One of the largest publishing companies in the world, HarperCollins, has recently announced its intention to adhere to its future activities only environmentally-oriented production of paper. Its essence is to completely stop using paper stock, produced as a result of deforestation.
Such a decision prompted the company independent research network of activists "Tropical Forest", with which the majority of children's books published by HarperCollins in order to implement the Christmas holidays were found fibers from trees grown in the tropics, are in a difficult environmental situation. Presumably, the trees were cut down in Indonesia.
The activists demanded that the publisher immediately cease use of such materials in its production and announce it publicly. HarperCollins followed this requirement and stated his rejection of conflicting sources of raw paper, which may contain fibers of tree species, endangered or growing in the primeval forests, tropical forests.
After such an event, bordered by industrial scandal, many publishers from around the world will have to make every effort to make the transition to a more friendly printing technologies for conservation and respect for customers. The trees themselves and the readers of these changes in the industry, of course, will only benefit.