Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Better paper, better books?


Bookslut mentioned that 95% of all US books are printed on paper made from fresh-cut timber



Around 95% of books published in America are printed on virgin fiber paper. Not even J.K. Rowling could get Scholastic to print on post-consumer recycled paper (her Canadian publisher did) when requested.


Read more here



why *would not* publishers want to use recycled paper? would you be willing to pay a bit more for recycled paper? or perhaps make recycled
the default and charge more for better paper?

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