It may be recyclable but that certainly doesn't mean paper is carbon neutral; far from it. Deforestation, water pollution and waste are 3 major consequences of paper production. Worldwide, the pulp and paper industry is the fifth largest consumer of energy, accounting for 4% of all the world's energy use ! The pulp and paper industry uses more water to produce a ton of product than any other industry. What can you do? Here are 4 tips to go paper-free right now!