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Consumers Are Not Fooled By The Push to
Consumers Are Not Fooled By The Push to "Go Paperless" They Know It's Cost Shifting, Still Print Docs Themselves

Who doesn't feel a rush of joy when they open a handwritten card or letter received in the mail? Many of us rediscovered the simple, yet powerful pleasures of keeping in touch with pen, paper and a postage stamp during the pandemic.

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It's National Forest Products Week
It's National Forest Products Week

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued a statement in celebration of the 61st anniversary of National Forest Products Week (October 17-23).

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RMR Mechanical acquires George H. Bodman, Inc.
RMR Mechanical acquires George H. Bodman, Inc.

RMR Mechanical is excited to announce the acquisition of George H. Bodman, Inc. as of Thursday, September 23, 2021. Going forward, the consulting entity will be known as Bodman Services LLC, a subsidiary of RMR Mechanical. Bodman Services LLC is a reputed industry leader in their field with over 34 years of experience offering a full range of consulting services for chemical/vapor phase/mechanical cleaning applications.

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McDonald's in Canada Starts using Wooden Cutlery, Paper Straws
McDonald's in Canada Starts using Wooden Cutlery, Paper Straws

The wooden utensils and stir sticks are being implemented in the restaurants this month and the company expects the last plastic straw to be used in Canada by December. This will remove single-use plastics and is part of McDonald's plan to source all its primary customer packaging with renewable or recycled sources.

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More Than 810 Companies Have Removed Misleading Anti-Paper Statements in Response to Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwash Campaign
More Than 810 Companies Have Removed Misleading Anti-Paper Statements in Response to Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwash Campaign

Since 2010, the Two Sides campaign has successfully influenced the change or removal of misleading environmental claims by more than 810 organizations globally, 149 of them in the United States and Canada, including many of the world's largest corporations.

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Mercer Timber Products launches project on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Mercer Timber Products launches project on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity refers to the existence of diverse identities and cultures within and between human groups and societies. This includes people with different political, ethnic, religious, and socio-demographic backgrounds; different genders, gender identities, ages, and sexual orientation.

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Send a Card and Deliver a Smile! Celebrate Thinking of You Week with
Send a Card and Deliver a Smile! Celebrate Thinking of You Week with "Message Monsters" Stamps

Who doesn't feel a rush of joy when they open a handwritten card or letter received in the mail? Many of us rediscovered the simple, yet powerful pleasures of keeping in touch with pen, paper and a postage stamp during the pandemic.

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Mercer International: Sustainability Does Not Come for Free
Mercer International: Sustainability Does Not Come for Free

To meet the market demand for an increasing volume of labelled products, Mercer has committed to an ambitious goal: by 2030, at least 80% of the wood used to manufacture our products will be certified.

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North American paper industry merger sets off environmental alarms
North American paper industry merger sets off environmental alarms

Canadian firm Paper Excellence plans to acquire U.S. pulp and paper giant Domtar, with shareholders overwhelmingly approving the proposed merger.

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Paper, Climate Change and Common Sense
Paper, Climate Change and Common Sense

Paper producers' commitment to sustainable forest management, the use of renewable, carbon neutral energy, and strong support and investment in recycling has transformed the circularity of paper products from vision to reality, and will help to drive further GHG emission reductions.

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Can Seaweed Reduce the Scourge of Plastic Waste? Packaging Leader DS Smith Looking to Use Seaweed as Alternative Fiber Source
Can Seaweed Reduce the Scourge of Plastic Waste? Packaging Leader DS Smith Looking to Use Seaweed as Alternative Fiber Source

Seaweed project part of company's $140M circular economy research, development program.

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Agenda for Specialty Papers US 2021 Features FiberLean, Domtar, Ahlstrom Munksjö, Stora Enso, and Much More!
Agenda for Specialty Papers US 2021 Features FiberLean, Domtar, Ahlstrom Munksjö, Stora Enso, and Much More!

The agenda has been released for Specialty Papers US 2021, coming to Milwaukee, WI, and being featured online, November 2-3, 2021.

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Paper Communications Bridge the Digital Divide. So Why Are Companies and Policymakers Removing Them?
Paper Communications Bridge the Digital Divide. So Why Are Companies and Policymakers Removing Them?

If we care about closing the digital divide, we should also be concerned about the assault on paper options that millions need to cross over it.

