Laughing responsibly: The environmentally friendly side of WTF Notebooks


17 April 2024 by WTF Notebooks

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As Earth Day rolls around once again, it's time to reflect on how we can all do our part to protect this beautiful planet we call home. At WTF Notebooks, we take environmental responsibility seriously while still bringing laughter and joy to our customers. Let's take a closer look at how we aim to make a difference:

Less waste, more laughs

We’ve got a knack for making statements – both in the comedy department and in our commitment to sustainability. Our secret sauce? A print-on-demand approach, coupled with state-of-the-art digital-to-print processes.

Unlike traditional stationery manufacturers drowning in excess inventory, we print only what our customers order. This not only keeps our shelves clutter-free but also minimizes waste and the need for giant warehouses filled with stockpiles of unsold notebooks. It's like Marie Kondo-ing our shelves while giving the planet a thumbs-up.

Local printing, global impact

The environment holds a special place in our hearts. That's why we've chosen to print locally, right in the heart of Utah, USA. By keeping production close to home, we're saying "see ya later" to those giant container ships traversing the oceans and polluting our precious waterways. Plus, shorter shipping distances mean fewer carbon emissions, helping to keep our planet a little greener.

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Sustainable from cover to cover

Now, let's talk paper – you know, the stuff that makes a notebook a notebook. WTF Notebooks are exclusively printed on paper that is certified to originate from responsibly managed forests, preventing deforestation and maintaining forest stability. What’s more, our paper suppliers advocate for biodiversity preservation and uphold the rights of indigenous communities and workers.

So rest assured, every time you jot down your shopping list or scribble a witty comeback, know that you're using paper endorsed by Mother Nature herself.

A (mostly) paperless office

Believe it or not, but the WTF Notebooks headquarters are run as a paperless office. Yes, you read that right! We may be in the business of notebooks, but that doesn't mean we're drowning in a sea of paper waste. In fact, we've embraced the digital age with open arms, retiring our office printer in favor of digital communication.

Of course, we still scribble and brainstorm in our own notebooks. But our team exclusively uses production misprints, items returned due to shipping issues or old props used in our marketing, giving them a second chance at life.

A final word

As you celebrate Earth Day this year, consider how you can make a difference in your own way. Whether it's supporting environmentally conscious businesses or making small changes in your daily life, every action counts.

So, let's keep this planet spinning – one hilarious notebook at a time!

Happy Earth Day, you awesome humans!

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