-First-Plus Fri, 21 Sep 2012 15:27:00 +0100 Wood First Plus! - a natural technology solution for carbon capture and storage http://www.twosides.info/en/Wood-First-Plus#737 Can an interactive paper revolutionise the print industry? http://www.twosides.info/en/Can-an-interactive-paper-revolutionise-the-print-industry Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:32:00 +0100 Interactive paper - the future? http://www.twosides.info/en/Can-an-interactive-paper-revolutionise-the-print-industry#736 Two Sides shortlisted for major international award http://www.twosides.info/en/Two-Sides-shortlisted-for-major-international-award Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:15:00 +0100 RISI announces shortlist of winners for the Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards 2012 http://www.twosides.info/en/Two-Sides-shortlisted-for-major-international-award#726 National Print Day launched in United States http://www.twosides.info/en/National-Print-Day-Launched-In-US Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:32:00 +0100 The US print industry launches a new initiative http://www.twosides.info/en/National-Print-Day-Launched-In-US#725 California recognises importance of paper based communication http://www.twosides.info/en/California-recognises-importance-of-paper-based-communication Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:02:00 +0100 Electronic only communication seen as not in consumer best interests http://www.twosides.info/en/California-recognises-importance-of-paper-based-communication#721 Speakers announced for the Print Power and Two Sides UK Autumn Seminar http://www.twosides.info/Speakers-announced-for-the-Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-UK-Autumn-Seminar Mon, 03 Sep 2012 17:44:00 +0100 Promoting the Sustainability and Effectiveness of Print Media in a Multi-Media World Stationers? Hall, 14.00 - 17.30, Monday 12th November http://www.twosides.info/Speakers-announced-for-the-Print-Power-and-Two-Sides-UK-Autumn-Seminar#715 Packaging is part of the solution, not the problem http://www.twosides.info/en/Packaging-part-of-the-solution-not-the-problem Mon, 03 Sep 2012 17:11:00 +0100 Seven key factors towards reaching optimum packaging design of a product were examined before EUROPEN published their latest Green Paper on packaging and sustainability. http://www.twosides.info/en/Packaging-part-of-the-solution-not-the-problem#718 Now bikes are being made from paperboard! http://www.twosides.info/en/Bicycles-from-paperboard Mon, 03 Sep 2012 14:57:00 +0100 Another innovative application for paper and board. http://www.twosides.info/en/Bicycles-from-paperboard#717 Sustainability taking second place to Social Responsibility http://www.twosides.info/en/Sustainability-takes-second-place-to-Social-responsibility Mon, 03 Sep 2012 14:28:00 +0100 Findings from Trelleborg's Printing Insights Report reveal that Social Responsibility is more important than Sustainability for UK and US senior industry stakeholders http://www.twosides.info/en/Sustainability-takes-second-place-to-Social-responsibility#716 Now you can have a printed house! http://www.twosides.info/en/Now-you-can-have-a-printed-house Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:01:00 +0100 Villa Asserbo: A sustainable, printed house that snaps together http://www.twosides.info/en/Now-you-can-have-a-printed-house#714 PrintCity PRINT: SEEN! LEAN & GREEN Book http://www.twosides.info/en/PrintCity-Print-Seen-Lean-Green Fri, 10 Aug 2012 00:06:00 +0100 The PrintCity Alliance has made its new PRINT: SEEN! LEAN & GREEN industry reference book available to order in printed form. http://www.twosides.info/en/PrintCity-Print-Seen-Lean-Green#684 Urban world - Cities and the rise of the consuming class http://www.twosides.info/en/Urban-World Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:48:00 +0100 A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute http://www.twosides.info/en/Urban-World#683 Sustainable options in packaging http://www.twosides.info/en/Sustainable-Options-In-Packaging Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:10:00 +0100 Material combinations based on paper and plastics can be more sustainable than plastics solutions. http://www.twosides.info/en/Sustainable-Options-In-Packaging#682 2012 London Olympic Games meet sustainability targets http://www.twosides.info/en/2012-London-Olympic-Games-Meet-Sustainability-Targets Thu, 02 Aug 2012 16:10:00 +0100 London Olympics clears sustainability hurdles http://www.twosides.info/en/2012-London-Olympic-Games-Meet-Sustainability-Targets#665 WWF's project in Brazil leads companies towards sustainable forests and plantations http://www.twosides.info/en/WWF-work-with-pulp-and-paper-companies Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:53:00 +0100 WWF work with pulp and paper companies to develop and promote best practices in plantation management. http://www.twosides.info/en/WWF-work-with-pulp-and-paper-companies#664 AF and PA Sustainability Report - US Paper Recycling Jumps 5.3% http://www.twosides.info/AF-and-PA-Sustainability-Report Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:57:00 +0100 American Forest & Paper Association 2012 sustainability report reveals continuing increase in US paper recovery rates http://www.twosides.info/AF-and-PA-Sustainability-Report#662 APP's new "sustainability roadmap" won't spare unprotected tiger habitat in Sumatra, according to Eyes on the Forest http://www.twosides.info/en/APP-sustainability-roadmap Wed, 01 Aug 2012 15:26:00 +0100 Asia Pulp & Paper's new sustainability commitment represents a scaling back of earlier environmental pledges and does not offer new protection for natural forests in Sumatra, alleges a new report from Eyes on the Forest. http://www.twosides.info/en/APP-sustainability-roadmap#647 UK timber organisations come closer together http://www.twosides.info/en/UK-timber-organisations-come-closer-together Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:24:00 +0100 Common goals and objectives agreed for industry to "act as one" http://www.twosides.info/en/UK-timber-organisations-come-closer-together#636 European Commission responds to European Newspaper Publishers' Association concerns. http://www.twosides.info/en/EC-responds-to-EPNA-concerns Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:01:00 +0100 EC agrees to amend Generation Awake campaign message to correct "misleading" language. http://www.twosides.info/en/EC-responds-to-EPNA-concerns#635 Tesco uses matchmaking software to find green tech partners http://www.twosides.info/Tesco-uses-matchmaking-software-to-find-green-tech-partners Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:24:00 +0100 UK supermarkets make great efforts to reduce their carbon footprints. http://www.twosides.info/Tesco-uses-matchmaking-software-to-find-green-tech-partners#633 Let's celebrate our green and pleasant land http://www.twosides.info/en/Green-and-pleasant-land Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:42:00 +0100 Did you know that only 1.5% of UK land is built on? Were you aware that woodland covers 12.7% of the UK - the highest proportion since records began in 1924? http://www.twosides.info/en/Green-and-pleasant-land#632 Loudspeakers printed on paper? http://www.twosides.info/en-loudspeakers-printed-on-paper Mon, 16 Jul 2012 10:54:00 +0100 Revolutionary developments for paper being researched by the Institute for Print and Media Technology at Chemnitz University of Technology (pmTUC) http://www.twosides.info/en-loudspeakers-printed-on-paper#631 Two Sides US launches anti greenwash campaign http://www.twosides.info/en-Two-Sides-US-launches-anti-greenwash-campaign Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:45:00 +0100 Following on from a successful campaign by Two Sides in the UK against greenwash disseminated by banks, utilities and telecommunication companies, Two Sides US are launching a similar campaign today. http://www.twosides.info/en-Two-Sides-US-launches-anti-greenwash-campaign#627 New Two Sides Campaign Targets UK Consumers http://www.twosides.info/New-Two-Sides-Campaign-Targets-Consumers Thu, 05 Jul 2012 16:32:00 +0100 "No Wonder You Love Paper". Two Sides joins with UK newspaper and magazine publishers to promote the attractiveness and sustainability of print media http://www.twosides.info/New-Two-Sides-Campaign-Targets-Consumers#599 Toshiba's Greenwash Marketing climb down signals good news for Print http://www.twosides.info/en/Toshiba-pull-National-No-Print-Day-campaign Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:55:00 +0100 Martyn Eustace, Director of Two Sides, comments on developments http://www.twosides.info/en/Toshiba-pull-National-No-Print-Day-campaign#583 Shine School Media Awards 2012 - Winners http://www.twosides.info/en-Shine-School-Media-Awards-2012 Thu, 05 Jul 2012 10:52:00 +0100 The Stationers' Foundation rewards outstanding schools. http://www.twosides.info/en-Shine-School-Media-Awards-2012#625 Paper Passion - Capturing That Print Smell http://www.twosides.info/en/Paper-Passion-Perfume Tue, 26 Jun 2012 15:20:00 +0100 Four celebrities with a shared love for books - Geza Schoen, Gerhard Steidl, Wallpaper* magazine and Karl Lagerfeld - have created a new fragrance which smells like paper. http://www.twosides.info/en/Paper-Passion-Perfume#618 PaperWorks - a new schools resource from the paper industry http://www.twosides.info/en/PaperWorks Mon, 25 Jun 2012 16:04:00 +0100 The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has launched PaperWorks, a multimedia schools resource from the Paper Industry. http://www.twosides.info/en/PaperWorks#610 Wooden batteries - a new use for paper mill waste? http://www.twosides.info/en/Wooden-Batteries Mon, 25 Jun 2012 06:57:00 +0100 Waste from paper mills could be put to use to make ?grid scale? batteries that combine large capacity with low cost http://www.twosides.info/en/Wooden-Batteries#598 Two Sides challenges Toshiba's 'No Print Day' as Greenwash http://www.twosides.info/en/Two-Sides-challenges-Toshiba-No-Print-Day-as-Greenwash Wed, 13 Jun 2012 07:04:00 +0100 Two Sides accuses Toshiba of Greenwash over "No Print Day" campaign http://www.twosides.info/en/Two-Sides-challenges-Toshiba-No-Print-Day-as-Greenwash#577 Paper Strikes Back: Defending Books, Mail and Dollar Bills http://www.twosides.info/en/paper-strikes-back Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:29:00 +0100 Crumple it, drench it, lock it in a hot attic or a damp cellar but paper can come back to life. It is doing so now, after taking a battering from environmentalists, the Internet and a glum economy. http://www.twosides.info/en/paper-strikes-back#575 Corporate giants aim to make recycling easy with new label http://www.twosides.info/en/Corporate-giants-aim-to-make-recycling-easy-with-new-label Fri, 08 Jun 2012 11:56:00 +0100 Costco, REI, Microsoft among 10 companies in the United States pioneering the How2Recycle label, explaining how to recycle materials. http://www.twosides.info/en/Corporate-giants-aim-to-make-recycling-easy-with-new-label#574 Customers Benefit As Canon Group company Oce Eco Start Program Accelerates http://www.twosides.info/en/Customers-Benefit-As-Canon-Group-company-Oce-Eco-Start-Program-Accelerates Fri, 08 Jun 2012 10:06:00 +0100 Over 350,000 trees planted by Oc? in partnership with Trees for the Future. http://www.twosides.info/en/Customers-Benefit-As-Canon-Group-company-Oce-Eco-Start-Program-Accelerates#573 Thinking Green http://www.twosides.info/en/Thinking-Green Tue, 29 May 2012 13:36:00 +0100 Here is another article which appeared in Business Reporter, recently distributed with the Daily Telegraph. Martyn Eustace, director of Two Sides, explains how Two Sides challenges the misconceptions that surround the print industry's environmental credentials. http://www.twosides.info/en/Thinking-Green#544 Two Sides campaign features in Daily Telegraph http://www.twosides.info/en/Two-Sides-campaign-features-in-Daily-Telegraph Tue, 29 May 2012 11:10:00 +0100 An independent report in Business Reporter was recently distributed with the Daily Telegraph. The Two Sides campaign featured in a number of articles, including "From the Bible to the e-book". Two Sides continues to spread the message of the sustainability and effectiveness of print and paper to a wider audience. http://www.twosides.info/en/Two-Sides-campaign-features-in-Daily-Telegraph#543 APP and WWF clash over new forestry assurances http://www.twosides.info/APP-and-WWF-clash-over-new-forestry-assurances Wed, 23 May 2012 09:06:00 +0100 APP's recent announcement about their new High Conservation Value Policies has been immediately challenged by WWF http://www.twosides.info/APP-and-WWF-clash-over-new-forestry-assurances#542 Kellie Northwood joins Two Sides Australia http://www.twosides.info/UK/Kellie-Northwood-joins-Two-Sides-Australia Wed, 23 May 2012 07:15:00 +0100 Highly respected printing industry marketing and sustainability professional Kellie Northwood, has accepted the position as National Manager of the Two Sides Australia print and paper initiative http://www.twosides.info/UK/Kellie-Northwood-joins-Two-Sides-Australia#541 Paper from Portugal takes a starring role in Cannes http://www.twosides.info/Paper-from-Portugal-takes-a-starring-role-in-Cannes Fri, 18 May 2012 12:54:00 +0100 CELPA?s Europe wide campaign ?Paper from Portugal - More Forests, Better Future? is set to inspire filmmakers from around the world to harness their creativity and submit entries to the MOFILM contest for Cannes Lions, the top advertising festival. http://www.twosides.info/Paper-from-Portugal-takes-a-starring-role-in-Cannes#537 Are ebooks sustainable? http://www.twosides.info/Are-ebooks-sustainable Fri, 11 May 2012 07:46:00 +0100 Actually, this isn't an environmental story - it's about a sustainable business model - but I thought interesting. My conclusion is that a physical book still offers the best of all worlds! Read on....... http://www.twosides.info/Are-ebooks-sustainable#534 Two Sides launches in Australia http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-in-Australia Wed, 02 May 2012 11:21:00 +0100 <p>Two Sides extends its influence after successful Australia launch</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-in-Australia#523 EcoPrint Berlin - Update http://www.twosides.info/UK/EcoPrint-Berlin---Update Tue, 01 May 2012 17:46:00 +0100 <p>Eco Leadership Panel at Drupa. Book now!</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/EcoPrint-Berlin---Update#524 Check out PrintCity Alliance in Hall 6 at drupa http://www.twosides.info/UK/Check-out-PrintCity-Alliance-in-Hall-6-at-drupa Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:21:00 +0100 PrintCity is a Strategic Alliance that connects worldwide expertise from independent companies in the graphic arts industry. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Check-out-PrintCity-Alliance-in-Hall-6-at-drupa#507 Eight Articles to Defend Paper Rights http://www.twosides.info/UK/Eight-Articles-to-Defend-Paper-Rights Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:18:00 +0100 Paper is a sustainable, efficient, powerful and unique means of communication. Lecta has chosen to defend its rights. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Eight-Articles-to-Defend-Paper-Rights#506 Two Sides US team up with What They Think? Website http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-team-up-with-What-They-Think-Website Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:01:00 +0100 Two Sides US continue to educate and inform consumers. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-team-up-with-What-They-Think-Website#505 Two Sides and Print Power announce European survey on print advertising http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-announce-European-survey-on-print-advertising Tue, 17 Apr 2012 10:22:00 +0100 Your opportunity to contribute to this important survey http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-Print-Power-announce-European-survey-on-print-advertising#499 UK paper recycling rate reaches 78.7% in 2011 http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-paper-recycling-rate-reaches-78-7-in-2011 Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:40:00 +0100 The UK paper recycling rate has increased by nearly 5% on the previous year, according to figures released by the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI). http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-paper-recycling-rate-reaches-78-7-in-2011#467 Are E-Book Sales Reaching a Plateau? http://www.twosides.info/Are-E-Book-Sales-Reaching-a-Plateau- Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:56:00 +0100 <p>Leading industry blog, Dead Tree Edition, highlights current trends in E-Book sales.</p> http://www.twosides.info/Are-E-Book-Sales-Reaching-a-Plateau-#480 Major new website to assist with climate change adaptation in Europe http://www.twosides.info/Major-new-website-to-assist-with-climate-change-adaptation-in-Europe- Tue, 27 Mar 2012 16:34:00 +0100 European Environment Agency announces launch of new website which provides information on climate exchange adaptation in Europe. http://www.twosides.info/Major-new-website-to-assist-with-climate-change-adaptation-in-Europe-#470 After carbon and water, the drive is on to reduce the world's plastic footprint http://www.twosides.info/After-carbon-and-water-the-drive-is-on-to-reduce-the-worlds-plastic-footprint Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:33:00 +0100 This article by Ben Schiller, which appears in The Guardian, illustrates how The Plastic Disclosure Project encourages companies to reduce how much plastic they use and lower their environmental impact http://www.twosides.info/After-carbon-and-water-the-drive-is-on-to-reduce-the-worlds-plastic-footprint#469 Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-E-Books-Make-It-Harder-to-Remember-What-You-Just-Read Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:02:00 +0000 Maia Szalavitz has published an interesting article in Time. She asserts that digital books are lighter and more convenient to tote around than paper books, but there may be advantages to old technology. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Do-E-Books-Make-It-Harder-to-Remember-What-You-Just-Read#479 Domtar uses 'Mad Men' season premiere to promote the benefits of reading on paper http://www.twosides.info/Domtar-uses-Mad-Men-season-premiere-to-promote-the-benefits-of-reading-on-paper Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:20:00 +0000 Advertisement from Domtar's award-winning PAPERbecause campaign runs in 19 March edition of Newsweek http://www.twosides.info/Domtar-uses-Mad-Men-season-premiere-to-promote-the-benefits-of-reading-on-paper#466 Mondi celebrates green focus with online campaign http://www.twosides.info/en/Mondi-celebrates-green-focus-with-online-campaign Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:07:00 +0000 As reported by Rod Fletcher of Print Monthly, paper manufacturer Mondi has launched an online campaign as part of its celebrations to mark World Forest Day and World Water Day?respectively held on March 21st and 22nd. http://www.twosides.info/en/Mondi-celebrates-green-focus-with-online-campaign#464 Sustainable Consumption; Focus of European Consumer Day http://www.twosides.info/Sustainable-Consumption-Focus-of-European-Consumer-Day Sun, 18 Mar 2012 17:27:00 +0000 The 14th edition of the European Consumer Day, organised together with the Danish Consumer Council, will be held in Copenhagen, in the premises of the European Environment Agency, on Thursday 15 March 2012 and will focus on sustainable consumption. http://www.twosides.info/Sustainable-Consumption-Focus-of-European-Consumer-Day#462 Print Media in Times of Change http://www.twosides.info/Print-Media-in-Times-of-Change Fri, 16 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0000 CEPI together with 9 other associations has just published a brochure entitled Print Media in Times of Change. Together with publishers, printers, direct marketing and envelope producers, the Print Media Group addresses issues related to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. http://www.twosides.info/Print-Media-in-Times-of-Change#461 Greenpeace and APP. Maybe someday they'll even be friends! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-and-APP-Maybe-someday-they-ll-even-be-friends- Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:00:00 +0000 The long-running battle between Greenpeace and Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a giant Indonesian paper company, is heating up again. But this time, there?s a new wrinkle: The two sides are being surprisingly nice to each other - at least for now. As reported by Shibani Mahtani in the South East Asia version of the Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2012 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-and-APP-Maybe-someday-they-ll-even-be-friends-#440 Heidelberg UK signs up to Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/Heidelberg-UK-signs-up-to-Two-Sides Wed, 14 Mar 2012 15:38:00 +0000 Leading printing industry machinery manufacturer Heidelberg UK joins the Two Sides campaign. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Heidelberg-UK-signs-up-to-Two-Sides#460 “Greening” laptops by making them out of paper. Some people get it! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greening-laptops-by-making-them-out-of-paper-Some-people-get-it Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0000 <p>A Chinese design company called PEGA D&amp;E&nbsp;has created a new product called Paper PP Alloy to replace the plastic shelling used in laptop computers &ndash; the part that is often made of non-recyclable ABS plastic.&nbsp;</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greening-laptops-by-making-them-out-of-paper-Some-people-get-it#3069 Hard copy vs. soft copy: Is digital storage greener than traditional media? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Hard-copy-vs-soft-copy-Is-digital-storage-greener-than-traditional-media- Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:25:00 +0000 Reproduced from Climate Action, 2 March 2012, by Alan Bouquet. "The problem it seems does not lie with the type of media being used, but the sustainability of the processes behind it. An email sent using a low energy highly efficient server will be considerably greener than one on an inefficient server. On the other hand, this applies to physical media as well; paper produced from a sustainably sourced forest, disposed of or recycled mindfully can be carbon neutral or better." http://www.twosides.info/UK/Hard-copy-vs-soft-copy-Is-digital-storage-greener-than-traditional-media-#439 Sustainable Supply Chain Data Book http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-Supply-Chain-Data-Book Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:24:00 +0000 Compiled by Environmental Leader and UPS, this useful presentation describes the global supply chain with trends and outlooks http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-Supply-Chain-Data-Book#443 CEPI publishes their Sustainability Report for 2011 http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-publishes-their-Sustainability-Report-for-2011 Thu, 08 Mar 2012 19:46:00 +0000 In the 5th Sustainability Report from CEPI, the progress and ambitious targets for the industry, building on a platform of steady achievement, are set out for all to see. http://www.twosides.info/UK/CEPI-publishes-their-Sustainability-Report-for-2011#442 GI Direct joins Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/GI-Direct-joins-Two-Sides Sat, 03 Mar 2012 07:10:00 +0000 Leading sales and marketing communications provider GI Direct joins the Two Sides campaign. http://www.twosides.info/UK/GI-Direct-joins-Two-Sides#437 New Finnish study finds that printed newspapers may have lower carbon impact per reader hour than online versions http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Finnish-study-finds-that-printed-newspapers-may-have-lower-carbon-impact-per-reader-hour-than-online-versions Fri, 02 Mar 2012 14:58:00 +0000 In this study, conducted by VTT and CESC, KTH, on behalf of Finnish publisher Alma Media, researchers found that reading printed versions of three Alma Media newspapers may result in half the climate change impact of reading on line versions. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Finnish-study-finds-that-printed-newspapers-may-have-lower-carbon-impact-per-reader-hour-than-online-versions#435 European Commission under fire for cost of IT services http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Commission-under-fire-for-cost-of-IT-services Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:56:00 +0000 The debate continues over whether Print Media or digital is more environmentally friendly. The fact is that both have an impact. One example of digital excess has recently been highlighted in an exchange in the European Parliament. http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Commission-under-fire-for-cost-of-IT-services#433 Three cheers for print at Publishing Expo! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Three-cheers-for-print-at-Publishing-Expo- Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:23:00 +0000 Martyn Eustace, Director of Two Sides, puts the case for print at Publishing Expo. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Three-cheers-for-print-at-Publishing-Expo-#409 Message on the environment gets through at the RISI European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference http://www.twosides.info/UK/Message-on-the-environment-gets-through-at-the-RISI-European-Pulp-and-Paper-Outlook-Conference Wed, 22 Feb 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Director of Two Sides, Martyn Eustace to speak at RISI Conference http://www.twosides.info/UK/Message-on-the-environment-gets-through-at-the-RISI-European-Pulp-and-Paper-Outlook-Conference#408 Environment high on the agenda at FESPA 2012 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environment-high-on-the-agenda-at-FESPA-2012 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:52:00 +0000 Martyn Eustace, Director of Two Sides, to speak at FESPA Digital in Barcelona. Full details of the forthcoming show, as reported by Jon Severs of PrintWeek. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environment-high-on-the-agenda-at-FESPA-2012#405 Sustainability challenges of Guardian's digital expansion http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-challenges-of-Guardian-s-digital-expansion Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:37:00 +0000 This article, written by Christopher Hodgson and Jo Confino, appeared on The Guardian's website on 9 February. How the Guardian is building partnerships and collaborations to start the complex task of understanding and reducing its digital footprint http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-challenges-of-Guardian-s-digital-expansion#402 Environmental Logos and Certifications for Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-Logos-and-Certifications-for-Paper Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:26:00 +0000 This article was written by Laura Thompson, Director of Sustainable Development at Sappi Fine Paper North America.It originally appeared on the Environmental Leader website. This article is Part 2 of a two-part series. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-Logos-and-Certifications-for-Paper#401 Understanding eco-logos: Certification v Self Declaration http://www.twosides.info/UK/Understanding-eco-logos-Certification-v-Self-Declaration Thu, 09 Feb 2012 14:47:00 +0000 This article was written by Laura Thompson, Director of Sustainable Development at Sappi Fine Paper North America.It originally appeared on the Environmental Leader website. This article is Part I of a two-part series. The second article will offer more examples of self-declarations, specific to the paper industry, and information on certifications. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Understanding-eco-logos-Certification-v-Self-Declaration#400 Does Kraft initiative point to the future for packaging and promotional print? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Does-Kraft-initiative-point-to-the-future-for-packaging-and-promotional-print- Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:42:00 +0000 Leslie Guevarra's article, which appears on GreenBiz.com, highlights Kraft's war on waste. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Does-Kraft-initiative-point-to-the-future-for-packaging-and-promotional-print-#399 TNT Post UK joins Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/TNT-Post-UK-joins-Two-Sides Mon, 06 Feb 2012 16:33:00 +0000 Leading postal operator TNT Post UK has joined the Two Sides campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/TNT-Post-UK-joins-Two-Sides#398 Jonathan Franzen: e-books are damaging society http://www.twosides.info/UK/Jonathan-Franzen-e-books-are-damaging-society Mon, 06 Feb 2012 09:27:00 +0000 Anita Singh's article in The Telegraph reports on the fact that Jonathan Franzen has launched a passionate defence of the printed book, warning that our desire for the instant gratification of e-books is damaging for society. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Jonathan-Franzen-e-books-are-damaging-society#397 Two Sides website passes 50,000 visitor mark. Social media links drive new traffic. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-website-passes-50-000-visitor-mark-Social-media-links-drive-new-traffic- Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:58:00 +0000 Two Sides website continues to grow traffic http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-website-passes-50-000-visitor-mark-Social-media-links-drive-new-traffic-#379 China promotes recycled paper and a reduction in paper consumption http://www.twosides.info/UK/China-promotes-recycled-paper-and-a-reduction-in-paper-consumption Tue, 31 Jan 2012 07:40:00 +0000 Details of China's new five-year plan for the paper industry as revealed on website CRIENGLISH.com, http://www.twosides.info/UK/China-promotes-recycled-paper-and-a-reduction-in-paper-consumption#374 Google adapts redundant paper mill site as a new data centre http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-adapts-redundant-paper-mill-site-as-a-new-data-centre Tue, 31 Jan 2012 07:18:00 +0000 This article, written by Cade Metz Editor of Wired Enterprise and published on their website, illustrates an innovative project by Google. