Educators have been taught to create worksheets and print everything.
Look at all the paper in the trash or recycling bin at your school by
the end of the day. The first thing you can do is rethink how you use
paper and why. Before you print out your email or type up your lesson
plan to print, consider the following facts about paper. [Source]
United States wastes approximately 749 pounds of paper a year... per
person. That would be one tree per person... if all trees were 18
inches around and 100 feet tall.
Each ton of recycled paper
saves 17 trees, 7,000 ... more...