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Magazine Publishers of America Please Recycle Campaign

an industry-wide public education campaign the Magazine Publishers of America is undertaking to get readers to recycle their magazines when they are done enjoying them

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A Quick Tip by Chilis_Driver

  • Mar 20, 2010
Reuse - Take your old mags to the local laundromat. They appreciate the reading material. Remove your address label.
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Quick Tip by . August 04, 2010
posted in Green Living
Magazines are not just for reading anymore. By buying a magazine, you also are making a contribution to a better environment by taking the time to recycle it.
review by . March 13, 2010
posted in Green Living
I was looking through a magazine a few weeks and was a little surprised at what I saw on one of the pages. It was a logo that read "Please Recycle This Magazine. Remove Inserts or Samples Before Recycling". I thought that was pretty cool. I was going to recycle this magazine anyway, but I know that magazines aren't exactly the first thing you think of that can be easily recycled. And seeing this logo (at right) is a little reminder to that fact. More and more cities are taking and …
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The Please Recycle campaign is an industry-wide public education campaign the Magazine Publishers of America is undertaking with its member publications to get readers to recycle their magazines when they are done enjoying them. The centerpiece of the campaign is a pair of please recycle logos that MPA will be working with its members to prominently display in every issue of their magazines. The key objectives of the campaign are to overcome the lack of public awareness that magazines can be recycled in the vast majority of communities in the U.S. and, thereby, increase the percentage of used magazines that are recycled.

MPA is working with its members on several other educational initiatives, including a revised, in-depth, environmental handbook covering all the environmental issues relevant to magazine publishing, and creating an environmental resources section on the MPA website. In addition, MPA is pursuing several initiatives to improve magazines environmental performance. These include improving retail sales efficiency for magazines sold at newsstands and other retail outlets and encouraging an increase in the availability and use of magazine papers certified for sustainable forestry harvesting practices.
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