By summertime, manufacturing equipment will be on its way to the Madison site, now called Timber Pure Technologies.
New Trase data shows Indonesia's substantial success in reducing deforestation rates in the pulp sector is undermined by the impact of developing pulpwood plantations on peatlands - associated with greenhouse gas emissions, fire risk and haze. The data shines a light on the complexity of addressing environmental risks; detailing 170,000 hectares deforested in pulpwood concessions between 2015-2019, despite the zero-deforestation commitments established by leading producers in 2013-2015.
Before the pandemic, Resolute was considering teleworking for its head office employees, explains Yves Laflamme, CEO of the company. "We wanted to do a pilot project, but since the start of the pandemic, we have had our pilot project. We are 100% teleworking and it still works well, "he said.
U.S. Kimberly-Clark brand, Huggies®, is proud to announce its debut appearance in the big game on February 7, with a new commercial welcoming newborn babies to the world. The 30-second spot airing in the second quarter is planning to feature babies born that very day, a first for both the company and the broadcast itself.
Rayonier Advanced Materials' (RYAM) announced its Fernandina Plant--a fixture of the Nassau County community since 1937--has produced 10 million tons of high purity cellulose.
Canada is built on a foundation of diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. We celebrate our cultural mosaic, yet rarely see it come to life in brand advertising.
The United Steelworkers (USW) said that the union is saddened by the news that former United Paperworkers International Union President Wayne E. Glenn passed away on January 3, 2021.
A pest that's killing spruce and balsam firs is making the problem worse.
Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released Innovative, Sustainable, Resilient: Recommendations from Canada's Forest Sector to Drive Economic Recovery and a Net-Zero Carbon Future.
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.
Evergreen Packaging was recently integrated into Pactiv after operating separately under the same holding company.
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.
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.
UPM Biocomposites and Finnish Mysoda have collaborated to create a range of sparkling water makers made almost entirely out of renewable materials.
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.
Lenzing Group, a leading manufacturer of wood-based cellulose specialty fibers, and Hof University opened a new Nonwoven Development Center (VEZ).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic's demand-shock, brick-and-mortar store closures and stay-at-home orders have upended retail sales.
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.
'This is probably the lowest point that I've ever seen,' says one logging industry veteran and association president.
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.