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Former Madison, Maine mill receiving equipment as timber tech firm preps for unique use
Former Madison, Maine mill receiving equipment as timber tech firm preps for unique use

By summertime, manufacturing equipment will be on its way to the Madison site, now called Timber Pure Technologies.

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Trase: Indonesia's pulp sector has achieved 85% reduction of deforestation since 2011, but remains dependent on carbon-intensive peatland plantations
Trase: Indonesia's pulp sector has achieved 85% reduction of deforestation since 2011, but remains dependent on carbon-intensive peatland plantations

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.

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Resolute: A first virtual head office?
Resolute: A first virtual head office?

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.

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Huggies® Brand To Hero Newborns Like Never Before In First-Ever Big Game Commercial
Huggies® Brand To Hero Newborns Like Never Before In First-Ever Big Game Commercial

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.

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Rayonier Advance Materials' Fernandina Facility marks
Rayonier Advance Materials' Fernandina Facility marks "10 Million Ton Milestone"

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.

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Canada's Multicultural Music Stars Urge Canadians to Never Give Up, Keep Going! in New Kruger Products Masterbrand Campaign
Canada's Multicultural Music Stars Urge Canadians to Never Give Up, Keep Going! in New Kruger Products Masterbrand Campaign

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.

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USW Mourns Paperworkers President Wayne E. Glenn
USW Mourns Paperworkers President Wayne E. Glenn

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.

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Trees that once fed Duluth paper mill could become tinder for wildfires
Trees that once fed Duluth paper mill could become tinder for wildfires

A pest that's killing spruce and balsam firs is making the problem worse.

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Canada's Forest Sector Offers Recommendations to Federal Government on Green Recovery
Canada's Forest Sector Offers Recommendations to Federal Government on Green Recovery

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.

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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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