Paper is more than just paper

Each year, the world produces 300 million tons of paper.

Nearly 4 billion or 35% of the total trees cut around the world,
are used in paper industries.

In the last 20 years, the usage of paper products has increased
from 92 million tons to 208 million tons, which is a growth of 126%.

The average office goer uses 10,000 sheets of A4 copy paper a year for printing.
And globally, the most favoured official software being Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word
becomes the automatic choice.

What is cause for concern is the fact that the default setting of Microsoft Word leads to each
printed page having a wasted margin area of approximately 38%.

How you can help

All you have to do is download this widget which automatically changes the default
margin settings of your MS Word, reducing the margin area by 20%.
This small step can save millions of trees every year. Additionally, you can share this initiative
with your friends on social media, tagging Microsoft simultaneously.

The idea is to make this as big a movement as possible so that the wave reaches Microsoft
and compels them to #ReduceTheMargin.

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