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Google-adapts-redundant-paper-mill-site-as-a-new-data-centre#373 New online Guide for http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-online-Guide-for- Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:44:00 +0000 NGO WWF launches its new guide "6 steps to responsible purchasing" http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-online-Guide-for-#366 Will a US shift to brown result in a greener Europe? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Will-a-US-shift-to-brown-result-in-a-greener-Europe- Wed, 25 Jan 2012 18:53:00 +0000 Wall Street Journal Business article by Sarah Nassauer highlights an interesting trend in US household paper products. Will it catch on in Europe? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Will-a-US-shift-to-brown-result-in-a-greener-Europe-#365 APP China commits to lead efforts in advancing Chinese paper industry's sustainable development http://www.twosides.info/UK/APP-China-commits-to-lead-efforts-in-advancing-Chinese-paper-industry-s-sustainable-development Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:24:00 +0000 RISI reports on Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and seventy-six other enterprises jointly signed an initiative put forward by the China Paper Association at the 2nd Annual Forum on the Chinese Paper Industry's Green Development. http://www.twosides.info/UK/APP-China-commits-to-lead-efforts-in-advancing-Chinese-paper-industry-s-sustainable-development#363 Don't write off print just yet http://www.twosides.info/UK/Don-t-write-off-print-just-yet Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:01:00 +0000 As this article, writtern by Mark Jones and published in The Times, shows the case for print as part of the marketing mix is still very strong. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Don-t-write-off-print-just-yet#362 Two Sides Launches US Website http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Launches-US-Website Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:38:00 +0000 As this feature in US website Print Media Centr illustrates Two Sides has succesfully launched the campaign in the United States and Canada. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Launches-US-Website#361 EU new rules add to the 'paper versus electronic' debate http://www.twosides.info/EU-new-rules-add-to-the-paper-versus-electronic-debate Fri, 20 Jan 2012 17:38:00 +0000 The environmental benefits of electronic devices versus print media are coming under increasing scrutiny. Recent European Parliament legislation is focussing on the issue. http://www.twosides.info/EU-new-rules-add-to-the-paper-versus-electronic-debate#360 Employees could save UK organisations &pound;500m and two million tonnes of CO2 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Employees-could-save-UK-organisations-500m-and-two-million-tonnes-of-CO2 Tue, 17 Jan 2012 17:16:00 +0000 Carbon Trust has launched a new, online office tool called Carbon Trust Empower? to help organisations save money and reduce their carbon emissions http://www.twosides.info/UK/Employees-could-save-UK-organisations-500m-and-two-million-tonnes-of-CO2#358 For Their Children, Many E-Book Fans Insist on Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/For-Their-Children-Many-E-Book-Fans-Insist-on-Paper Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:40:00 +0000 Print books may be under siege from the rise of e-books, but they have a tenacious hold on a particular group: children and toddlers. Their parents are insisting this next generation of readers spend their early years with old-fashioned books. http://www.twosides.info/UK/For-Their-Children-Many-E-Book-Fans-Insist-on-Paper#323 Real Books Don't Die http://www.twosides.info/UK/Real-Books-Don-t-Die- Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:25:00 +0000 Real books don't die, insists Marc Shultz in the 9 December issue of Publishers' Weekly. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Real-Books-Don-t-Die-#322 FESPA to expand global reach of Planet Friendly Printing http://www.twosides.info/UK/FESPA-to-expand-global-reach-of-Planet-Friendly-Printing Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:47:00 +0000 FESPA plans to make an abridged version of their widely-acclaimed Planet Friendly Printing Guide available to non-members. http://www.twosides.info/UK/FESPA-to-expand-global-reach-of-Planet-Friendly-Printing#321 Green Lobby Concerned by Chancellor's Autumn Statement http://www.twosides.info/UK/Green-Lobby-Concerned-by-Chancellor-s-Autumn-Statement Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:16:00 +0000 The Independent. Wednesday 30 November. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Green-Lobby-Concerned-by-Chancellor-s-Autumn-Statement#320 The New Story of Stuff: Can We Consume Less? http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-New-Story-of-Stuff-Can-We-Consume-Less- Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:03:00 +0000 A new study finds that Britons are consuming less than they did a decade ago, with similar patterns being seen across Europe. Could this be the beginning of a trend in developed countries? Might we be reaching "peak stuff"? By Fred Pearce http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-New-Story-of-Stuff-Can-We-Consume-Less-#319 Hasbro to phase out PVC in packs by 2013 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Hasbro-to-phase-out-PVC-in-packs-by-2013 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 13:45:00 +0000 Toy giant Hasbro has announced plans to eliminate PVC from all its packaging as the latest measure in its plans to make its packs more sustainable. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Hasbro-to-phase-out-PVC-in-packs-by-2013#316 Sonoco delivers rigid paper solution for packaging chemicals http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sonoco-delivers-rigid-paper-solution-for-packaging-chemicals Fri, 09 Dec 2011 13:12:00 +0000 In one of the most innovative projects of its kind, Sonoco has enabled a supplier of vehicle oils and fluids to replace its costly metal container with a rigid paper-based can designed and manufactured by the Consumer Packaging division of Sonoco UK. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sonoco-delivers-rigid-paper-solution-for-packaging-chemicals#315 Environmental audits growing as companies require proof of environmental claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-audits-growing-as-companies-require-proof-of-environmental-claims Fri, 02 Dec 2011 15:57:00 +0000 Outside audits help fend off greenwashing claims. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-audits-growing-as-companies-require-proof-of-environmental-claims#299 New German study confirms Two Sides research findings http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-German-study-confirms-Two-Sides-research-findings Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:14:00 +0000 German youth reading more print media and books. A new study about adolescents in Germany finds reading on the rise, with 42% of teens polled saying they read a daily paper. Still, while e-books have yet to break through, Internet consumption dominates overall. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-German-study-confirms-Two-Sides-research-findings#298 Introducing PEFC Project Chain of Custody Certification http://www.twosides.info/UK/Introducing-PEFC-Project-Chain-of-Custody-Certification- Mon, 28 Nov 2011 14:40:00 +0000 PEFC?s Chain of Custody (CoC) certification is now well-known and established. Indeed, some 9,000 companies and businesses worldwide have achieved Chain of Custody certification. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Introducing-PEFC-Project-Chain-of-Custody-Certification-#284 China's commitment to embrace forest certification http://www.twosides.info/UK/China-s-commitment-to-embrace-forest-certification Thu, 24 Nov 2011 16:27:00 +0000 APP-China PCwC quarterly report seeks to clarify confusion around responsible purchasing of paper products http://www.twosides.info/UK/China-s-commitment-to-embrace-forest-certification#280 Why is our consumption falling? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-is-our-consumption-falling- Thu, 24 Nov 2011 15:55:00 +0000 From food to paper and water, Britain has gradually been guzzling less over the past decade. "Why?" asks Duncan Clark in The Guardian. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-is-our-consumption-falling-#279 First came the plastic cork, now get ready for the paper wine bottle http://www.twosides.info/UK/First-came-the-plastic-cork-now-get-ready-for-the-paper-wine-bottle Thu, 24 Nov 2011 07:24:00 +0000 British firm plans to turn your wine cellar green according to Jamie Doward's article in The Observer recently. http://www.twosides.info/UK/First-came-the-plastic-cork-now-get-ready-for-the-paper-wine-bottle#277 Sainsbury's moves cheese SRP from plastic to innovative corrugated design http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsbury-s-moves-cheese-SRP-from-plastic-to-innovative-corrugated-design Wed, 23 Nov 2011 13:37:00 +0000 <p>To meet Sainsbury&#39;s demand for more sustainable packaging, for its own branded sliced cheese ranges, Smurfit Kappa has produced an innovative Shelf Ready Packaging solution. The new SRP replaces a vacuum formed plastic tray with an FSC certified corrugated pack using a novel single faced &#39;ONDI&#39; Fluting.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sainsbury-s-moves-cheese-SRP-from-plastic-to-innovative-corrugated-design#276 Two Sides seminar reveals that print is the new cool in a multi-channel landscape. Digital natives also reveal their preferences for reading from paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-seminar-reveals-that-print-is-the-new-cool-in-a-multi-channel-landscape-Digital-natives-also-reveal-their-preferences-for-reading-from-paper Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:19:00 +0000 Two Sides Autumn Seminar reaffirms the popularity of print as an essential medium for media planners with leading media players citing print as being "the new cool" and having a unique appeal compared to digital media. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-seminar-reveals-that-print-is-the-new-cool-in-a-multi-channel-landscape-Digital-natives-also-reveal-their-preferences-for-reading-from-paper#275 D&AD launches their most environmentally friendly annual ever http://www.twosides.info/UK/D-AD-launches-their-most-environmentally-friendly-annual-ever Tue, 22 Nov 2011 14:58:00 +0000 The D&AD annual is widely acknowledged to be the creative "bible". has been launched as the most environmentally friendly yet. http://www.twosides.info/UK/D-AD-launches-their-most-environmentally-friendly-annual-ever#274 Cellulose films and sustainable paper - Made for each other. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Cellulose-films-and-sustainable-paper---Made-for-each-other- Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:32:00 +0000 What happens when a leading global producer of cellulose films for packaging and labels meets the worlds leading producer of sustainable specialty papers? The chemistry between the two generates an innovative laminate solution, at least in this case. The companies in question are Innovia Films and Sappi Fine Paper Europe, and they have now joined forces to develop new laminate solutions for flexible packaging applications. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Cellulose-films-and-sustainable-paper---Made-for-each-other-#273 Forest Fibre Industry releases sustainability road map http://www.twosides.info/UK/Forest-Fibre-Industry-releases-sustainability-road-map Thu, 17 Nov 2011 07:16:00 +0000 A future low-carbon bio-economy dictates ambitious targets for industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Forest-Fibre-Industry-releases-sustainability-road-map#269 Sustainability at the heart of the European paper industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-at-the-heart-of-the-European-paper-industry Thu, 17 Nov 2011 06:45:00 +0000 The Confederation of European Paper Industries, (CEPI), launch their latest Sustainability Report and announce ambitious targets to reduce emissions by 80% and increase value added by 50%, by 2050 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainability-at-the-heart-of-the-European-paper-industry#268 All generations prefer paper to digital media when it comes to reading, new European research reveals http://www.twosides.info/UK/All-generations-prefer-paper-to-digital-media-when-it-comes-to-reading-new-European-research-reveals Wed, 09 Nov 2011 15:00:00 +0000 In a wide-ranging new survey, a new generation of digital natives show strong preferences for paper; still the favoured medium of all age groups for reading and safe keeping of documents. The research conducted by IPSOS, in association with industry organisations Two Sides and Print Power, interviewed 4,500 European consumers who declared their preference for paper based media in a digital world. http://www.twosides.info/UK/All-generations-prefer-paper-to-digital-media-when-it-comes-to-reading-new-European-research-reveals#264 Does the brain like E-books? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Does-the-brain-like-E-books- Fri, 04 Nov 2011 08:48:00 +0000 Just in case you missed it here's an interesting story from the New York Times on the E-Book reading experience. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Does-the-brain-like-E-books-#261 Gravure magazine announces launch of Two Sides U.S. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Gravure-magazine-announces-launch-of-Two-Sides-U-S- Fri, 04 Nov 2011 06:36:00 +0000 Gravure magazine, the quarterly journal of the Gravure Association of America Inc., has announced the launch of Two Sides U.S. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Gravure-magazine-announces-launch-of-Two-Sides-U-S-#260 Junk mail crackdown to see launch of website http://www.twosides.info/UK/Junk-mail-crackdown-to-see-launch-of-website Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:55:00 +0000 Ministers say it will be easier for people to stop junk mail being put through letterboxes under new plans. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Junk-mail-crackdown-to-see-launch-of-website#278 Finally, an electronic paper display I can crumple up and throw away http://www.twosides.info/UK/Finally-an-electronic-paper-display-I-can-crumple-up-and-throw-away Wed, 02 Nov 2011 06:27:00 +0000 An intriguing insight into the latest technology developments. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Finally-an-electronic-paper-display-I-can-crumple-up-and-throw-away#258 Former Fespa directors launch EcoPrint trade show http://www.twosides.info/UK/Former-Fespa-directors-launch-EcoPrint-trade-show Tue, 01 Nov 2011 19:21:00 +0000 <p>Former Fespa Event directors Frazer Chesterman and Marcus Timson have unveiled their new EcoPrint print industry event that will &quot;fill the gap&quot; in the market for a show that focuses on business efficiency and sustainability issues for print service providers</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Former-Fespa-directors-launch-EcoPrint-trade-show#257 Can trees offset our carbon production? