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Kimberly-Clark Continues Crucial Work Amidst Pandemic to Address the Global Sanitation Crisis
Kimberly-Clark Continues Crucial Work Amidst Pandemic to Address the Global Sanitation Crisis

As the pandemic has unfolded, many people focused on access to essential products such as toilet paper. Yet over 2 billion people - or 1 in 4 - around the world - continue to lack access to basic sanitation, including a toilet. Additionally, 785 million - or 1 in 10 - do not have clean water close to home.

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Pactiv Evergreen Commits to 100 Percent Recycled, Recyclable or Renewable Materials
Pactiv Evergreen Commits to 100 Percent Recycled, Recyclable or Renewable Materials

Evergreen Packaging was recently integrated into Pactiv after operating separately under the same holding company.

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Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals
Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, and Fiorini International, a leading Italian packaging converter, have developed Italy's first 100% recyclable paper rice bag for Italian rice producer Riseria Vignola Giovanni. Made of Mondi Advantage Smooth White Strong paper, the new 'Rice Bag' will support Vignola's sustainability aims to reduce use of plastic packaging.

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Nearly a third of Indonesia forest fires are in pulp, palm areas: Greenpeace
Nearly a third of Indonesia forest fires are in pulp, palm areas: Greenpeace

Forested areas greater than the size of the Netherlands have been burned in Indonesia in the past five years, with 30% of the fires occurring on pulpwood and palm oil concessions, environmental group Greenpeace said.

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Replacing fossil-based plastics with renewables - introducing Mysoda's new sparkling water makers made of innovative UPM Formi EcoAce
Replacing fossil-based plastics with renewables - introducing Mysoda's new sparkling water makers made of innovative UPM Formi EcoAce

UPM Biocomposites and Finnish Mysoda have collaborated to create a range of sparkling water makers made almost entirely out of renewable materials.

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Heroic Driver Comes To The Rescue, Fights Fire
Heroic Driver Comes To The Rescue, Fights Fire

For Sunbury Company Driver, Jarrod Brennan, it was all about being the right person, in the right place, at the right time. Around 1:30 AM on Sunday, September 27, the young professional driver was delivering freight to Irving Tissue, based in Dieppe NB. After exiting the truck, he noticed a strange glow behind the customer's neighbouring plant, Master Packaging.

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New Nonwoven Development Center at Hof University goes on line in cooperation with Lenzing
New Nonwoven Development Center at Hof University goes on line in cooperation with Lenzing

Lenzing Group, a leading manufacturer of wood-based cellulose specialty fibers, and Hof University opened a new Nonwoven Development Center (VEZ).

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Is Going Paperless Really Better for the Environment?
Is Going Paperless Really Better for the Environment?

Many banks, utilities, telecoms and other service providers continue to encourage (and sometimes force) their customers to switch from paper to electronic communications, using claims that electronic communication is "greener," "saves trees" or "protects the planet" as justification.

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Employment Insurance Changes Welcome, but Must Be Made Permanent - Steelworkers
Employment Insurance Changes Welcome, but Must Be Made Permanent - Steelworkers

The United Steelworkers (USW), representing more than 14,000 workers in the forestry sector, are welcoming recent changes to Employment Insurance (EI) that will make it easier for workers to access benefits - at least in the short term.

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Two Georgia-Pacific Recycled Paper Mills Open Opportunities for Paper Cup Recycling
Two Georgia-Pacific Recycled Paper Mills Open Opportunities for Paper Cup Recycling

Georgia-Pacific announced that it is now accepting mixed paper bales that contain single-use polyethylene (PE)-coated paper cups at its recycled paper mills in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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Forestry Workers Welcome WTO Decision on U.S. Softwood Tariffs, Time to Settle Long-Standing Dispute
Forestry Workers Welcome WTO Decision on U.S. Softwood Tariffs, Time to Settle Long-Standing Dispute

The United Steelworkers union (USW) welcomes the latest decision in Canada's favour from the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the long-standing U.S. softwood lumber dispute.

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Forest trips introduce the multipurpose use of forests to sixth grade students
Forest trips introduce the multipurpose use of forests to sixth grade students

This August and September, UPM will be organizing forest trips for 6th grade primary school students in five different Finnish cities, where UPM's mills are located.

