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The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Announces Its 2022 Grant Recipients

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GREENVILLE, S.C. and BETHESDA, Md., September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund (the Fund) today announced the recipients of its 2022 grants. The projects funded this year will help conserve more than 3,000 acres and protect ecologically sensitive bottomland hardwood forests in the Virginia-North Carolina coastal plains.

Learning Center Awarded New Outdoor Classroom From Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

The ongoing project plans to have the classroom’s raising and dedication for spring 2023
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MEADVILLE, Pa., June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Learning Center K-8 School is thrilled to be awarded a $108,600 sustainability grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club for the design and construction of a timber-framed outdoor classroom on school grounds. Site specific preparation and student programming started in fall 2021, and work on this project will continue through the next year with the raising and dedication of the classroom planned for spring 2023.

Georgia-Pacific Promotes Biodiversity.

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In regions where we purchase wood and fiber in the United States, we actively map endangered forests and special areas using scientific criteria and modeling that assesses high conservation values. GP doesn’t buy wood from these high-conservation-value areas except in unique situations when active forest management is needed to improve habitat for endangered, rare, and/or vulnerable species. As part of this process, we have:

Enviva's Track & Trace® Data and Systems Verified by Preferred by Nature in Inaugural, Independent Audit

Committed to responsible sourcing and transparency, Enviva reports its Track & Trace® data for the first half of 2021 and announces conformance to its newly developed Track & Trace Standard
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Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, has published sourcing data for the first half of 2021 as well as the results of the first independent audit to its Track & Trace® Standard (the “Standard”).

The Role of Sustainability Certifications in Mitigating Deforestation

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At COP26, more than 100 world leaders pledged up to $19bn USD to help tackle deforestation and forest degradation, which account for 8-10% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Many ears perked up at the prospect of deforestation hot spots, such as tropical forests in Indonesia and the Amazon, receiving much needed aid packages. The commitments are huge, the intentions noble, and the support for regions devastated by deforestation long overdue. But one has to wonder: Can GHG emissions from forest cover loss really be halted?

The Future of Forest Products

Sappi Continues Push to Enhance Business Diversification
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Sappi’s continual push to find new ways to extract value from trees has resulted in the exploration of unique applications for our line of Valida products. Valida is a micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose manufactured in our pilot facility in the Netherlands. It’s a 100 percent natural, biodegradable, and sustainable material produced by mechanically processing wood fibers to their smallest components, resulting in a dramatically increased surface area and greater strength as well as enhanced optical, chemical, and physical properties.

Meet the “Mother of Forests” Advocating for Responsible Forestry Practices

P&G Partners with Katie Couric Media for part 4 in their “Leading with Love” Series
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Stacey Locke still remembers the first time her grandmother brought her to their family’s forest – the Pine Prairie. She was five years old, and it was filled with young pine saplings just as tall as her. Her grandmother explained how she planted them for Stacey the year she was born and asked her to always take care of these very special trees. And Stacey promised she would. Fifty years later, she’s doing just that, alongside her father and three sisters – and inspiring others to do their part as well.

Sappi Uncovers New Values in Trees for Sustainable Future

Company continues to work toward goal of using every part of the tree
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As Sappi seeks to create sustainable profits while minimizing its impact on the environment, we are reexamining ways to unlock the full value of trees. Traditionally, the papermaking process has only used approximately two-thirds of the raw wood material to manufacture pulp and paper products. The balance of the raw material is used to generate energy to power the mill or to sell into the electricity grid. Yet, a tree has so much more to offer. “We have only begun to tap the full potential of trees,” says Beth Cormier, SNA’s Vice President, Research, Development, and Sustainability.

Restoration Fuels, LLC Receives FSC® Chain of Custody Certification

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GREENVILLE, S.C. , Restoration Fuels, LLC, has earned Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification by SCS Global Services for the first commercial-scale torrefaction facility in North America, located in John Day, Oregon. Restoration Fuel’s FSC trademark license code is FSC-C162426. Restoration Fuels is a subsidiary of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment). It is the largest investment in the history of the Endowment.

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