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-trees-offset-our-carbon-production- Mon, 31 Oct 2011 07:45:00 +0000 A thought-provoking article from Richard Romano on the U.S. blogsite WhatTheyThink.com http://www.twosides.info/UK/Can-trees-offset-our-carbon-production-#256 2011 Tomorrow's Value Rating reveals why some leading companies "get it" and others still risk accusations of green-wash http://www.twosides.info/UK/2011-Tomorrow-s-Value-Rating-reveals-why-some-leading-companies-get-it-and-others-still-risk-accusations-of-green-wash- Tue, 25 Oct 2011 18:42:00 +0100 Some of the world?s leading companies recognised for their sustainability efforts are still at risk of being accused of green-wash. A new report, the 2011 Tomorrow?s Value Rating, from international corporate sustainability agency, Two Tomorrows Group, reveals that there is a danger that leading companies are taking existing practices and passing them under the sustainability lens to give a compelling green picture of the company. http://www.twosides.info/UK/2011-Tomorrow-s-Value-Rating-reveals-why-some-leading-companies-get-it-and-others-still-risk-accusations-of-green-wash-#254 High quality 100% cotton paper chosen by Apple for new greetings card offering http://www.twosides.info/UK/High-quality-100-cotton-paper-chosen-by-Apple-for-new-greetings-card-offering Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:19:00 +0100 At Tuesday's "Let's Talk iPhone" keynote event, Apple announced Cards, a new app that allows iPhone and iPad users to create custom greeting cards that Apple will print out and mail via the United States Postal Service. http://www.twosides.info/UK/High-quality-100-cotton-paper-chosen-by-Apple-for-new-greetings-card-offering#250 Data Revealed: Google Uses More Power than Salt Lake City http://www.twosides.info/UK/Data-Revealed-Google-Uses-More-Power-than-Salt-Lake-City Mon, 03 Oct 2011 07:21:00 +0100 Google has broken its silence on energy consumption, announcing that it consumed 2,259,998 MWh in 2010. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Data-Revealed-Google-Uses-More-Power-than-Salt-Lake-City#249 Greetings cards under environmental attack from US digital provider http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greetings-cards-under-environmental-attack-from-US-digital-provider Sat, 01 Oct 2011 06:43:00 +0100 <p>New site challenges consumers to declare their &#39;independence&#39; from paper greeting cards.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greetings-cards-under-environmental-attack-from-US-digital-provider#248 Two Sides Gains Support of More Than 35 Companies for its U.S. Start-up http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Gains-Support-of-More-Than-35-Companies-for-its-U-S-Start-up Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:03:00 +0100 Calls for companies to join the growing list of members http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Gains-Support-of-More-Than-35-Companies-for-its-U-S-Start-up#247 Start of consultation for Product Footprint Rules for paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Start-of-consultation-for-Product-Footprint-Rules-for-paper Fri, 30 Sep 2011 18:12:00 +0100 The Confederation of European Paper Industry (CEPI) and the European Commission DG Environment are launching a consultation for Product Footprint Category Rules (PFCR) for paper and paper products. The paper PFCR is linked to the forthcoming European methodology for the calculation of environmental footprint of products, currently being developed by the Commission services. This is a pilot project testing a new way of adopting PFCR for an industry sector using crowdsourcing and online tools. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Start-of-consultation-for-Product-Footprint-Rules-for-paper#246 Joint WPCF - PrintCity Environmental Conference at drupa 2012 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Joint-WPCF---PrintCity-Environmental-Conference-at-drupa-2012 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:52:00 +0100 The World Print & Communication Forum (WPCF) and the PrintCity Alliance have announced that they will be jointly organising an International Environmental Conference during the 2012 drupa exhibition in D?sseldorf. This co-operation underlines that effective responses on these issues requires creative cooperation across the industry process chain. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Joint-WPCF---PrintCity-Environmental-Conference-at-drupa-2012#245 Media experts to reveal their opinions on Print Media's future at the Two Sides / Print Power autumn seminar http://www.twosides.info/UK/Media-experts-to-reveal-their-opinions-on-Print-Media-s-future-at-the-Two-Sides-Print-Power-autumn-seminar Wed, 28 Sep 2011 06:22:00 +0100 The Two Sides and Print Power Autumn Seminar takes place on Monday 7 November 2011 at Stationers? Hall in the City of London. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Media-experts-to-reveal-their-opinions-on-Print-Media-s-future-at-the-Two-Sides-Print-Power-autumn-seminar#244 Execs getting complacent about environmental problems http://www.twosides.info/UK/Execs-getting-complacent-about-environmental-problems Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:39:00 +0100 A worrying trend is emerging, according to a new survey by SustainAbility and GlobeScan: sustainability experts and practitioners are not feeling the sense of urgency they once did. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Execs-getting-complacent-about-environmental-problems#243 Green Mill Index launched for the pulp and paper industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Green-Mill-Index-launched-for-the-pulp-and-paper-industry Thu, 08 Sep 2011 16:58:00 +0100 A comprehensive new tool to calculate the environmental impact of a paper mill http://www.twosides.info/UK/Green-Mill-Index-launched-for-the-pulp-and-paper-industry#236 National poll shows 73% of public still prefers receiving bills and financial statements by mail http://www.twosides.info/UK/National-poll-shows-73-of-public-still-prefers-receiving-bills-and-financial-statements-by-mail Wed, 07 Sep 2011 09:06:00 +0100 The Envelope Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (EMSA) conducted a recent national poll that demonstrated a strong preference on the part of the public to continue receiving important bills and financial statements by mail, rather than solely online http://www.twosides.info/UK/National-poll-shows-73-of-public-still-prefers-receiving-bills-and-financial-statements-by-mail#233 American banking group TD to Participate in North American Closed Loop Paper Recycling System http://www.twosides.info/UK/American-banking-group-TD-to-Participate-in-North-American-Closed-Loop-Paper-Recycling-System Wed, 07 Sep 2011 07:40:00 +0100 Innovative approach to recycling diverts 1,500 metric tonnes of paper from landfill per year; equivalent to more than 300 million sheets of paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/American-banking-group-TD-to-Participate-in-North-American-Closed-Loop-Paper-Recycling-System#232 Two Sides launches European and US print media sustainability survey http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-European-and-US-print-media-sustainability-survey Tue, 06 Sep 2011 22:26:00 +0100 Two Sides has announced the launch of a 10 country survey, conducted by research specialists IPSOS, to discover how consumers across Europe and the US feel about the sustainability and importance of print and paper today. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-European-and-US-print-media-sustainability-survey#231 Demand for fuelwood could prompt more land acquisitions http://www.twosides.info/UK/Demand-for-fuelwood-could-prompt-more-land-acquisitions Mon, 05 Sep 2011 16:43:00 +0100 The rising demands for fuelwood could prompt more land acquisitions in developing countries where food insecurity is rising and land rights are weak, according to a report by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). http://www.twosides.info/UK/Demand-for-fuelwood-could-prompt-more-land-acquisitions#230 Commission and EEA sign agreement to provide detailed information on land cover in Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/Commission-and-EEA-sign-agreement-to-provide-detailed-information-on-land-cover-in-Europe- Mon, 05 Sep 2011 07:49:00 +0100 The European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission (EC) have signed an agreement to provide information on land cover in Europe, compiling data from land, air and space. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Commission-and-EEA-sign-agreement-to-provide-detailed-information-on-land-cover-in-Europe-#229 Recession and renewables cut greenhouse emissions in 2009 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recession-and-renewables-cut-greenhouse-emissions-in-2009- Mon, 05 Sep 2011 07:30:00 +0100 Greenhouse gas emissions decreased very sharply in 2009, by 7.1 % in the EU-27 and 6.9 % in the EU-15. These most recent results, compiled by the European Environment Agency (EEA), confirm estimates made by the EEA last year. This decrease was largely the result of the economic recession of 2009, but also sustained strong growth in renewable energy. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recession-and-renewables-cut-greenhouse-emissions-in-2009-#228 New EEA report highlights connectivity between global issues http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-EEA-report-highlights-connectivity-between-global-issues- Mon, 05 Sep 2011 07:20:00 +0100 EEA report clearly illustrates the connectivity between some of the key systems underpinning our globalised society, from trade to health and the environment. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-EEA-report-highlights-connectivity-between-global-issues-#227 PrintIT! campaign gains major paper sponsor http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintIT-campaign-gains-major-paper-sponsor Mon, 05 Sep 2011 07:05:00 +0100 Antalis McNaughton supply paper for PrintIT! programme in 2011 http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintIT-campaign-gains-major-paper-sponsor#226 California considers Styrofoam containers ban http://www.twosides.info/UK/California-considers-Styrofoam-containers-ban- Mon, 05 Sep 2011 06:42:00 +0100 Advocates want to end use of non-biodegradable material. http://www.twosides.info/UK/California-considers-Styrofoam-containers-ban-#225 Carbon Recycling: Mining the Air for Fuel http://www.twosides.info/UK/Carbon-Recycling-Mining-the-Air-for-Fuel Fri, 02 Sep 2011 06:46:00 +0100 Recycling bottles, cans, and newspapers is on any short list of simple actions for a cleaner environment. If only it were as easy to collect and reuse carbon dioxide?that greenhouse gas waste product that the world is generating in huge volume each day by burning fossil fuels. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Carbon-Recycling-Mining-the-Air-for-Fuel#224 Recycled newspapers could fuel your car, say scientists http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recycled-newspapers-could-fuel-your-car-say-scientists Fri, 02 Sep 2011 06:27:00 +0100 Don't give up on the newspaper industry just yet--it could soon be powering your car. Researchers at Tulane University have discovered a strain of bacteria that can turn paper into butanol, a biofuel substitue for gasoline. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recycled-newspapers-could-fuel-your-car-say-scientists#223 PrintCity Alliance 'LovePrint' Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintCity-Alliance-LovePrint-Campaign- Fri, 02 Sep 2011 06:03:00 +0100 Please participate in the PrintCity Alliance LovePrint survey http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintCity-Alliance-LovePrint-Campaign-#222 Stationery's New Followers - Why the Tweeting Crowd Sends a Lot of Letters http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stationery-s-New-Followers---Why-the-Tweeting-Crowd-Sends-a-Lot-of-Letters Thu, 01 Sep 2011 19:26:00 +0100 <p>By Katherine Rosman - Wall Street Journal 25 August 2011 Print on paper still a powerful medium in the United States</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stationery-s-New-Followers---Why-the-Tweeting-Crowd-Sends-a-Lot-of-Letters#221 Consumers use technology to filter relationships with brands, says report http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-use-technology-to-filter-relationships-with-brands-says-report Thu, 01 Sep 2011 16:52:00 +0100 New report states that 71% of consumers are happy to receive mail from organisations they are already customers of. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-use-technology-to-filter-relationships-with-brands-says-report#220 Why green issues aren't black and white http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-green-issues-aren-t-black-and-white Mon, 15 Aug 2011 08:02:00 +0100 Jason Cromack, CEO of Lateral Group, puts forward the case for the direct marketing industry. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-green-issues-aren-t-black-and-white#219 New moves to boost UK tree planting for carbon capture http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-moves-to-boost-UK-tree-planting-for-carbon-capture Wed, 03 Aug 2011 15:25:00 +0100 Two new moves were recently announced by the Forestry Commission which are expected to attract significant new investment into UK tree planting projects designed to help combat climate change. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-moves-to-boost-UK-tree-planting-for-carbon-capture#218 Online readership figures fall for UK national newspapers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Online-readership-figures-fall-for-UK-national-newspapers Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:27:00 +0100 Media Week reports that, in one of the worst month on month performances since ABC records began, all of the websites for the UK's national newspapers lost readers last month, apart from the rising Mirror.co.uk. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Online-readership-figures-fall-for-UK-national-newspapers#216 Printers have reduced their carbon footprint by 97% in the last 20 years! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printers-have-reduced-their-carbon-footprint-by-97-in-the-last-20-years- Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 This fascinating research, conducted in 2009 in Australia, is being brought up to date. Two Sides hope to publish the results of the new research as soon as it is available. The original research makes fascinating reading. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printers-have-reduced-their-carbon-footprint-by-97-in-the-last-20-years-#212 The book is alive and well, just a tad more exclusive. Perhaps it's the next big thing! http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-book-is-alive-and-well-just-a-tad-more-exclusive-Perhaps-it-s-the-next-big-thing- Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 There's no reason why traditional books can't coexist with ebooks - as long as they succeed in smartening up their act. A compelling insight from Robert McCrum guardian.co.uk, Saturday 25 June 2011 http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-book-is-alive-and-well-just-a-tad-more-exclusive-Perhaps-it-s-the-next-big-thing-#211 Paper Agent Papico Leads The Way With Positive Environmental Email Message http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Agent-Papico-Leads-The-Way-With-Positive-Environmental-Email-Message- Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Leading paper agent Papico is encouraging the printing industry and paper manufacturers to adopt positive statements on the footer of emails as a way of endorsing the sustainability of paper. