Here are the myths that you can bust now:
MYTH: Paper production is a major cause of global greenhouse gas emissions.
FACT: The paper, pulp and print sector is one of the lowest industrial emitters of greenhouse gasses, accounting for 0.8% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. (Source: Cepi, 2019)
MYTH: Electronic communication is more environmentally friendly than paper-based communication.
FACT: Electronic communication also has environmental impacts. The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry accounts for around 2.5-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions and this is predicted to rise to 14% by 2040. (Source: Belkhir L & Elmeligi A, 2018)
MYTH: Digital is always the preferred means of communication.
FACT: 84% of people believe that they understand and can retain or use information much better when they read print on paper. (Source: Two Sides and Toluna, 2015)
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