It’s long been a tradition to footnote personal emails with quotes, personal musings, or statements that reflect your views. It’s an easy way to put your message out for consumption without getting too detailed. These days tweets have taken this to the next level, sometimes several levels too many. Some of the first email tags were environmental, everyone remembers this one
“Please consider the environment before printing this email”
This appeared quite a while back during the “paperless office” campaigns back in the 90s. The idea being that by reducing paper use in favor of electronic communications, we are saving trees. Many years later the online world has expanded beyond anything people could have imagined, bringing with it new information about the evolution of the paper and digital industries.
The folks at twosidesna.org have put together a collection of myth-busting facts about the paper industry that we thought you might find interesting. Please visit their site to learn more.