Kw-logo-smaller

Harry Potter Saves the Forests!

Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix is due out June 21, 2003
The Order of the Phoenix

With a wave of a wand and a simple consisto amputatus, Raincoast Books, the Canadian publishers of the Harry Potter series, will release the only edition of The Order of the Phoenix to be printed on 100 percent recycled paper, processed chlorine free. The Canadian edition of J.K. Rowling's 768 page book is, in her words, "helping to save magnificent forests in the muggle world."

Raincoast is the first and only of the 55 Harry Potter publishers worldwide to print on the Ancient Forest-friendly paper. And if that's not enough number-crunching, Raincoast alone is printing over 900,000 copies of The Order of the Phoenix. Now multiply that by 55. That is a lot of trees. Somewhere out there is one very happy Lorax. (For the non-picture book readers, that's Dr.Seuss.)

More Forestry Facts:

By printing on Ancient Forest-friendly paper Raincoast Books is saving:
  • 29,640 trees ( a forest larger than Central Park in New York City.)
  • 47,007,044 litres of water (enough to fill 31 Olympic-sized swimming pools.)
  • 633,557 kilograms of solid waste (approximately the weight of 155 average female elephants.)
  • 20,248 BTU's of electricity (enough electricity to power the average North American home for 195 years - or Justin Guarini's hair dryer for a week.)

    Related Stories:

  • Quiz! Which Harry Potter Character Are You?
  • Casting Call: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Other Book Shelf News & Reviews!
  • readers voted!

    Comments

    JennyD

    JennyD wrote:

    this is nice to look at O_o
    commented: Sat Sep 07, 2013

    Ginnyweasley12
    wow!
    commented: Sat Sep 07, 2013

    Ginnyweasley12
    wow!
    commented: Sat Sep 07, 2013

    there are 3 more comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like it!

    latest videos

    F1054931460656

    What is Harry's Wand Made Of?

    • Harry's wand is oak with a unicorn horn core.
    • His holly tree wand has a phoenix feather in it.
    • Harry used cedar and veela hair to make his wand.
    • It's made of stronger stuff than Ron's busted wand!

    related stories

    Random in the forums

    jordand08
    jordand08 posted in General:
    Cat fish
    reply about 3 hours
    Macbarbie09
    Macbarbie09 posted in General:
    Zachary!  [s:p/zsw] [s:p/zt3] [s:p/zxl] [s:p/10f2] [s:p/o90] [s:p/zon] [s:p/oaq]  :) :( :/ :| Xp :punk =( ;) :love :mad :sad :angel :o) :O :D  8) :p :S :e :vampire :tired :asleep :devil :blush :annoyed :angry :confused :bigfrown :hippie
    reply about 5 hours
    xXFangsXx
    xXFangsXx posted in Debating:
    Well, not nessesarily. If you like him then tell him. The worst he can say is no! And trust me, I have gone through this many times!
    reply about 5 hours
    american_brit
    It really depends. I can be pretty shy at times...  but, I'm usually not around my friends. In fact, it can be quite the opposite xD
    reply about 5 hours
    iNutellaTwilight
    Yusuf
    reply about 6 hours

    play online games

    Valantine-day-crossword-thumb

    Valentine's Day is almost here! Time for candy, hearts, flowers, love and, of co...

    Goodgameempire-thumb

    Goodgame Empire is a great strategy title by Goodgame Studios. Build your own ca...

    Black-history-month-crossword-pre

    Black History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing contributions of African ...

    Black-history-month-crossword-pre

    Black History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing contributions of African ...

    Blobthrower-thumb

    Shoot blobs with different properties to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be r...

    Candy-cash-thumb

    Candy's got her candies into a terrible mess, can you help her to sort them out?

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    _thumb_100x100

    Bloons 2 is here! A worthy and awesome sequel at last to our original Bloons gam...