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How Do We End the Myths About Paper Use and Forests? Everybody has a Part to Play!
How Do We End the Myths About Paper Use and Forests? Everybody has a Part to Play!

North American consumers are increasingly aware of the environmental impacts of the products they buy and use, and they want to do the right things. But when it comes to paper products, the right things are often buried under an avalanche of misinformation and outright falsehoods that are made to sound plausible. Environmental advocacy is too often wrapped in a veneer of misleading, science-sounding terminology, or worse, reduced to slogans like "paper equals deforestation" or "billions of trees are cut down every year to make paper packaging."

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DS Smith Survey on Shopper Struggles: Hard-to-open Products, Packages Are a Pain Point in Online Boom
DS Smith Survey on Shopper Struggles: Hard-to-open Products, Packages Are a Pain Point in Online Boom

OUCH - More than a third of consumers have hurt themselves prying open boxes.

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Ransomware Attacks Target Companies and Consumers Alike: Having Paper and Offline Backups Can Reduce Harms and Risks
Ransomware Attacks Target Companies and Consumers Alike: Having Paper and Offline Backups Can Reduce Harms and Risks

Ransomware attacks are making headlines with worrisome frequency. In May, 45% of the fuel supply for the east coast of the United States was disrupted when cybercriminals took Colonial Pipeline's computer network hostage. This latest digital exploit, which created massive commercial and consumer havoc, was international news. Missing from most reporting, however, were the facts that consumers are increasingly targeted as well - and simple steps like maintaining paper and offline backups of important records can greatly reduce the devastation.

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It Pays to Engage the News Media
It Pays to Engage the News Media

Popular Science Publishes More Balanced Article on the Sustainability of Paper Products

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DS Smith Survey: Who's Most Eager to Recycle? It's Baby Boomers
DS Smith Survey: Who's Most Eager to Recycle? It's Baby Boomers

Poll also finds America's shoppers feeling boxed in ... but loving it.

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Consumers Ask: Have Even More Important Financial Notices Been Pushed Online?
Consumers Ask: Have Even More Important Financial Notices Been Pushed Online?

Consumers who followed our coverage of new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rules that allow employer-sponsored retirement plans to automatically switch from paper to digital notices without asking are now wondering if similar abuse of communications preferences is happening with individual investment accounts. The short answer is yes.

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Five Signs Those Anti-Paper Studies May Be Bogus ... And How to Spot Them
Five Signs Those Anti-Paper Studies May Be Bogus ... And How to Spot Them

You've seen them in popular periodicals, industry newsletters and in your email: some self-interested group announces the completion of a "scientific comparison" that "proves" the superiority of an alternative material or "environmentally friendly" substitute for paper or paper-based packaging. The study appears to have all the trappings and buzz words of legitimate research, but is it?

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Stora Enso Oyj : Working together for a carbon neutral future - the Stora Enso and Gasum collaboration at Nymölla biogas plant has been inaugurated
Stora Enso Oyj : Working together for a carbon neutral future - the Stora Enso and Gasum collaboration at Nymölla biogas plant has been inaugurated

After years in the works, Stora Enso and energy company Gasum officially opened a biogas plant at Stora Enso's Nymölla Mill in Sweden on 27 April 2021.

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DS Smith and Solarenn : a zero plastic partnership
DS Smith and Solarenn : a zero plastic partnership

This commitment fits the expectations of the French consumers, who are increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of their consumption and who are now questioning the food industry . For the past 2 years, there is indeed strong consumer's pressure to eliminate single-use plastic.

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Novolex Offers New Solutions for Restaurants, Serving Up 'Drinks to Go'
Novolex Offers New Solutions for Restaurants, Serving Up 'Drinks to Go'

Restaurants can choose from a variety of ingenious cups and containers so customers can enjoy cocktails at home with their takeout

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Show Don't Tell When It Comes to Reminding Consumers to Recycle
Show Don't Tell When It Comes to Reminding Consumers to Recycle

New research from the Carton Council reinforces that consumers don't speak the same language as those in the recycling and packaging industries.

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Two Sides Responds to Misleading Claims about the Sustainability of Paper Products in Popular Science
Two Sides Responds to Misleading Claims about the Sustainability of Paper Products in Popular Science

An article titled "Modern paper use is wildly unsustainable" recently appeared in Popular Science. Two Sides responded to the publication to set the record straight.

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