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-Agent-Papico-Leads-The-Way-With-Positive-Environmental-Email-Message-#209 U.S., European Media Still Worlds Apart on Climate Change Coverage http://www.twosides.info/UK/U-S-European-Media-Still-Worlds-Apart-on-Climate-Change-Coverage Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 This SolveClimate article examines why Europeans accuse the U.S. media of giving climate sceptics a disproportionate voice and perpetuating a debate that has been settled among scientists http://www.twosides.info/UK/U-S-European-Media-Still-Worlds-Apart-on-Climate-Change-Coverage#210 Two Sides refutes misleading claims on BBC Panorama programme http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-refutes-misleading-claims-on-BBC-Panorama-programme Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Two Sides has responded to the confusing and misleading messages in the recent BBC Panorama programme, (BBC1, 8.30, 4th July) The graphics industry organisation believes the show gave a misleading view of the direct mail industry by relating the dangers of scam mailing to the alleged problem of supposed ?junk mail?. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-refutes-misleading-claims-on-BBC-Panorama-programme#207 Two Sides US explained at US Gravure Association Environmental Workshop http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-explained-at-US-Gravure-Association-Environmental-Workshop Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 The Gravure Association of America (GAA) provided Phil Riebel, who heads the new Two Sides US organisation, an opportunity to explain the rationale of the new Two Sides US initiative http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-US-explained-at-US-Gravure-Association-Environmental-Workshop#208 Inkjet printing could change the face of solar energy industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Inkjet-printing-could-change-the-face-of-solar-energy-industry Mon, 04 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Inkjet printers, a low-cost technology that in recent decades has revolutionised home and small office printing, may soon offer similar benefits for the future of solar energy. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Inkjet-printing-could-change-the-face-of-solar-energy-industry#205 Paper environmental scorecards and declarations http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-environmental-scorecards-and-declarations- Mon, 04 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Phil Riebel, Senior Sustainability Advisor to the forest products, paper and print media supply chains, initiates a discussion on paper environmental scorecards and declarations. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-environmental-scorecards-and-declarations-#206 Analysis on how reading patterns differ between an iPad and a printed newspaper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Analysis-on-how-reading-patterns-differ-between-an-iPad-and-a-printed-newspaper Thu, 23 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 The Miratech team wanted to know how reading patterns differ between an iPad and a printed newspaper. Their conclusion : people read articles in a printed newspaper and only skim through them on an iPad. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Analysis-on-how-reading-patterns-differ-between-an-iPad-and-a-printed-newspaper#203 Two Sides Launches in the US http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Launches-in-the-US Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Two Sides U.S. launches to tell the Environmental Story of print and paper. Call for companies to join growing list of early adopters http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Launches-in-the-US#202 Forests Fight Back All Over The World http://www.twosides.info/UK/Forests-Fight-Back-All-Over-The-World Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Forest density is increasing across much of the world after decades of decline, according to a new study by scientists from the United States and Europe. The change, which is being dubbed the Great Reversal by the authors, has important, has positive implications for carbon capture and climate change. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Forests-Fight-Back-All-Over-The-World#201 European Commission and European Environment Agency sign agreement to provide detailed information on land cover in Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Commission-and-European-Environment-Agency-sign-agreement-to-provide-detailed-information-on-land-cover-in-Europe- Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 The European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission (EC) have signed an agreement to provide information on land cover in Europe, compiling data from land, air and space. The agreement was signed on May 25, during a Green Week event in Brussels. http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Commission-and-European-Environment-Agency-sign-agreement-to-provide-detailed-information-on-land-cover-in-Europe-#196 Recession and renewables cut greenhouse emissions in 2009 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recession-and-renewables-cut-greenhouse-emissions-in-2009- Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Greenhouse gas emissions decreased very sharply in 2009, by 7.1 % in the EU-27 and 6.9 % in the EU-15. These most recent results, compiled by the European Environment Agency (EEA), confirm estimates made by the EEA last year. This decrease was largely the result of the economic recession of 2009, but also sustained strong growth in renewable energy. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Recession-and-renewables-cut-greenhouse-emissions-in-2009-#197 Print is Green! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-is-Green- Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Research and Markets are one of the leading sources for international market research and market data. They have just published a report which provides an overview of the state of green printing initiatives in the U.S. commercial printing industry. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-is-Green-#198 Committee of Advertising Practice - Webcast of Advice:am seminar on ASA's new digital advertising http://www.twosides.info/UK/Committee-of-Advertising-Practice---Webcast-of-Advice-am-seminar-on-ASA-s-new-digital-advertising Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 CAP has already provided a comprehensive calendar of training events to help comply with the new rules. To help advertisers and industry practitioners access this advice and guidance at their convenience, they have recorded a recent Advice:am seminar on the ASA?s new digital remit. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Committee-of-Advertising-Practice---Webcast-of-Advice-am-seminar-on-ASA-s-new-digital-advertising#199 Tetra Pak v plastic water bottles - which is best for the environment? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Tetra-Pak-v-plastic-water-bottles---which-is-best-for-the-environment- Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Thirsty? Should you reach for the paper carton or the plastic bottle? Or run the tap? Leon Kaye, founder and editor of GreenGoPost.com, investigates in this article which recently appeared in the Guardian Professional Network. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Tetra-Pak-v-plastic-water-bottles---which-is-best-for-the-environment-#200 Illegal logging is not a major global problem says New report by World Growth http://www.twosides.info/UK/Illegal-logging-is-not-a-major-global-problem-says-New-report-by-World-Growth Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 World Growth is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established to expand the research, information, advocacy, and other resources to improve the economic conditions and living standards in developing and transitional countries. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Illegal-logging-is-not-a-major-global-problem-says-New-report-by-World-Growth#194 Print still in favour with today's tech generation http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-still-in-favour-with-today-s-tech-generation Fri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 The latest findings from the National Readership Survey (NRS) show how print publications remain central to the media repertoire of the most avid technophiles, writes Katherine Page in the latest issue of InPub Weekly. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-still-in-favour-with-today-s-tech-generation#192 BBC Radio discusses Two Sides Paperless Billing Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/BBC-Radio-discusses-Two-Sides-Paperless-Billing-Campaign Fri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Interviewed by Stephen Rhodes on BBC Radio Northampton's popular afternoon consumer program, Two Sides Director, Martyn Eustace, discusses the common Myth that e-billing is better for the environment. http://www.twosides.info/UK/BBC-Radio-discusses-Two-Sides-Paperless-Billing-Campaign#193 Two Sides competition winners see sustainable forestry in actiuon http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-competition-winners-see-sustainable-forestry-in-actiuon Thu, 19 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Pulp & Paper International magazine report on one of the prizes in the Two Sides 2010 competition http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-competition-winners-see-sustainable-forestry-in-actiuon#191 Two Sides materials in UK school's syllabus http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-materials-in-UK-school-s-syllabus Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Two Sides "Print and Paper: Myths and Facts" booklet is one of the reference aids made available to over 16,700 participating students. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-materials-in-UK-school-s-syllabus#186 Suffolk inventor's paper milk bottle set to go global http://www.twosides.info/UK/Suffolk-inventor-s-paper-milk-bottle-set-to-go-global Sun, 15 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Green Bottle, a tiny Suffolk-based company that has developed a green alternative to plastic bottles is in advanced talks with a consumer goods giant for a global deal to supply it with environmentally friendly detergent bottles - made out of paper. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Suffolk-inventor-s-paper-milk-bottle-set-to-go-global#184 The Little Book of Commonsense - International Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Little-Book-of-Commonsense---International-Paper Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Following on from the successful Little Green Book, International Paper have just launched The Little Book of Commonsense. http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Little-Book-of-Commonsense---International-Paper#182 Only 7% of the public believe company claims of action on climate change http://www.twosides.info/UK/Only-7-of-the-public-believe-company-claims-of-action-on-climate-change Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 66% of the public question authenticity of company climate change claims, in new study from the Carbon Trust Businesses risk facing a costly backlash due to consumer mistrust of firms? claims of action on climate change, according to new research commissioned by the Carbon Trust and supported by global brand analysis, from BrandZ. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Only-7-of-the-public-believe-company-claims-of-action-on-climate-change#183 Survey finds print statements and bills still favoured by many US consumers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Survey-finds-print-statements-and-bills-still-favoured-by-many-US-consumers- Mon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Despite the rise of electronic payments, a new survey by Phoenix Marketing International has found predictions that soon all of America will pay all their bills online are premature. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Survey-finds-print-statements-and-bills-still-favoured-by-many-US-consumers-#176 Verso and National Geographic partner to measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Verso-and-National-Geographic-partner-to-measure-and-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions- Mon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Carbon life cycle assessment has emerged as the premier tool for measuring and managing carbon emissions, but until recently there was no prescribed methodology for completing a carbon LCA for a magazine. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Verso-and-National-Geographic-partner-to-measure-and-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions-#178 Reading print is still preferred to 'on screen' in new study http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reading-print-is-still-preferred-to-on-screen-in-new-study Mon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 59 of 19 -30 year olds prefer to look at printed images rather than on screen revealed in a new study by RIT, "An Experimental Study of Presentation Medium Dependent Differences of Picture Consumption by College-Aged Adults" http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reading-print-is-still-preferred-to-on-screen-in-new-study#179 European coverage for Two Sides adverts in The Economist http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-coverage-for-Two-Sides-adverts-in-The-Economist Mon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Reaching over 240,000 readers of this influential business magazine Two Sides adverts gained great exposure and support from The Economist European edition. http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-coverage-for-Two-Sides-adverts-in-The-Economist#180 Stora launches new corporate identity http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stora-launches-new-corporate-identity Mon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 The new identity symbolises the Group's commitment to creating a sustainable future for the planet by developing innovative solutions based on renewable materials. It's all part of a corporate strategic review called 'Rethink'. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Stora-launches-new-corporate-identity#181 Paper by Nature joins Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-by-Nature-joins-Two-Sides Fri, 06 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Paper by Nature is an Association which was created in 2008 to offer a single European reference for eco-responsible converted paper products. Until now, no European label existed for converted paper products. Paper by Nature is the only pan-European label dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of converted paper products ? from wood processing through paper manufacturing to its conversion into office products. