Two Sides North America is a global initiative by companies from the printing and graphic communications industry and includes forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, finishing, publishing, printing, envelopes and postal operators. The non-profit organization’s mission is to promote the sustainability of the printing and graphics communications industry, while dispelling common environmental misconceptions by providing verifiable information on why print and paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable communications medium.
The international Two Sides network now spans several countries including North and South America, Europe, Australia and South Africa, and has more than 1,000 members. Here’s a recap of the organization’s most popular 2018 posts from social media and its website. Please help promote paper as a sustainable alternative by sharing your favourites on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Be sure to use key hashtags such as #PaperFacts, #ForestFacts, and #Sustainability.
The top 5 sections and articles that were the most popular on Two Sides’ website included:
- Our Infographics section, providing you with facts about the sustainability of print and paper.
- The trademark Two Sides Myths & Facts– use it to bust some myths!
- Why do so Many People Love Print on Paper?
- Comcast’s “EcoBill” is all about saving money, not trees!
- New Study Shows that “Go Paperless – Go Green” Claims Fall Flat
The top 5 most popular Twitter posts viewed through social media included:
- A #DYK post featuring our paper in the digital age survey: Survey Shows Paper Preferred for Information Credibility, Reading Pleasure
- A post featuring one of our #PaperFacts: Paper can be recycled up to 7 times before the fibers become short and weak
- An article from CBC: Pen and #paper still matter and this article from @CBC shares when and why people are returning to analog.
- The #15Pages A Day Pledge: Research shows reading regularly on paper can help improve memory and increase mental development. Get started by taking the 15 Pages A Day Pledge from @HowLifeUnfolds
- A graphic and link to an article on data security: Paper is a near-perfect barrier to hackers, ransomware and other exploits