Do we really need printed paper any longer? When you look in your mail box and have 20 or more solicitation's all printed on paper or card stock that smell like chemicals or whatever they produce these junk mail pieces on. I understand some print on paper is still needed, but stop the junk mail and robo calls
Think about it
It appears that operational restructuring will cause the demise of the print edition of USA Today: https://www.poynter.org/business-wo...tehouse-and-gannett-merge-signs-point-to-yes/
Why bother with print when you can use Adobe products and the cloud to produce print at the targeted audience.
For one so good at accurate reporting and debunking of myths and rumors, I'm a little surprised that Gordo would post a story such as this.
Surely the end will come at some point, but print is still an influential form of propaganda for individual owners (eg. Jeff Bezos, Patrick Soon-Shiong, and other billionaires) and corporations with left, or right (but mostly left) leaning newsrooms.
Sustainable Printing Goes Far Beyond Using FSC Certified or Recycled Paper
This informative paper on deinking: demand, principles, problems and solutions also explains why printing technologies are not all equally compatible with paper recycling systems; and why just a small fraction of printed material in the paper can cause difficulties.
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