When You Buy Banana, Coffee and Tobacco Paper You Are Helping To Cut Waste, Save Energy, Preserve Natural Resources, and Reduce Pollution.
Paper accounts for 40% of all municipal waste: Recycled paper means less trash, lower taxes & other disposal costs. Tons of agricultural waste will not go into rivers and landfills.
The paper industry is the 3rd largest user of energy in the U.S. Banana Paper offers 60-70% energy savings over virgin pulp.
The U.S. consumes 100 million tons of paper a year & use is increasing. Recycled paper uses 55% less water & helps preserve our forests. Recycling of waste paper also creates more jobs.
The paper industry is one of the largest water polluters in the world. Recycled paper reduces water pollution by 35%, reduces air pollution by 74%, and eliminates many toxic pollutants.