If companies in just the medicine and cosmetics cartons sector
According to Environmental Defense’s Paper Task Force, such a switch would:
Save 510,000 tons of trees per year;
Cut 156,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions;
Reduce wastewater discharges by 2.6 billion gallons; and
Prevent 106,000 tons of solid waste, the equivalent of the trash from 49,000 households.
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