Making the Environmental Case for Paper
WIELAND had record volume of $665.5M in 2021, ranking it at No. 146, its highest ranking ever. WIELAND made the largest jump of any contractor in the US, vaulting up from No. 340 last year, according to the May 30th edition.
On June 28th at 11:00 EASTERN TIME, NOREXECO, the world's only international regulated market for trading pulp and paper derivatives, will fully explain the current state and outlook of the pulp markets in North America. Companies have historically utilized these same financial instruments for mitigation of pricing risk for energy, currency exchange, and numerous commodities, and attendees will learn that leveraging the same strategies for pulp is no different, and NO PHYSICAL DELIVERY IS REQUIRED.
A conscious golfer's eco-feat is to buy golf balls in packaging that has a new life as an insect hotel once the packaging has been used. This innovative idea and packaging solution has recently received the most public votes in the spring 2022 New Wood project competition. It is a concrete example of circular economy, where a product, after its primary use, has another function before it ends up in the recycling.
For Bounty Paper Towels, green has always been their color but beyond that, it's also been part of their mission to keep forests green. This World Environment Day, The Quicker Picker Upper is furthering efforts to protect, grow and restore forests.
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the 62nd Paper Industry Capacity and Fiber Consumption Survey, indicating overall U.S. paper and paperboard capacity declined, 0.4% in 2021, compared to the average decline of 1.0% per year since 2012.
PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper, an operating arm of APRIL, supported the implementation of a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ("UN SDGs") programme at SMP Global Andalan Junior High School.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of UPM on the riverbanks in Kuusankoski, Valkeakoski and Pori. Many UPM mills have been able to reform over the course of time developing their operations to meet the needs of each era. Now they will celebrate their 150th anniversary, not only with various events, but also through everyday work.
Since 2010, Two Sides' fact-driven campaign has persuaded more than 880 organizations globally, including 159 in North America, to remove unsubstantiated environmental claims about paper from their marketing communications.
An initiative of Atlantic Packaging, A New Earth Project is a catalyst to build awareness, increase education and inspire action. A New Earth Project brings together the voices of ocean and water advocacy and the global supply chain to solve these problems while providing sustainable packaging solutions for brands of all sizes through its website.
DS Smith, a leading paper, packaging and recycling company, announced that it converted more than 300 tons of soil additives last year from paper mill waste once headed to landfills, and hundreds more tons are expected to be produced for farmers and agriculture markets in 2022.
One of the few remaining independent paper merchants in the American Southwest, Clampitt Paper Company was founded in 1941 by Max and Mary Nell Clampitt, and it remains a family owned business today. With 10 locations plus 11 retail stores (FasClampitt), Clampitt serves customers across Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Missouri and most recently, Colorado.
If you've been following Two Sides or other authoritative sources, you know that the paper products you use do not contribute in any major way to climate change. Why? Because most of the energy used to manufacture them is generated using renewable, carbon neutral biomass. But what does this really mean?
Myles Cohen has served as a division president at both Pratt Industries and Sonoco Products Company over the past two decades.
The latest approval expands the footprint of the Miami-based green paper products developer now poised for global expansion.
Stora Enso's pulp customers are getting more and more questions about their products' sustainability and if these products are compostable. As responsibility lies at the heart of Stora Enso, we initiated a project to certify all our paper pulp grades as compostable.
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a leading global provider of marketing and business communications, has introduced an offering for cannabis and CBD companies designed to help them meet evolving product life cycle needs, including product differentiation at retail, regulatory adherence, and supply chain continuity.
More than 300 businesses across 51 industries and 29 countries have now joined The Climate Pledge and committed to pursue ambitious carbon-reduction activities across their business operations and supply chains.
To support the significant and growing humanitarian needs prompted by the conflict in Ukraine, International Paper is contributing $275,000 to both the Red Cross and Global Foodbanking Network. This brings the company's total combined donations to these organizations to $550,000 in support of humanitarian relief efforts, specifically to help Ukraine refugees.
There's a new anti-paper campaign afoot in Hollywood. Called ScriptationNation, it's a coalition of misinformed celebs who've joined with entertainment technology company Scriptation, the maker of a new digital script app, to get Hollywood to go paperless by 2030. The Hollywood Reporter recently reported on the coalition. Two Sides responded with a letter to the editor.
The American Forest & Paper Association's (AF&PA) Board of Directors announced advocacy priorities the association will pursue to help ensure the paper and wood products industry's sustainability success and economic impact in 2022.
State would provide up to $8.2 million in matching funds to secure $100 million federal grant .
AF&PA members surpass greenhouse gas reduction goal, among others, and look to ambitious 2030 goals.
After a sharp decline in 2020, printed catalogs are coming back in a big way. Market research firm Keypoint Intelligence reports that digital print volumes - the production method for most smaller-run catalogs - has rebounded close to its pre-pandemic level, and demand is expected to soar past pre-pandemic production next year and continue rising at a compound annual rate of 8% through 2025.
The recent United Nations global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, brought the world's leaders together again to try to reach agreement on further commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. High on the agenda was preserving the health of the world's forests - a critical natural resource for absorbing these emissions.