# Question: How Many Trees Does It Take To Make A Book?

So it would take about 8 of these trees to produce between 1,000 and 2,000 pounds of paper, Since a typical 500-sheet packet of the paper weighs 5 pounds, that’s 10,000 to 20,000 sheets per tree, which doesn’t sound all that bad.

## How many trees are used to make a book?

In the USA in one year, 2 billion books are produced. To get the paper for these books requires consuming 32 million trees. We can estimate that one tree yields enough paper for 62.5 books. (Of course, these numbers vary depending on which expert you choose to believe.)

## How many trees does it take to make a notebook?

A single pine tree at a paper mill’s tree farm will produce about 60,000 sheets of 8.5×11″ so with a notebook at 40–100 sheets (or less)…

## How many trees does it take to make a school textbook?

According to the CaféScribe study, a student starting school this fall using digital textbooks rather than their more expensive counterparts would save nearly 50,000 sheets of paper — enough to preserve six trees — over the course of 4-years at a university.

## How many trees does it take to make a newspaper?

It takes 12 trees to make one ton of 100 percent non-recycled newsprint. It would take a little more than half a tree to make a carton (10 reams) of 100 percent, non-recycled 20-lb. copier paper. One tree makes 16.67 reams of copy paper, or 8,333.3 sheets.