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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

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  • 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]
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  • 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.

ANGEL'S ENVY® Calls on Fans to Help Meet Increased Goal of Planting 30,000 White Oak Trees Through 6th Annual "Toast the Trees" Initiative

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In celebration of National Bourbon Heritage Month, ANGEL'S ENVY will plant one white oak tree for each photo of an ANGEL'S ENVY drink or bottle posted on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter that is accompanied by the hashtag #ToastTheTrees

ANGEL'S ENVY is increasing its goal to 30,000 hashtags for a total of 30,000 new white oak trees planted

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In celebration of National Bourbon Heritage Month, ANGEL'S ENVY will plant one white oak tree for each photo of an ANGEL'S ENVY drink or bottle posted on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter that is accompanied by the hashtag #ToastTheTrees

ANGEL'S ENVY is increasing its goal to 30,000 hashtags for a total of 30,000 new white oak trees planted

Timberland Commits to Plant 50 Million Trees Over Next Five Years

Company launches “Nature Needs Heroes” campaign to empower global community to be champions for the planet
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STRATHAM, N.H., September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by 2025 as part of its pursuit of a greener future. This bold goal builds on Timberland’s longstanding commitment to make products responsibly, strengthen communities, and protect and enhance the outdoors. One key area of focus has been tree planting; since 2001, the brand has planted more than 10 million trees worldwide.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces New Partnership With Santa Margherita

Santa Margherita commits to plant 15,000 trees in Texas National Forest
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LINCOLN, Neb., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today a new partnership with world-renowned Italian winery, Santa Margherita, to plant 15,000 trees in Texas National Forest during the holiday timeframe of September to December. The reforestation project will plant a mix of shortleaf and longleaf pines, helping to restore critical watersheds and wildlife habitat in the region.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tetra Pak Surpasses 500 Billion FSC™ Labelled Package Milestone​

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September 5, 2019, /3BL Media/ — Tetra Pak has now delivered more than 500 billion packages labelled with the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) logo globally, marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey to promote responsible sourcing and contributing to a low-carbon circular economy.

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