The fourth Thursday of October is celebrated as World Paper Free Day. This year it falls on the 27th. It’s a day full of exciting activities in organizations around the world. Why so much buzz around this day? There are 2 main motivators that get people’s attention and arouse their interest in this event:
In this blog post, we look at the environmental reasons. We will look at the business benefits of going paperless, in the next post.
Much as these facts reveal about the need to consume less paper, most people still get discouraged. They tend to think, “What good will it do if I alone do my bit and others don’t?” But the large numbers are just the sum total of what each individual like you has done. So if you cut down your paper consumption, chances are that many others like you will follow suit. It will reflect in the figures we read a few years from now. You can then take credit and know that you were among those who set the numbers right.