The report highlights the yearly progress toward its long-term sustainability goals through ongoing investments in employees and mills, safety standards, environmental commitments and continued innovation.
About eight months ago Chinese company Global Win purchased the closed Verso paper mill in Wickliffe with the intent to re-open it. The mill's new name is Phoenix Paper, and it's already having an impact on the community.
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced that 68.1 percent of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2018. The recovered paper market rebounded after China's import restrictions on recovered products caused the rate to dip in 2017.
The World Trade Organization said this week the U.S. violated international trade rules in the way it calculated tariffs on Canadian imports of softwood lumber in a key dispute ruling published on the WTO website.