Why Printed News Still Rules

Despite our digital world and the convenience it can offer, printed news remains effective and relevant. Here are some of the benefits of printed news: ...

The Paperless Designer – A Scary Thought

In our digital world the word ‘paperless’ gets thrown around a bit carelessly in my opinion. There are just some things that shouldn’t, or flat out can’t, be done without some paper usage. In fact, the list of such activities is pretty lengthy. One in particular stood out to me: graphic design. ...

The Blueline By Domtar Fall Reading List

Fall is officially here and as the weather gets cooler I envision nights curled up near a fire with a steaming cup of hot tea or cocoa and of course a good book. This season there is no shortage of good reading material out there. Several of the current bestsellers are printed on none other than our very own Domtar paper. Here are a few titles to add to your fall reading list: ...

Smithsonian Spotlights America’s Mailing Industry

“America’s mailing industry is quite possibly the most successful government–private sector partnership in our nation’s history,” said Allen Kane, director of the museum. “We are excited to tell this story, as most people don’t even know the industry exists.” ...

Labor Day – A Celebration of the American Worker

The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City. The observance included a street parade that exhibited “the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor unions”, followed with a festival for the workers and their families. ...

Paper Use is on the Rise in the Classroom

It’s that time of year for students to head back to the classroom, and as every parent is diligently stocking up on school supplies, be sure to include plenty of paper. A recent report by the Paper and Packaging Board revealed that paper is thriving in the classroom, despite a generation of students who have never known the world without the internet. ...

Tried and True Non-Tech School Supplies

A new school year will start soon for many students and based off what I have witnessed on my recent shopping excursions; it would seem the back-to-school shopping frenzy is in full swing. ...

A Paperless Education, Easier Said Than Done

According to the Sputnik News article, “Missing the Cut: Norway’s First Paperless School Fails to Cut Paper Waste”, a school in Drammen, Norway tried to drastically scale back on their paper usage but were not able to make much progress. ...

Do Children Exposed to Paper Books Earn More Money as Adults?

I can speak from experience that every parent wants their child to grow-up and be a smart, successful adult. It turns out that books, the real, physical, actual book, play an important role in a child’s future earning potential.  A recent study by Italy’s University of Padova, showed that children who grew up with 10 or more non-school books in the home earned more money as adults. ...