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Paper-by-Nature-joins-Two-Sides#175 Why? How? What? A printer and converter practical guide for Carbon Footprinting & Energy Reduction - New PrintCity Report http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-How-What-A-printer-and-converter-practical-guide-for-Carbon-Footprinting-Energy-Reduction-New-PrintCity-Report Tue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 PrintCity Alliance members Kurz, m-real, manroland, MKW, Sappi, Sun Chemical, Trelleborg and UPM, plus project partner Muller Martini have now published their new Carbon Footprint & Energy Reduction for the Graphic Industry Value Chain special report. The purpose of this new PrintCity 32-page guide is to facilitate the improved collaborative environmental performance of printers, converters, publishers, brand owners and their suppliers. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Why-How-What-A-printer-and-converter-practical-guide-for-Carbon-Footprinting-Energy-Reduction-New-PrintCity-Report#171 Growing The Future. PwC's latest report on the Forest, Paper and Packaging Industries http://www.twosides.info/UK/Growing-The-Future-PwC-s-latest-report-on-the-Forest-Paper-and-Packaging-Industries Tue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Exploring new values and new directions in the forest, paper and packaging industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/Growing-The-Future-PwC-s-latest-report-on-the-Forest-Paper-and-Packaging-Industries#172 Consumers doubtful about Green business claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-doubtful-about-Green-business-claims Tue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 New US Survey finds only 17% of consumers believe businesses are committed to going green. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-doubtful-about-Green-business-claims#173 Consumers value honesty over perfection in environmental marketing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-value-honesty-over-perfection-in-environmental-marketing Tue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Nearly three-quarters of US consumers 71 will stop buying a product if they feel misled by environmental claims, according to the 2011 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker http://www.twosides.info/UK/Consumers-value-honesty-over-perfection-in-environmental-marketing#174 'Print Delivers' event emphasizes effectiveness and sustainability http://www.twosides.info/UK/-Print-Delivers-event-emphasizes-effectiveness-and-sustainability Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 As reported by Mark Haslan in OverNights. Last month, industry professionals and organizations such as Eastman Kodak, the United States Post Office and the Print Council gathered at the University of Dayton Arena for Think Patented's "Print Delivers" event http://www.twosides.info/UK/-Print-Delivers-event-emphasizes-effectiveness-and-sustainability#170 TWO SIDES, BUILDING A WORLDWIDE ORGANISATION THAT PROMOTES THE SUSTAINABILITY OF PRINT MEDIA http://www.twosides.info/UK/TWO-SIDES-BUILDING-A-WORLDWIDE-ORGANISATION-THAT-PROMOTES-THE-SUSTAINABILITY-OF-PRINT-MEDIA- Tue, 29 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0100 Two Sides is getting prepared for a US initiative. Fundraising is underway and we are raising awareness and support for a 2011 start-up. This article was recently published at the Paper 2011 Conference in Chicago (March 27-29). http://www.twosides.info/UK/TWO-SIDES-BUILDING-A-WORLDWIDE-ORGANISATION-THAT-PROMOTES-THE-SUSTAINABILITY-OF-PRINT-MEDIA-#169 New Media - EU Ecodesign Directive stimulates debate http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Media---EU-Ecodesign-Directive-stimulates-debate- Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Here's a thought provoking article on the sustainability of new media. Business Green's 'Industry Voice' blog offers experts from across the low carbon economy the opportunity to present their views, opinions and analysis on the latest green business developments. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-Media---EU-Ecodesign-Directive-stimulates-debate-#166 UK ad industry extends its commitment to responsible advertising http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-ad-industry-extends-its-commitment-to-responsible-advertising- Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Environmental and sustainability claims must be verifiable under new UK legislation. http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-ad-industry-extends-its-commitment-to-responsible-advertising-#167 New CAP Copy Advice website audit offers a health check for online marketing communications http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-CAP-Copy-Advice-website-audit-offers-a-health-check-for-online-marketing-communications- Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 From 31 January, the CAP Copy Advice team is introducing a new bespoke website audit service for advertisers. The audits will offer a tailored and expert assessment of companies? websites against the CAP Code with a view to giving their marketing communications a clean bill of health and providing compliance guidance. http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-CAP-Copy-Advice-website-audit-offers-a-health-check-for-online-marketing-communications-#162 CAP, (Code of Advertising Practice), Advice Round Up http://www.twosides.info/UK/CAP-Code-of-Advertising-Practice-Advice-Round-Up- Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 The CAP Copy Advice website gives a round up of topical issues surrounding the ASA's monitoring of marketing claims on websites. One of the topical issues covers environmental claims in digital media. http://www.twosides.info/UK/CAP-Code-of-Advertising-Practice-Advice-Round-Up-#163 Printing Industries of America fights back! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printing-Industries-of-America-fights-back- Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 In response to the recent increase in reporting that electronic media is more environmentally friendly than print, Printing Industries of America is fighting back, rebutting these statements, and expanding its efforts to actively promote the value of print. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printing-Industries-of-America-fights-back-#164 Will Ebooks Jeopardize the Carbon Reduction Goals of the Book Industry? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Will-Ebooks-Jeopardize-the-Carbon-Reduction-Goals-of-the-Book-Industry- Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 The shift towards ebooks is having a significant influence on every part of the book industry, from publishers working to reinvent their value proposition to brick and mortar bookstores fighting for their future. But what about the carbon footprint of the book industry? Does this shift represent an opportunity for the industry given the growing number of books sold without even one tree falling down? Or, maybe it is also a potential risk as ebooks can actually hurt the efforts of the industry to reduce its footprint? Well, apparently it can be both. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Will-Ebooks-Jeopardize-the-Carbon-Reduction-Goals-of-the-Book-Industry-#159 Portugese Scientists Create Water-Powered Paper Battery http://www.twosides.info/UK/Portugese-Scientists-Create-Water-Powered-Paper-Battery- Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Scientists at the Faculty of Science and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal have created a new breed of paper battery that can be charged with one of the planet?s most abundant resources - water. The center, also known as CENIMAT , is dedicated to developing new ways to power gadgets and small electronic devices and this water-powered paper battery is their latest innovation. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Portugese-Scientists-Create-Water-Powered-Paper-Battery-#160 Two Sides announces new Mail Sector Group http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-announces-new-Mail-Sector-Group- Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Royal Mail, TNT, Pitney Bowes, Kodak, DMA, SMP, Encore, representing FEPE, join Two Sides to focus on Mail?s sustainability http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-announces-new-Mail-Sector-Group-#161 10 ways to green your paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/10-ways-to-green-your-paper- Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 A systematic approach to sustainable paper procurement can help paper buyers minimize risks such as buying paper with fiber from illegal logging activities and impacts on forest biodiversity. Sustainable procurement can also create business opportunities for paper producers who have made efforts to lower the environmental footprint of their products. http://www.twosides.info/UK/10-ways-to-green-your-paper-#158 Environmental comparison of paper and plastic labels http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-comparison-of-paper-and-plastic-labels- Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 An independent streamlined comparison of the carbon footprint of paper and plastics labels was recently commission by Austrian label paper manufacturer Brigl & Bergmeister http://www.twosides.info/UK/Environmental-comparison-of-paper-and-plastic-labels-#154 Digital Agenda for Europe - CEPI statement http://www.twosides.info/UK/Digital-Agenda-for-Europe---CEPI-statement- Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 According to the European Commission, Europe needs a new action plan for making the best use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to speed up economic recovery and lay the foundations of a sustainable digital future. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Digital-Agenda-for-Europe---CEPI-statement-#155 Defra helps companies build confidence in green claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/Defra-helps-companies-build-confidence-in-green-claims- Fri, 04 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Defra has published new Green Claims Guidance to help companies describe the environmental credentials of their products in a way that people find easier to understand. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Defra-helps-companies-build-confidence-in-green-claims-#153 Heritage Envelopes joins the Two Sides Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Heritage-Envelopes-joins-the-Two-Sides-Campaign- Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Heritage Envelopes Limited has joined the Two Sides campaign. Heritage Envelopes produces over 60 million envelopes a week. The company is one of the UK?s leading suppliers of printed stock and bespoke envelopes and prides itself on offering an excellent manufacturing service to an increasingly diverse customer base. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Heritage-Envelopes-joins-the-Two-Sides-Campaign-#150 BPIF responds to calls for end to printed report & accounts http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-responds-to-calls-for-end-to-printed-report-accounts- Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 The BPIF has issued a letter of response to recent trade and national press reports that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is calling for companies to save money and improve online access and transparency by not printing hard copies of their annual report & accounts. http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-responds-to-calls-for-end-to-printed-report-accounts-#151 Are environmental campaigns misleading the public? Part 1 and 2 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Are-environmental-campaigns-misleading-the-public-Part-1-and-2- Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Recent RISI blogs by Phil Riebel, Senior Advisor to the Forest Products Industry. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Are-environmental-campaigns-misleading-the-public-Part-1-and-2-#152 Better Learning Through Handwriting http://www.twosides.info/UK/Better-Learning-Through-Handwriting- Wed, 02 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Writing by hand strengthens the learning process. When typing on a keyboard, this process may be impaired. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Better-Learning-Through-Handwriting-#149 Two Sides reports anti-Greenwash success http://www.twosides.info/UK/-Two-Sides-reports-anti-Greenwash-success- Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 27 major UK Corporates amend their e-billing messages http://www.twosides.info/UK/-Two-Sides-reports-anti-Greenwash-success-#144 Pepsico UK plan to introduce paper-based packaging to Walkers and Quaker brands by 2014 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Pepsico-UK-plan-to-introduce-paper-based-packaging-to-Walkers-and-Quaker-brands-by-2014- Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Sustainable business foundations for PepsiCo In an effort to radically reduce its effect on the environment PepsiCo UK has announced plans to convert all of its packaging renewable, bio-degradable or recyclable. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Pepsico-UK-plan-to-introduce-paper-based-packaging-to-Walkers-and-Quaker-brands-by-2014-#145 METLA confident of woody biomass supply http://www.twosides.info/UK/METLA-confident-of-woody-biomass-supply- Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 The supply of woody biomass from the forests in the European Union can be increased significantly beyond the current level of resource use. However, this requires fast and intensive political decisions and a comprehensive strategy at the EU level. http://www.twosides.info/UK/METLA-confident-of-woody-biomass-supply-#146 Marketers on alert after ASA online remit extension confirmed http://www.twosides.info/UK/Marketers-on-alert-after-ASA-online-remit-extension-confirmed- Wed, 12 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 Companies have six months to make sure that their online communications meet regulatory standards after the Advertising Standards Authority announced its remit for regulating digital marketing will be extended from 1 March next year. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Marketers-on-alert-after-ASA-online-remit-extension-confirmed-#143 Shareholders fight plan to scrap paper company reports http://www.twosides.info/UK/Shareholders-fight-plan-to-scrap-paper-company-reports- Sun, 09 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 The UK Shareholders Association (UKSA) has vowed to fight proposals to abolish the requirement for companies to produce hard copies of their annual reports. (By Louise Armitstead, Daily Telegraph, 08 Jan 2011) http://www.twosides.info/UK/Shareholders-fight-plan-to-scrap-paper-company-reports-#142 Two Sides UK Latest Newsletter http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-UK-Latest-Newsletter- Thu, 30 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 The December Newsletter details the work of Two Sides in 2010, explains the emphasis for 2011 and reveals the launch of a new 'sister' campaign called Print Power http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-UK-Latest-Newsletter-#141 Advertising campaigns go green http://www.twosides.info/UK/Advertising-campaigns-go-green- Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Honda and Heineken are bidding to reduce the environmental impact of their advertising campaigns following the launch of new technology by Starcom MediaVest Group. