Paper Conservation


Paper is a superb, thin material that is commonly used for writing and packaging. Paper is produced by pressing moist fibers like cellulose together. The cellulose pulp is usually derived from wooden or grass which is derived from forests and are dried into versatile sheets. Many of us take for granted that paper allows us not only to enjoy our lives but also to go about our daily routines with greater efficiency. From the thinnest tissue, to the toughest corrugated box, there are almost as many different kinds of paper as there are uses for it. Most of us begin our mornings by enjoying the comforts of paper products - from facial tissue and paper towels, to the morning newspaper. When you consider the tremendous benefit of paper, it's clear that we must all continue to work together by recycling used paper. Also, recycling paper helps save forests as more timber is required to satisfy the ever-rising demand for wooden pulp which is used to make paper. Typically, this implies the irreparable loss of wildlife habitats and ecosystems, because previous-progress forests are often replaced by forest plantations. This helps explain why recycling paper does greater than save bushes, because it additionally helps save the wildlife habitats and ecosystems that rely on them. Recycling is easy to do, and it's good for business and the environment.
Our school has been chosen as one of the pilot schools for sustainability. Robert Gillman, editor of the In Context magazine, extends this goal oriented definition by stating "sustainability refers to a very old and simple concept -- do onto future generations as you would have them do onto you." Sustainability is the capacity to endure. All possible steps are to be taken to reduce the carbon generation or carbon footprint in our school. To achieve this aim Prakriti, the school nature club, has initiated an action plan. Last year auditing was done to find out the consumption of water, energy, the...