When we consume paper and other wood products, forestry companies plant more trees.  The cycle of utilizing trees (such as for paper) is not a unilateral process but a perpetual cycle.  The amount planted typically exceeds what is harvested in the US.

Because of a continued increase in demand along with responsible forestry methods, the amount of US land covered by treed forests has grown by approximately 10 million acres in the last 10 years alone.  But what about before those 10 years?  If we look back four decades, forests have grown in area by almost 25%!

The case for using paper products and not listening to false “go-green” statements gets even better when you compare it to modern-day electronics recycling.  About 60% of all paper products are recycled and reused nationally while only 20% of unwanted electronics get recycled.  How good is this for the environment?