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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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Canada's Top Toilet Paper Maker Eyes Bamboo for Future Products
Canada's Top Toilet Paper Maker Eyes Bamboo for Future Products

Kruger Products LP, the maker of brands such as Cashmere and Purex toilet papers, and SpongeTowels, is researching ways to turn bamboo into quality tissue with the goal of adding the renewable resource to its EnviroCare line, likely by 2023, Chief Executive Officer Dino Bianco said in an interview.

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Siegwerk and Kotkamills join forces in creating innovative solutions for the development of fiber-based packaging to promote a circular economy
Siegwerk and Kotkamills join forces in creating innovative solutions for the development of fiber-based packaging to promote a circular economy

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, and Kotkamills, a Finnish paper and paperboard manufacturer, have joined forces to create innovative solutions for printers and producers of fiber-based packaging to further drive packaging circularity.

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Mondi's new packaging for Bell Germany's 'Abraham' ham range requires 37% less material and saves 35 tonnes of plastic
Mondi's new packaging for Bell Germany's 'Abraham' ham range requires 37% less material and saves 35 tonnes of plastic

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has produced recyclable packaging for Bell Germany's 'Abraham' range of thinly sliced gourmet ham that ensures perfect conformity with existing recycling guidelines.

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Herbal Essences Partners with The Nature Conservancy and TerraCycle® to Help Sow the Seeds of Sustainability and 'Renew the Forest'
Herbal Essences Partners with The Nature Conservancy and TerraCycle® to Help Sow the Seeds of Sustainability and 'Renew the Forest'

Partnership to Plant Upwards of 34,000 Trees and Donate 20 Benches Made from Recycled Hair Care Products to Nature Preserves Maintained by The Nature Conservancy.

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Big boost from bamboo for Jamaica
Big boost from bamboo for Jamaica

Jamaica is well on its way to operating the first and only dedicated bamboo market pulp mill in the Western Hemisphere.

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PEFC response to Greenpeace report
PEFC response to Greenpeace report "Destruction: Certified"

PEFC notes the concerns voiced by Greenpeace in a recent report, namely that '[c]ertification on its own has not helped companies meet their 2020 commitments to exclude deforestation from their supply chains' and cautions that certification was never designed - and never claimed - to do so on its own.

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Former Madison, Maine mill receiving equipment as timber tech firm preps for unique use
Former Madison, Maine mill receiving equipment as timber tech firm preps for unique use

By summertime, manufacturing equipment will be on its way to the Madison site, now called Timber Pure Technologies.

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Trase: Indonesia's pulp sector has achieved 85% reduction of deforestation since 2011, but remains dependent on carbon-intensive peatland plantations
Trase: Indonesia's pulp sector has achieved 85% reduction of deforestation since 2011, but remains dependent on carbon-intensive peatland plantations

New Trase data shows Indonesia's substantial success in reducing deforestation rates in the pulp sector is undermined by the impact of developing pulpwood plantations on peatlands - associated with greenhouse gas emissions, fire risk and haze. The data shines a light on the complexity of addressing environmental risks; detailing 170,000 hectares deforested in pulpwood concessions between 2015-2019, despite the zero-deforestation commitments established by leading producers in 2013-2015.

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Resolute: A first virtual head office?
Resolute: A first virtual head office?

Before the pandemic, Resolute was considering teleworking for its head office employees, explains Yves Laflamme, CEO of the company. "We wanted to do a pilot project, but since the start of the pandemic, we have had our pilot project. We are 100% teleworking and it still works well, "he said.

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Huggies® Brand To Hero Newborns Like Never Before In First-Ever Big Game Commercial
Huggies® Brand To Hero Newborns Like Never Before In First-Ever Big Game Commercial

U.S. Kimberly-Clark brand, Huggies®, is proud to announce its debut appearance in the big game on February 7, with a new commercial welcoming newborn babies to the world. The 30-second spot airing in the second quarter is planning to feature babies born that very day, a first for both the company and the broadcast itself.

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Rayonier Advance Materials' Fernandina Facility marks
Rayonier Advance Materials' Fernandina Facility marks "10 Million Ton Milestone"

Rayonier Advanced Materials' (RYAM) announced its Fernandina Plant--a fixture of the Nassau County community since 1937--has produced 10 million tons of high purity cellulose.

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Canada's Multicultural Music Stars Urge Canadians to Never Give Up, Keep Going! in New Kruger Products Masterbrand Campaign
Canada's Multicultural Music Stars Urge Canadians to Never Give Up, Keep Going! in New Kruger Products Masterbrand Campaign

Canada is built on a foundation of diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. We celebrate our cultural mosaic, yet rarely see it come to life in brand advertising.

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