Iranian Eco-Friendly Publication Being Printed on Stone Paper

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 08:32

An Iranian eco-friendly quarterly publication, ‘Gilgamesh magazine’, is being printed on stone paper and distributed by bike.

According to an ISCA report, Using papers create the largest component of solid waste in landfills and it uses up vast quantities of trees, therefore, some companies are evaluating their current processes and making some changes by using stone paper to preserve the environment.

Stone papers which are 100 percent recyclable and compostable, could reduce the toxic levels in garbage dumps. It does not require trees during its production, does not require water at its production, and it requires 50 percent less energy to produce one ton of stone paper compared to regular pulp paper, Tehran Times report.

In order to tackle air pollution, Gilgamesh quarterly magazine introduces the culture, tourism, history, and environment of Iran via Gilgamesh bikes throughout Tehran. Gilgamesh is named after the hero of the ancient epic poem from Mesopotamia of the same name with various sections of geography, Iranology, lifestyle, art, mythology, environment, and history.

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