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Two Sides is an initiative by companies from the Graphic Communication Value Chain including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre press, press, finishing, publishing and printing. Membership spans Europe, the United States and Australia. Our common goal is to promote the responsible production and use of print and paper, and dispel common environmental misconceptions by providing users with verifiable information on why print and paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable communications medium.

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Two Sides UK Quick Fact Sheets Set The Record Straight

Release date: 25.02.2014 | images: 1

Tuesday 25th February 2013 London –

When it comes to the sustainability of Print and Paper, it is important to separate verifiable facts from opinions and misleading information. Fortunately, Two Sides ( has the resources that can help.

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Two Sides to launch in South Africa

Release date: 09.10.2013 | images: 3

12:00 hours 9th October 2013, London, UK – Two Sides, the international campaign which promotes the sustainability of print and paper media, has announced that, in cooperation with Printing SA, The Printing Industries Federation of South Africa, the Two Sides campaign will soon be launching in South Africa.

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Plastic or Paper banknotes? What does the British public think?

Release date: 30.09.2013 | images: 1

For the past three years the Bank of England has been conducting a research project looking at the materials on which banknotes are printed. In particular, the Bank has reviewed the relative merits of printing banknotes on polymer rather than the cotton paper as at present.

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Paper Bills and Statements; A Real Necessity In A Digital World

Release date: 25.07.2013 | images: 1

Two Sides launches survey into how consumers are reacting to ever increasing pressure to abandon paper bills and ‘go digital’

London, 0800 BST Thursday 25th July 2013. In an international survey from Two Sides carried out by research company Toluna, 2,500 consumers were asked their opinion on a variety of billing and statement related issues with a focus on the present supplier pressure to switch to electronic bills and statements; ‘e-billing’.

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Two Sides challenges incorrect ‘facts’ and exaggerated claims being made by the European Environmental Paper Network (EEPN)

Release date: 09.07.2013 | images: 1

It has come to the notice of Two Sides that the EEPN, European Environmental Paper Network, who claim to be ‘a network of non-profit organizations working together to accelerate social and environmental transformation in the paper industry’, is making claims about the sustainability of the paper and associated industries which either require substantiation or retraction. ‘EEPN Paper Facts’.

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Two Sides targets U.S. Consumers with New Ad Campaign

Release date: 29.05.2013 | images: 1

No Wonder You Love Paper Ads promote the Attractiveness and Sustainability of Magazines and Newspapers

CHICAGO, May 29, 2013 – As part of its expanding efforts to promote the sustainability of print and paper, Two Sides this month will begin working with U.S. magazine and newspaper publishers to reach consumers with the No Wonder You Love Paper ad campaign. One of the first ads to appear is in the June issue of National Geographic magazine. The campaign, which promotes the sustainability, visual appeal and versatility of magazines and newspapers, follows a similar, highly successful campaign in Europe that anticipates $10 million worth of in-kind ad placements in leading magazines and newspapers.

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Royal Mail announces its support of the Two Sides campaign

Release date: 18.03.2013 | images: 2

18th March 2013, London, UK – Two Sides announces today that Royal Mail is joining the Two Sides and Print Power campaigns. Royal Mail is a world leader in postal innovation and one of the UK’s largest companies.