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Northern Pulp back in operation after precipitator upgrade

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-01
Northern Pulp in Abercrombie Point, N.S., has resumed operation after a one-month shutdown to install a new electrostatic precipitator. The new equipment is necessary to meet the air pollution reductions required by the mill’s new...

Telecom company to run trial of wheat straw paper

Source: Daily News | 2015-06-10
Sprint will test the use of paper made from wheat straw in a two-month pilot project, a company executive said recently during the Sustainable Brands conference. According to a report in the guardian newspaper on June 4, explained that Sprint...

Ontario and Quebec mayors worried about reputation for sustainable forestry

Source: Daily News | 2015-06-02
Elected municipal officials and forest industry representatives from Quebec and Ontario met in Ottawa in late May to ask the various levels of government to step up their efforts to promote the sustainable forestry practices of Quebec, Ontario,...

Domtar volunteers contribute to park clean-up

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-19
Fifty volunteers from Domtar Corp. and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) gave a springtime makeover to Greenville's River Park North on Saturday, May 16.

Northern Pulp will shut down to install air pollution equipment

Source: Daily News | 2015-05-13
Northern Pulp in Abercrombie Point, N.S., will begin a 15-day maintenance shutdown on May 30 to install a new electrostatic precipitator. But the mill’s general manager has said it will not restart until the precipitator is operational,...

Kimberly-Clark launches products made with wheat straw and bamboo

Source: Daily News | 2015-04-29
Kimberly-Clark Professional has begun to incorporate rapidly renewable plant-based fiber, such as wheat straw and bamboo, into Kleenex and Scott brand towel and tissue products.

ForestEthics says SFI certification program lacks rigour

Source: Daily News | 2015-01-13
ForestEthics has released Peeling Back the Eco-Labels, a report comparing the rigour of forest audits conducted in Canada by the two leading forest certification systems: the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry...

Greenpeace jeopardizing local, green jobs: OFIA

Source: Daily News | 2014-12-10
The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) has voiced concerns about anti-SLAPP legislation that was recently re-introduced to the Ontario legislature. The industry organization says by supporting this legislation, Premier Wynne...

Women for Nature initiative reaches milestone

Source: Daily News | 2014-11-26
A reception to honour and recognize the founding members of Nature Canada's Women for Nature initiative was held on November 24 in the Toronto law offices of Miller Thomson.

Domtar and Kruger Products among 2014 PPI award winners

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-14
Winners of the 2014 PPI Awards, sponsored by RISI, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, were announced on Oct. 8 at a ceremony in Boston. Among the winners were Domtar’s Windsor, Que., mill, for...