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Advertising-campaigns-go-green-#140 European Commissions e-invoicing proposals challenged by Envelope Manufacturers http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Commissions-e-invoicing-proposals-challenged-by-Envelope-Manufacturers- Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 On 1st December, the European Commission released their communication entitled 'Reaping the benefits of electronic invoicing (e invoicing) for Europe. FEPE, the European Envelope Manufacturers Association, has written to the Commission to raise serious questions about the conclusion of the Commission and believe they ignore previous undertakings http://www.twosides.info/UK/European-Commissions-e-invoicing-proposals-challenged-by-Envelope-Manufacturers-#139 Don't be fooled by WWF's new PDF format http://www.twosides.info/UK/Don-t-be-fooled-by-WWF-s-new-PDF-format- Sun, 12 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Announcement misleads users regarding the true facts about sustainable forestry and print. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Don-t-be-fooled-by-WWF-s-new-PDF-format-#138 Does your email footer tell the right message? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Does-your-email-footer-tell-the-right-message- Sat, 11 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 The NPTA, The Association for the Paper Packaging and Supplies Distribution Channel in the US, has gathered a few pro print statements as examples of email footer good practice. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Does-your-email-footer-tell-the-right-message-#137 Starbucks Turns Used Cups into New Cups http://www.twosides.info/UK/Starbucks-Turns-Used-Cups-into-New-Cups- Thu, 09 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Starbucks Coffee Company, International Paper and Mississippi River Pulp say they have completed a six-week pilot project that - for the first time - proves Starbucks used paper cups can be recycled into new paper cups. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Starbucks-Turns-Used-Cups-into-New-Cups-#133 Christmas Traditional Facebook Card http://www.twosides.info/UK/Christmas-Traditional-Facebook-Card- Thu, 09 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 When social and traditional media are connected http://www.twosides.info/UK/Christmas-Traditional-Facebook-Card-#135 Brussels pushes for massive uptake of e-invoicing http://www.twosides.info/UK/Brussels-pushes-for-massive-uptake-of-e-invoicing- Thu, 09 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Another threat to the printing and paper industries as the European Commission announces plans to make electronic invoicing standard across the EU by 2020. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Brussels-pushes-for-massive-uptake-of-e-invoicing-#136 Two Sides launches UK campaign challenging Banks, Telcoms and Utilities who promote e-billing as 'better for the environment' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-UK-campaign-challenging-Banks-Telcoms-and-Utilities-who-promote-e-billing-as-better-for-the-environment- Mon, 15 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 45% of major Banks, 70% of Telecoms and 30% of Utilities risk Greenwash sanctions. Research carried out for Two Sides reveals that major UK Corporates are flouting advertising regulations and risk reporting to the Advertising Standards Authority. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-UK-campaign-challenging-Banks-Telcoms-and-Utilities-who-promote-e-billing-as-better-for-the-environment-#131 New research identifies UK Corporates who are using the environment to promote electronic services http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-research-identifies-UK-Corporates-who-are-using-the-environment-to-promote-electronic-services- Mon, 15 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 'E-billing is better for the environment' messages have been around for a while. They are pervasive in all kinds of marketing to consumers as the change from a paper bill to an electronic version is seen as a way for companies to save money.But where is the evidence behind the claim and which companies are making these claims? http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-research-identifies-UK-Corporates-who-are-using-the-environment-to-promote-electronic-services-#132 Anti print and paper marketing will now need facts under the new Advertising Practice Code http://www.twosides.info/UK/Anti-print-and-paper-marketing-will-now-need-facts-under-the-new-Advertising-Practice-Code- Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 As from March 2011, companies making environmental and sustainability claims about their products and services must be able to prove their statements, or risk reporting to the ASA http://www.twosides.info/UK/Anti-print-and-paper-marketing-will-now-need-facts-under-the-new-Advertising-Practice-Code-#130 Lean Green Seen - Print's three interlinked pillars of profitabilty and growth for the 21st century http://www.twosides.info/UK/Lean-Green-Seen---Print-s-three-interlinked-pillars-of-profitabilty-and-growth-for-the-21st-century- Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 PrintCity has just published its Print: Lean. Green. Seen. book. This publication introduces all the focus points of the PrintCity alliance. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Lean-Green-Seen---Print-s-three-interlinked-pillars-of-profitabilty-and-growth-for-the-21st-century-#127 Printing Industries of America gets involved in e-readers debate http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printing-Industries-of-America-gets-involved-in-e-readers-debate- Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Printing Industries of America challenges The Washington Post over claims in an article on the environmental credentials of iPads and Kindles. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Printing-Industries-of-America-gets-involved-in-e-readers-debate-#128 Journey through the four worlds of paper with Torraspapel http://www.twosides.info/UK/Journey-through-the-four-worlds-of-paper-with-Torraspapel- Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Torraspapel launches an innovative campaign that reveals the truth about paper and invites users to participate in its reforestation projects http://www.twosides.info/UK/Journey-through-the-four-worlds-of-paper-with-Torraspapel-#129 1.5 Million Football Pitches; Latest UN Report confirms forest growth in Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/1-5-Million-Football-Pitches-Latest-UN-Report-confirms-forest-growth-in-Europe- Tue, 19 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 The recently published UN FAO Report, Global Forest Resources, confirms Forest Growth in Europe is averaging around 1.5 million football pitches every year http://www.twosides.info/UK/1-5-Million-Football-Pitches-Latest-UN-Report-confirms-forest-growth-in-Europe-#126 Sustainable Forestry Initiative - 15th Annual Conference http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-Forestry-Initiative---15th-Annual-Conference- Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 SFI Inc. is an independent, non-profit organisation responsible for maintaining, overseeing and improving a sustainable forestry certification programme that is internationally recognised. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sustainable-Forestry-Initiative---15th-Annual-Conference-#123 WWF introduce the Paper Scorecard http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-introduce-the-Paper-Scorecard- Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 A new tool promoting transparency about responsibly produced paper products. http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-introduce-the-Paper-Scorecard-#124 UK Direct Marketing Industry smashes recycling targets! http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-Direct-Marketing-Industry-smashes-recycling-targets- Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Royal Mail and Direct Marketing Association Report on industry performance in 2009 illustrates impressive improvements in environmental performance and sustainable practices. http://www.twosides.info/UK/UK-Direct-Marketing-Industry-smashes-recycling-targets-#125 PrintCity Alliance prepares to publish Carbon & Energy Reduction report in early 2011 http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintCity-Alliance-prepares-to-publish-Carbon-Energy-Reduction-report-in-early-2011- Tue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 PrintCity Alliance members are preparing to publish their latest environmental and energy report Carbon & Energy Reduction for the Graphics Industry Value Chain in early 2011. This follows two years of research and "connection of competence" knowledge sharing between members, partners plus external research and academic organisations. http://www.twosides.info/UK/PrintCity-Alliance-prepares-to-publish-Carbon-Energy-Reduction-report-in-early-2011-#122 The Little Green Book http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Little-Green-Book- Fri, 08 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Sustainability beyond reasonable doubt is the theme of this handy booklet from IP http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Little-Green-Book-#121 IP launch the Environmental Post http://www.twosides.info/UK/IP-launch-the-Environmental-Post- Mon, 04 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 A new magazine from International Paper seeks to communicate environmental facts about the industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/IP-launch-the-Environmental-Post-#120 Promoting the sustainability and effectiveness of Print Media in Europe http://www.twosides.info/UK/Promoting-the-sustainability-and-effectiveness-of-Print-Media-in-Europe- Thu, 30 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Print Power and Two Sides roll out across Europe. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Promoting-the-sustainability-and-effectiveness-of-Print-Media-in-Europe-#119 Domtar joins the Two Sides Campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Domtar-joins-the-Two-Sides-Campaign- Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Domtar Corporation, the largest integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America and the second largest in the world based on production capacity, has joined the campaign, helping to take the Two Sides message beyond Europe. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Domtar-joins-the-Two-Sides-Campaign-#118 Two Sides announces the winners of its once in a lifetime competition http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-announces-the-winners-of-its-once-in-a-lifetime-competition- Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Two Sides has announced the winners of its prestigious competition to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to selected European paper mills. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-announces-the-winners-of-its-once-in-a-lifetime-competition-#117 Two Sides messages reach Australia! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-messages-reach-Australia- Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Leading Australian printer Finsbury Green feature the Two Sides message in their house magazine, Challenge. Winter 2010 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-messages-reach-Australia-#116 KBA joins Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/KBA-joins-Two-Sides- Mon, 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Addition of global market leading press manufacturer highlights that campaign is not just for paper industry http://www.twosides.info/UK/KBA-joins-Two-Sides-#115 The Web Shatters Focus, Rewires Brains, http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Web-Shatters-Focus-Rewires-Brains- Sun, 22 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 In this interesting piece, reproduced from 'Wired', May 2010, Nicholas Carr looks at the impact of the web and how the switch from 'reading' to 'Screening' may be affecting the way we learn. http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Web-Shatters-Focus-Rewires-Brains-#114 What's the Carbon Footprint of the Internet? http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-s-the-Carbon-Footprint-of-the-Internet- Tue, 17 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 The internet releases around 300m tonnes of CO2 a year - as much as all the coal, oil and gas burned in Turkey or Poland, or more than half of the fossil fuels burned in the UK http://www.twosides.info/UK/What-s-the-Carbon-Footprint-of-the-Internet-#113 Two Sides Newsletter, Summer 2010 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Newsletter-Summer-2010- Sat, 07 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 An update of some of this year's developments and activities from the UK Two Sides team http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-Newsletter-Summer-2010-#112 ICT industry faces up to climate change challenges http://www.twosides.info/UK/ICT-industry-faces-up-to-climate-change-challenges- Mon, 02 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Good practices by ICT companies in responding to climate change and the challenges facing the sector were the two key talking points of a recent roundtable hosted by Two Tomorrows in partnership with The Guardian newspaper. http://www.twosides.info/UK/ICT-industry-faces-up-to-climate-change-challenges-#111 How Greenpeace changes big business http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Greenpeace-changes-big-business- Fri, 23 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 An interesting piece from Rhett Butler of Mongabay.com who examines Greenpeace's approach to changing big business attitudes. Includes an interview with Rolf Skar, senior forest campaigner with Greenpeace http://www.twosides.info/UK/How-Greenpeace-changes-big-business-#110 Reading on line is not the same as reading print on paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reading-on-line-is-not-the-same-as-reading-print-on-paper- Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Don't throw out those textbooks and library books yet. Researchers have found that technology is not always better. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Reading-on-line-is-not-the-same-as-reading-print-on-paper-#109 WWF launch new Paper Company Environmental Index http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-launch-new-Paper-Company-Environmental-Index- Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 WWF sets out to measure the environmental footprint of world's largest fine paper companies http://www.twosides.info/UK/WWF-launch-new-Paper-Company-Environmental-Index-#108 BOOK, is a technological breakthrough http://www.twosides.info/UK/BOOK-is-a-technological-breakthrough- Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 This new device may surprise you http://www.twosides.info/UK/BOOK-is-a-technological-breakthrough-#106 Is Print Dead? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Print-Dead- Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Not if there is wider recognition of print's vital role in today's multi media world. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-Print-Dead-#107 Two Sides successfully combats Greenwash from major Corporates http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-successfully-combats-Greenwash-from-major-Corporates- Tue, 08 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Anti-print marketing messages withdrawn by leading Utility supplier and major Telecoms organisation http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-successfully-combats-Greenwash-from-major-Corporates-#105 Are magazines really dying out? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Are-magazines-really-dying-out- Fri, 04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Though the internet is a serious threat, its ephemeral nature is no match for the tangibility of print http://www.twosides.info/UK/Are-magazines-really-dying-out-#103 Promoting on line billing and communications may not be a sustainable way to market your business! http://www.twosides.info/UK/Promoting-on-line-billing-and-communications-may-not-be-a-sustainable-way-to-market-your-business- Fri, 04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 A briefing note for advertising and marketing professionals. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Promoting-on-line-billing-and-communications-may-not-be-a-sustainable-way-to-market-your-business-#104 Two Tomorrows rountable looks at sustainability risks in the supply chain http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Tomorrows-rountable-looks-at-sustainability-risks-in-the-supply-chain- Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 "consumer opinion does not reflect the fact that the forestry industry is a leader in traceability and sustainable practice" is conclusion of recent Two Tomorrows event. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Tomorrows-rountable-looks-at-sustainability-risks-in-the-supply-chain-#102 Two Sides issues new mailer http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-issues-new-mailer- Sun, 25 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 The third mail piece from Two Sides has been sent to 21,000 media specifiers and influencers http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-issues-new-mailer-#101 Print and Paper comprises 1.1% of World Greenhouse Gas Emssions say the World Resources Institute http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-and-Paper-comprises-1-1-of-World-Greenhouse-Gas-Emssions-say-the-World-Resources-Institute- Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 See how our industry fits with all other large scale enterprises http://www.twosides.info/UK/Print-and-Paper-comprises-1-1-of-World-Greenhouse-Gas-Emssions-say-the-World-Resources-Institute-#99 Is digital media worse for the environment than print? http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-digital-media-worse-for-the-environment-than-print- Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 A thoughtful article from Don Carli, first published in Media Shift http://www.twosides.info/UK/Is-digital-media-worse-for-the-environment-than-print-#100 Royal Mail and DMA announce record 76.5% of direct marketing material is recycled http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Mail-and-DMA-announce-record-76-5-of-direct-marketing-material-is-recycled- Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 During 2009, 76.5% of mailed Direct Marketing Material was disposed of into the recycling stream versus landfill. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Royal-Mail-and-DMA-announce-record-76-5-of-direct-marketing-material-is-recycled-#98 Michael Makin, CEO Printing Industries of America Inc, talks to SKY radio about the future for print http://www.twosides.info/UK/Michael-Makin-CEO-Printing-Industries-of-America-Inc-talks-to-SKY-radio-about-the-future-for-print- Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Michael Makin, CEO World Print and Communication Forum, talks to SKY radio about the future for print http://www.twosides.info/UK/Michael-Makin-CEO-Printing-Industries-of-America-Inc-talks-to-SKY-radio-about-the-future-for-print-#97 Committee for Advertising Practice, CAP, guidelineswill impact e-billing environmental claims http://www.twosides.info/UK/Committee-for-Advertising-Practice-CAP-guidelineswill-impact-e-billing-environmental-claims- Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Absolute claims must be supported by a high level of substantiation. e-billing will need to prove its total environmental impact if it is to claim that it is environmentally more friendly than printed bills http://www.twosides.info/UK/Committee-for-Advertising-Practice-CAP-guidelineswill-impact-e-billing-environmental-claims-#96 The majority of American adults cite mailing envelopes as the safest way to send written communications http://www.twosides.info/UK/News-The-majority-of-American-adults-cite-mailing-envelopes-as-the-safest-way-to-send-written-communications- Thu, 18 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 The research is in stark contrast to the common assumption that communications today is all digital. Mailing using envelopes was far head of e-mail and other types of Internet communications in a nationwide survey. http://www.twosides.info/UK/News-The-majority-of-American-adults-cite-mailing-envelopes-as-the-safest-way-to-send-written-communications-#95 Greenpeace takes action on new Facebook energy hungry server centre http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-takes-action-on-new-Facebook-energy-hungry-server-centre- Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But the company plans to run the place on electricity made by burning coal--Yes,says Greenpeace, the dirtiest source of energy and largest single source of global warming pollution in the world. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Greenpeace-takes-action-on-new-Facebook-energy-hungry-server-centre-#94 &pound;1m Eco-House Project at Tullis Russell gets Climate Challenge Fund Boost http://www.twosides.info/UK/-1m-Eco-House-Project-at-Tullis-Russell-gets-Climate-Challenge-Fund-Boost- Thu, 11 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Tullis Russell have recently announced that in cooperation with local community councils, its soon-to-be-formed charitable status joint company has received financial support from the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) to help build a ground breaking Eco-Education Centre at the site in Markinch. http://www.twosides.info/UK/-1m-Eco-House-Project-at-Tullis-Russell-gets-Climate-Challenge-Fund-Boost-#93 Two Sides and BPIF join to launch printer recruitment campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-BPIF-join-to-launch-printer-recruitment-campaign- Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 Benefits of membership to be broadcast by BPIF http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-and-BPIF-join-to-launch-printer-recruitment-campaign-#91 Two Sides takes on 'Greenwash' http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-takes-on-Greenwash- Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 'paper-free is better for the environment' claims to be challenged http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-takes-on-Greenwash-#92 EDF use Two Sides material in new Sustainability Guide to Print and Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/EDF-use-Two-Sides-material-in-new-Sustainability-Guide-to-Print-and-Paper- Wed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/EDF-use-Two-Sides-material-in-new-Sustainability-Guide-to-Print-and-Paper-#90 McAffee publishes the environmental cost of emails and spam http://www.twosides.info/UK/McAffee-publishes-the-environmental-cost-of-emails-and-spam- Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/McAffee-publishes-the-environmental-cost-of-emails-and-spam-#89 Verdigris launches pan-european environmental survey http://www.twosides.info/UK/Verdigris-launches-pan-european-environmental-survey- Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Verdigris-launches-pan-european-environmental-survey-#88 Public perceptions of EU Forestry does not match reality http://www.twosides.info/UK/Public-perceptions-of-EU-Forestry-does-not-match-reality- Fri, 27 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 New Report indicates that there is a clear and sufficiently detailed message presented in a neutral manner that allows the public to make appropriate distinctions depending on the relevant specific issues and hallenges, including forest area, biodiversity and damages, for various geographic contexts (i.e. local forest, European forests, forests worldwide) http://www.twosides.info/UK/Public-perceptions-of-EU-Forestry-does-not-match-reality-#86 Emissions per tonne of paper produced in Europe were reduced by 42% compared to 1990 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Emissions-per-tonne-of-paper-produced-in-Europe-were-reduced-by-42-compared-to-1990- Wed, 18 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 The specific emissions per tonne of paper produced in Europe were reduced by 42% compared to 1990 and the paper sector reduced its absolute CO2 emissions by 8% compared to 1990. More than half of the energy used, (55.5% in 2008), comes from biomass and of the remaining part almost 40% (36.8% in 2007) from natural gas. Although the industry is energy intensive we are less and less carbon intensive. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Emissions-per-tonne-of-paper-produced-in-Europe-were-reduced-by-42-compared-to-1990-#87 'Paper still valued for communication', is the finding of a new survey commissioned for Communisis. http://www.twosides.info/UK/-Paper-still-valued-for-communication-is-the-finding-of-a-new-survey-commissioned-for-Communisis- Mon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 <p>PAPER STILL VALUED FOR DOCUMENTATION Three quarters (74 per cent) of consumers continue to receive hard copy statements from their financial services and utility suppliers, new research from Communisis reveals today.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/-Paper-still-valued-for-communication-is-the-finding-of-a-new-survey-commissioned-for-Communisis-#85 Sappi responds to an investigation by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) who have found traces of pulp from tropical forests in some German children's books. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sappi-responds-to-an-investigation-by-World-Wildlife-Fund-WWF-who-have-found-traces-of-pulp-from-tropical-forests-in-some-German-children-s-books- Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 vv http://www.twosides.info/UK/Sappi-responds-to-an-investigation-by-World-Wildlife-Fund-WWF-who-have-found-traces-of-pulp-from-tropical-forests-in-some-German-children-s-books-#84 Green Futures magazine investigates the sustainability of print versus electronic media http://www.twosides.info/UK/Green-Futures-magazine-investigates-the-sustainability-of-print-versus-electronic-media- Thu, 29 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Green-Futures-magazine-investigates-the-sustainability-of-print-versus-electronic-media-#83 New video from Velvet toilet tissue, (SCA), promotes the growth of forests http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-video-from-Velvet-toilet-tissue-SCA-promotes-the-growth-of-forests- Mon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/New-video-from-Velvet-toilet-tissue-SCA-promotes-the-growth-of-forests-#81 10% of Germany's energy requirements are now estimated to arise from the use of computers http://www.twosides.info/UK/10-of-Germany-s-energy-requirements-are-now-estimated-to-arise-from-the-use-of-computers- Mon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.twosides.info/UK/10-of-Germany-s-energy-requirements-are-now-estimated-to-arise-from-the-use-of-computers-#82 T mobile withdraws charges for paper bills http://www.twosides.info/UK/T-mobile-withdraws-charges-for-paper-bills- Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 T Mobile finds that charging people for paper bills is not what customers want. Interesting story from the USA. http://www.twosides.info/UK/T-mobile-withdraws-charges-for-paper-bills-#80 The Print Business magazine explains Two Sides http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Print-Business-magazine-explains-Two-Sides- Mon, 14 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 The Print Business magazine publishes an article explaining the Two Sides initiative and the accompaying advertising campaign http://www.twosides.info/UK/The-Print-Business-magazine-explains-Two-Sides-#79 Two Sides launches Direct Mail and advertising program. http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-Direct-Mail-and-advertising-program- Mon, 07 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 Two Sides announces 12 month program of activity to promote the sustainability of Print and Paper http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-launches-Direct-Mail-and-advertising-program-#78 Capturing The Green Advantage For Consumer Companies, Jan 2009, Boston Consulting http://www.twosides.info/UK/Capturing-The-Green-Advantage-For-Consumer-Companies-Jan-2009-Boston-Consulting- Thu, 03 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/Capturing-The-Green-Advantage-For-Consumer-Companies-Jan-2009-Boston-Consulting-#77 International Paper publishes 'Are Pixels Greener than Paper?' http://www.twosides.info/UK/International-Paper-publishes-Are-Pixels-Greener-than-Paper- Mon, 31 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.twosides.info/UK/International-Paper-publishes-Are-Pixels-Greener-than-Paper-#75 BPIF launch their Carbon Footprinting Initiative, Video http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-launch-their-Carbon-Footprinting-Initiative-Video- Mon, 03 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 <p>BPIF launch their Carbon Footprinting Initiative, Video</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/BPIF-launch-their-Carbon-Footprinting-Initiative-Video-#76 Two Sides explained at the recent IPPA Conference. Video http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-explained-at-the-recent-IPPA-Conference-Video- Mon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 +0100 Martyn Eustace presents Two Sides to the recent IPPA conference in Telford http://www.twosides.info/UK/Two-Sides-explained-at-the-recent-IPPA-Conference-Video-#74 To avoid e-document theft, Russia turns to paper and type http://www.twosides.info/UK/To-avoid-e-document-theft-Russia-turns-to-paper-and-type Mon, 30 Nov -001 00:00:00 +0000 <p>Lots of people use paper towels to clean up leaks &ndash; but we&rsquo;ve heard about a way paper is being used to prevent leaks of a much more serious nature.</p> http://www.twosides.info/UK/To-avoid-e-document-theft-Russia-turns-to-paper-and-type#3082 test Tuesday http://www.twosides.info/test-Tuesday Mon, 30 Nov -001 00:00:00 +0000 <p>test strapline</p> http://www.twosides.info/test-Tuesday#2955