Sustainability
June 10, 2019 – Today, the government of Canada announced a national ban on single-use plastics to come into effect as early as 2021 – and one Canadian company is capitalizing on the news with what it believes is the first made-in-Canada drinking straw for the restaurant industry made with Canadian pulp and paper.
June 10, 2019 – Cascades has garnered a number of awards in recent weeks for its leadership and practices in sustainable development.
May 31, 2019 – The U.S. paper recovery rate for recycling reached a record of 68.1 per cent in 2018, according to new data from The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA). 
March 13, 2019 – The Hialeah, Florida tissue mill operated by Resolute Forest Products recently achieved EcoLogo certification after completing a comprehensive audit process in late 2018.
March 4, 2019 – A new standard for sustainable forestry in Canada is almost ready to come into effect, says the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) Canadian chapter.
March 1, 2019 – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) says it has witnessed a decrease in natural forest cover loss in the Indonesian rainforest where its pulp suppliers harvest ever since implementing a Canadian-made, space-based monitoring solution.
November 21, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products has won a 2018 Excellence Award, in the category of corporate responsibility for North America. 
November 19, 2018 – Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. has won a 2018 Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Leadership Award for its work managing more than 14.5 million acres of FSC-certified forest, the largest contiguous area certified in the world.
November 6, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products has earned an award for its sustainability achievements at its Calhoun, Tennessee paper, pulp and tissue mill.
October 18, 2018 – Folding boxboard (FBB) technology is changing the global standard. Although mostly prevalent in the European and Asian markets, this multi-layer paperboard product has been on the rise in North America, where solid bleached substrate (SBS) has traditionally dominated the North American market. However, demand for SBS continues to decrease. Now is the time for the pulp and paper industry to be mindful of the growing FBB market and to begin thinking about how they can best adapt to this technology to give their customers the end-results they desire.
October 10, 2018 – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has partnered with Martha Tilaar Group (MTG), a cosmetics and hermal medicine manufacturer, and the Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) to train 1,000 women from forest communities by 2020 to help them become entrepreneurs and to preserve herbal plants. 
September 14, 2018 - Valmet, the Finnish pulp and paper supplier, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row.
July 19, 2018 – Sappi is funding research into artificial intelligence in an effort to bring carbon emissions to net zero within the pulp and paper industry.
July 19, 2018 – Veritiv Corporation is offering a paperboard-based packaging option made from 100 per cent sugarcane bagasse fibres. The fibres provide an annually renewable, tree-free fibre source that is both recyclable and compostable.
July 5, 2018 – Domtar Corporation has met or exceeded three of its six 2020 sustainability goals this year, the company has announced.
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