June 6, 2007
Survey: paperless office needed more to be done
More companies in Singapore increase their use of paper and more than half
of them have no guidelines on paper reduction, according to a recent
A recycling survey on 100 Singapore companies showed that 43 percent
companies were increasing the use of paper while only 18 percent companies
reducing usage, local television Channel News Asia reported June 5.
It seems that paper is still the way most people process information, said
the report. It also showed that more than half of the companies surveyed
also had no guidelines on the use of paper. But multinational companies
seem to have more environmental consciousness as they implement paper
saving measures on directions from overseas head offices.
However, the good news was that 75 percent of the companies now sent paper
for recycling, up from less than 20 percent in 2005. Channel News Asia