Annual report highlights leading paper and packaging supplier’s excellent performance on long-term goals
BOSTON, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report. The report showcases Sappi’s industry leading sustainability performance.
We all know the benefits of forests - that they absorb carbon, help oxygenate the planet, prevent soil erosion and cool the earth. Earlier this month, Domtar joined the world in celebrating the noble tree on International Day of Forests. Hear from Domtar's vice president of sustainability and communications on the importance of forests, and what the company is doing to ensure they continue to thrive.
Have you ever wondered where used paper goes once you toss it in the blue bin? Turns out, recycled paper embarks on quite the journey before its new life, with each additional round of recycling further weakening the wood fiber. That's why paper can only be recycled between 5-7 times. Follow the 15-step journey of a recycled love note with this light-hearted video produced with RecycleBank.
January 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Advances in technology and increasing environmental awareness are spurring more companies to go paperless with their communications. Whether it’s billing or information sharing, businesses view — and often promote — paper-free outreach as a more sustainable option.
SCS and Environmental Paper Network Developed New PCR for Wood and Paper
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – An innovative Product Category Rule (PCR) specifying rules for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) focused on wood and paper has been developed by the North American Environmental Paper Network (EPN), an independent not-for-profit coalition with diverse expertise in forest and paper sustainability issues, and SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental certification, auditing and standards development.
Another winner of this year’s Ideas that Matter grant is The Center for Design in the Public Interest (DiPi) at the University of California, Davis. They worked with Hill Country Health and Wellness to create a 5-component toolkit that will improve patient/provider communication about chronic pain treatment options by empowering a shared decision-making process.