Paper bags in Canada are made from a renewable resource. They are also widely recyclable and compostable. And unlike almost all other Canadian products, most of the energy to make paper bags is supplied by renewable biomass. The industry also replants far more trees than it uses itself.
The information here, compiled by the Canadian paper packaging industry’s environmental council (PPEC), and is based on a wide range of industry and government data and/or reports from independent agencies. It is designed to be accurate, concise, and current.
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