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Kodak Moments Photo Paper Earns Prestigious FSC® Certification

Third-Party Certifier SCS Global Services Validates Achievement
Press Release
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ Kodak Moments, a leading global provider of photo products and services to retailers, consumers, and entertainment properties, announced that its thermal paper products, used across Kodak Moments retail destinations nationwide, are now certified under the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody (CoC) standard.

Timberland Partners with United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate in support of the Great Green Wall

Brand joins sustainability leaders at United Nations Climate Week in New York to help fight the global climate emergency
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STRATHAM, N.H., September 27, 2019 – Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland announces a partnership with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate to support the Great Green Wall as a nature-based solution to fight the global climate crisis.

Locally Grown Locally Served

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Our mill in Windsor, Quebec, serves a global export market. Customers appreciate the sustainability of the Windsor operation and the local forests that support it.

While we have always used locally grown wood to make paper, there are some important benefits from shortening the distance we haul from the forest to the mill.

With 50,000 trucks hauling wood annually, and an average haul distance to the mill of 120 miles, road safety, truck noise, greenhouse gas emissions, and labor availability are some of the issues we manage every day along with controlling freight costs. 

New Soap with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to Hit Hotels Worldwide, Including Marriott Properties

SCS Global Services certifies This Works soap from Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, under RSPO standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. Sep 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hospitality product distributor Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, is now offering a new soap line, called This Works, which contains palm oil certified under the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard by internationally recognized third-party SCS Global Services (SCS). As of June 2019, the Company has made this body soap available to all customers and has plans to install it in Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

Back to the Future

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It has been a long, long time since automobile dashboards were made from wood. You can still find them in antique car collections.

Today, the interior components of the car you drive are most likely made from Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – or, ABS plastic – which is derived from petroleum.

However, your next car may very well have a dashboard made, in part, from wood.

HP Partners with World Wildlife Fund on Forest Protection, Restoration and Management

Summary: 
  • HP announces next step towards creating a forest positive[1] future for printing
  • Partners with World Wildlife Fund to take actions that are positive for forests 
  • Contributes to forest protection, restoration and improved forest management 
  • Commits to the restoration, protection and conservation of 200,000 acres of forest
  • Responds to consumer demand for forest conservation beyond sustainable sourcing
  • Invites suppliers to lead with Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) certification  
  • International Paper and FSC endorse HP Sustainable Forests Cooperative[2]
Press Release
  • HP announces next step towards creating a forest positive[1] future for printing
  • Partners with World Wildlife Fund to take actions that are positive for forests 
  • Contributes to forest protection, restoration and improved forest management 
  • Commits to the restoration, protection and conservation of 200,000 acres of forest
  • Responds to consumer demand for forest conservation beyond sustainable sourcing
  • Invites suppliers to lead with Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) certification  
  • International Paper and FSC endorse HP Sustainable Forests Cooperative[2]

Appalachian Wood Alliance Pilots a Smallholder Access Program

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The AWA is piloting a Smallholder Access Program designed to develop new and more efficient tools that provide the benefits of FSC certification to small landowners through existing procurement efforts.

The Battle Between Paper and Screen Time in the Classroom

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After several years of seeing more technology in K–12 classrooms, many educators and parents are asking for less screen time at school. They are questioning the value of electronic devices for education, driving some school districts to reconsider the use of pencil and paper instead of laptops and tablets.

Top-to-Bottom Efficiency

Or more accurately, bottom-to-top.
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Most people understand that a tree can be used to make different types and grades of furniture, cabinets, lumber and paper. But what many do not realize is that, in many cases, a single tree may provide all of these useful products – and more.

To understand this, it is helpful to think from the bottom up.

The large diameter base of a tree’s trunk may be used to produce fine veneers for doors and tables.

230 Investors With USD $16.2 Trillion in AUM Call for Corporate Action on Deforestation, Signaling Support for the Amazon

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September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, 230 institutional investors representing USD $16.2 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to take urgent action in light of the devastating fires in the Amazon, which have been fueled in part because of the deforestation happening at an alarming rate in Brazil and Bolivia.

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