Forest Destruction for Paper

It amazes me how much paper is taken for granted in our modern society.   For reasons ranging from harvesting forest products, land clearing for agriculture, desertification and population sprawl, deforestation accounts for a greater amount of greenhouse gas creation than the entire global transportation industry!   Paper gets used for scores of tasks, some more justified and rational than others. Paper towels are one of the most overused and abused forms … Read more >>

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Published:March 4, 2010 View Post

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Trees Are The Answer

Here at the Outdoor Gear Exchange and Gearx.com we are continually making our own business more environmentally conscious.   Recently we have switched to very high post consumer recycled content paper towels and toilet paper.   Our new papers come from the North River line of the Cascades Tissue Company.   These papers are: Green Seal and Eco Logo certified, processed chlorine free, made with 100% recycled content of which 80% are … Read more >>

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Published:January 15, 2010 View Post

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