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Carbon Balanced Papers

Have you the time to discuss the value of carbon balancing your printed communications?

Since the start of COVID-19 lockdown, there has been studies and reports detailing how the Earth is ‘healing’ from the slowdown in the world economy.  Pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have fallen across continents as countries try to contain the spread of the virus. All the change we have seen limiting the spread of the virus has led to some unexpected consequences.  As industries, transport networks, and business have closed down; it has brought a sudden drop in carbon emissions.

We at Penrose, have been an advocate of balancing and reducing carbon emissions for many years, in-line with our ISO 14001 Environmental Management Procedures. While emissions have fallen, we know that there will be ‘bounce back’ in emission levels once the wheels of industry start turning, again.

What if there was a way to balance your, and your networks carbon output, (without the need of a global pandemic) would you be interested?  We think you would, hence why we are reaching out to you. 

We want to share with you an easy method to balance your carbon output on all your printed items. For years, prints environmental credentials have been misunderstood and confused.  Here are a few facts to dispel those misunderstandings.

Environmental issues are being increasingly important to organisations, and carbon balancing can provide a commercial advantage; hence why Penrose is offering our clients and their clients to the opportunity to balance their carbon emission, on their printed communications.

Carbon balancing is a straightforward process for organisations to reduce the carbon impact of their printed communications, reducing their carbon footprint and impacts on climate change. Fundamentally, carbon balancing involves calculating the carbon output of the paper in its manufacture and distribution and balancing that output by planting trees and preserving woodlands. The Woodland Trust’s spring 2020 issue of ‘Wood Wise’ focuses on how trees can simultaneously tackle the climate and nature emergencies. The publication provides a fascinating insight into the value of trees and how vital tree planting is going forward. The issue claims the 20 million tonnes of CO2 is captured by UK woodland each year; a claim supported by Forestry Commission.  We want to see the level achieved increase, and by working with us, you too can help increase the level of CO2 captured by trees. A PDF of the ‘Wood Wise’ can be downloaded directly from the Woodland Trust’s website by clicking here.

Per job or over a time frame, we will provide you with the total amount of CO2 balanced and land area preserved is quantified in a unique certificate, which will add depth to your marketing and CSR policy. Increasingly companies are looking to partner with environmentally sound suppliers.

Maybe, now is the perfect time to offer your clients an opportunity to carbon balance their printed communications. Plus, it is a get way for keeping you connected with your clients, while we are in partial lockdown, I’m positive they’d appreciate a call. For more information, please get in touch.

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