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As online shopping continues to grow, brands should consider consumers' packaging preferences
As online shopping continues to grow, brands should consider consumers' packaging preferences

The coronavirus pandemic's demand-shock, brick-and-mortar store closures and stay-at-home orders have upended retail sales.

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International Paper Joins Savannah River Clean Water Fund
International Paper Joins Savannah River Clean Water Fund

International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined the Savannah River Clean Water Fund (Fund), a coordinated effort to permanently protect and responsibly manage forests - nature's water filter - in the Savannah River watershed.

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Coronavirus and papermaking woes bring tough times to Maine's logging industry
Coronavirus and papermaking woes bring tough times to Maine's logging industry

'This is probably the lowest point that I've ever seen,' says one logging industry veteran and association president.

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Domino's teams with WestRock to encourage more recycling of pizza boxes
Domino's teams with WestRock to encourage more recycling of pizza boxes

In an effort to encourage more recycling, Domino's and its primary box supplier, WestRock, have launched recycling.dominos.com to encourage and educate pizza lovers about their recyclables. Domino's worked with WestRock earlier this year to increase the recycled content in its pizza boxes from 40 percent to 72 percent and says they are designed for at least seven recycling cycles.

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Sappi develops new, skin-friendly hand-sanitizer ingredient
Sappi develops new, skin-friendly hand-sanitizer ingredient

Sappi has launched a skin- and planet-friendly hand hygiene ingredient - Valida - which is based on cellulose and is intended to be used by hygiene product manufacturers in products like hand sanitisers.

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Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions
Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

Tetra Pak reconfirms its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an intermediate 2030 target of net zero carbon emissions across its own operations.

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Paperitalo Announces 2021 Mill Directories
Paperitalo Announces 2021 Mill Directories

Paperitalo Publications, LLC announced today it is releasing "Paperitalo's Pretty Good Pulp and Paper Mill Directories 2021 Interactive." This revolutionary 6 volume set covers all the pulp and paper mills in the United States.

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Celebrating Ten Years as Twin Rivers Paper Company
Celebrating Ten Years as Twin Rivers Paper Company

Ten years later, the hard work, strategic vision, and the diligence of our dedicated workforce paid off. We are a bigger, stronger, and more financially stable company with 1400+ employees in two countries and seven communities and the capacity to produce 550,000 TPY of specialty paper and 175,000 MMFBM of lumber.

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(Adv.) Allnorth Americas knows remote
(Adv.) Allnorth Americas knows remote

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jay Miele, Vice President of Allnorth Americas in Alpharetta, Georgia. Allnorth Americas (www.allnorth.com) is an engineering firm headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, with offices across North America. Allnorth has perfected working remotely, meaning using professionals in their various offices collaboratively in real time to execute clients' projects. No longer is there a need to move people from office to office or office to site to quickly and efficiently execute engineering projects.

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Businesses, including paper mill, provide toilet paper bonuses amid shortage
Businesses, including paper mill, provide toilet paper bonuses amid shortage

Clearwater paper, which produces toilet paper at its mill in Lewiston, confirmed that the company was gifting 36 rolls of bathroom tissue to each of its 3,300 employees.

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Corrugated Box Industry Keeps Supply Chain Moving Amid COVID-19 Challenges
Corrugated Box Industry Keeps Supply Chain Moving Amid COVID-19 Challenges

The manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes are working to keep transport packaging flowing to makers of essential products including packaging for food and other consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical products, tissue and hygiene products and more amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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McGraw-Hill Reports Company-Wide Sales of Digital Products Overtake Print for the First Time in a Fiscal Year
McGraw-Hill Reports Company-Wide Sales of Digital Products Overtake Print for the First Time in a Fiscal Year

Strong growth in digital sales was largely driven by continued expansion of Inclusive Access programs, now available on over 1,000 college campuses.

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Stora Enso tests autonomous trucks
Stora Enso tests autonomous trucks

Stora Enso, a major Finnish forestry renewable materials company, is testing an autonomous truck in their mill area in Uimaharju, Eastern Finland.

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