Employees of Resolute's Calhoun (Tennessee) pulp, paper and tissue mill have been recognized by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with a Carbon Reduction Award for their significant reductions in emission rates for 2016.
The American government's imposition of duties on exports of Canadian newsprint will only accelerate the transition from print to digital and threaten thousands of U.S. jobs, says North America's largest newsprint producer.
Nordic electricity grids are unlikely to agree on a new system to balance power supply and demand before a January deadline as Finland opposes a proposal by Norway, Sweden and Denmark, the head of the Finnish grid says.
By the start of next year, China is expected to ban imports of 24 types of recycled materials, including mixed paper and various plastics. Beijing notified the World Trade Organization about the ban in July, an announcement that has shaken up world recycling markets and triggered fears of leftover scrap being dumped in U.S. landfills.
Two units within the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have been nationally recognized for sustainability initiatives and a proposal to use compost made of paper mill and vegetable by-products to improve soil and crops within the Central Sands agricultural region.
The U.S. Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. In the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the Postal Service also expects to deliver 850 million packages, which is more than a 10 percent increase compared to the same period last year.
Part of the Pratt Industries mission statement focuses on enhancing the communities in which we live and work through diverse philanthropic investments of resources and funding. It's a tradition begun by Pratt's late worldwide chairman, Richard Pratt and continues today by his family and the entire organization.