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Visualizing Paper Usage

VISUALIZING PAPER USAGE 10,000 SHEETS of paper used a year by the average office worker. 334 POUNDS of paper is recovered for recycling from each person living in the United States. 92 MILLION 208 HOW MUCH PAPER IS ACTUALLY BEING PRODUCED? MILLION 200 In 1997, the total weight of world paper and paperboard production was equivalent to 126% Increase in paper 200,000 production over the last 20 years. Volkswagen Beetles. 100 United States and Canada Computer usage is not decreasing the amount of paper we use. Is the world's largest producers of paper and paper products. Finland, Japan and Sweden are the next largest producers. TONS OF PAPER HOW MUCH WOULD 120,000 POUNDS OF PAPER SAVE? 1,000 22,800 2,400,000 420,000 OIL Trees Gallons of Oil Kilowatts of Energy Gallons of Water PAPER: THE PRICE YOU PAY Percentage of time lost searching for files by a typical employee. Each filing cabinet costs Average time it takes 40% $1,500 per year. 18 mins to find a document. Every 12 cabinets require an additional employee to maintain and operate. Every 12 seconds a document is lost by a large organization in the U.S. Percentage of today's business that would fail 70% 12 within 3 weeks due to a secs fire or flash flood. -$20 Average cost to file a document. Soon there will be -S125 per misfiled document. 4 TRILLION DOCUMENTS STORED |-$350 (minimum for each lost document. up to $700) by government and business agencies. SOURCE: Ocanvas

Visualizing Paper Usage

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This demonstrates the surprising amount of paper still used and how much it costs businesses. The long term costs are heavier than you'd expect




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