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B.C. forests watchdog report: Tolko followed rules, but could have done more

The province's independent watchdog for forest practices says Tolko Industries Ltd. could have done more to assess the potential impacts of its tree harvesting over the past few years between two North Okanagan communities.

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Cancer-causing compound detected at South Carolina New-Indy paper mill

In addition to causing cancer, the compound known as dioxin can also cause reproductive and developmental problems, damage to the immune system and interfere with hormones. It's sometimes produced by chlorine bleaching of pulp and paper.

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Huhtamaki China takes its first step towards Huhtamaki's group target of using 100% renewable energy by 2030 by installing, commissioning solar panels

Huhtamaki has taken a significant first step in China towards its global sustainability ambitions by installing and commissioning its first solar panel arrays at its factories in Guangzhou and Shanghai and successfully connecting these to the electricity grid on January 1, 2022.

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Mondi sets ambitious science-based plans to transition to Net-Zero by 2050

Mondi has accelerated plans to take action on climate by committing to transition to Net-Zero by 2050. This next step builds on almost two decades of progress, including a 45% reduction in specific greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions against a 2004 baseline and science-based targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in 2019.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces ISCC Plus Certification At Fernandina Beach Facility

Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc., a global leader in the production of high purity cellulose pulp, announced that it has achieved International Sustainability and Carbon Certification Plus (ISCC+) recognition at its Fernandina Beach facility.

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Smurfit Kappa receives SBTi approval for carbon reduction targets

Smurfit Kappa has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from Smurfit Kappa's operations (scopes 1 and 2) are consistent with reductions required to keep global warming to well-below 2°C.

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Sustana Fiber Signs Commitment to Increase Paper Cup Recycling

Sustana Fiber along with a group of prominent paper mills and end markets across North America signed a declaration of acceptance and a commitment to increasing recycling of paper cups. The group includes Essity, GP PRO, Graphic Packaging International, Great Lakes Tissue Company, ND Paper, Pratt Industries, WestRock and Sustana Fiber.

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SWM Releases 2021 ESG Report

SWM International released its 2021 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report as part of its ongoing efforts to increase transparency around its ESG strategy and initiatives. The report highlights the Company's commitment to sustainable business practices and how it is addressing key ESG areas of focus.

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Tetra Pak awards BillerudKorsnäs for being ahead in fighting climate change

BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded the Climate Prize as part of the supplier engagement initiative "Join us in protecting the planet", driven by Tetra Pak. The company, which is one of BillerudKorsnäs' most important customers, launched this initiative last year to create a movement aimed to accelerate sustainability actions across its value chain.

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UPM Raflatac collaborates with WWF Poland to enable circular economy and promote sustainable forestry

UPM Raflatac and WWF Poland have renewed their contract to build a smarter future beyond fossils together.

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Huhtamaki takes major step towards its target of using 100% renewable electricity and a carbon neutral production by 2030

Sustainability lies at the center of Huhtamaki's 2030 Strategy and the Company is making a leap forward towards delivering on its ambitions by closing two 10-year virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPAs) with BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy developer. The 200 GWh agreements cover approximately 80% of Huhtamaki's current electricity usage in Europe, where the key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions has 18 manufacturing sites in 10 countries.

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Province releases draft terms for Northern Pulp's environmental assessment report

Nova Scotia's Environment Department has outlined the information it wants from Northern Pulp before the environment minister will decide whether to approve the shuttered mill's plan to restart.

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Weyerhaeuser Receives Highest Designation for Its Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets

Weyerhaeuser Company announced that the Science Based Targets initiative has approved the company's greenhouse gas reduction target as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and to keep warming to 1.5°C globally. This designation is the highest available through the SBTi process and formally recognizes Weyerhaeuser's role in helping address the impacts of climate change.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands FiltEV® portfolio for electric vehicles, delivering new high performance filtration solutions for fuel cell air intake

Ahlstrom-Munksjö continues to focus on the growth segment of electrification, expanding its latest product offering, totally dedicated to filtration media solutions for electric vehicles. The new solutions for fuel cell electric vehicles complement the products launched earlier in the year for all electric vehicles, including filtration solutions for cabin air, transmission and cooling systems.

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Apex Clean Energy to Pursue 1 GW of Solar Potential on Weyerhaeuser Land

Apex Clean Energy announced the execution of an agreement with Weyerhaeuser for the development of 1,000 megawatts of utility-scale solar and solar-plus-storage projects on Weyerhaeuser property in the southeastern United States.

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Environmental assessment process underway for shuttered Nova Scotia pulp mill

The environmental assessment process is officially under way for Northern Pulp's estimated $350-million plan to reopen its idled kraft pulp mill in Nova Scotia's Pictou County.

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Sappi Cloquet dissolving pulp facility completes the Higg FEM assessment

Sappi Limited, a leading producer of dissolving pulp sold under the brand name Verve, continues to reach new milestones by completing the Higg Facility Environmental Management (FEM) verification audit at its Cloquet Mill.

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Smurfit Kappa invests in sustainable new water treatment facility in Colombia

Smurfit Kappa has completed a two-phase upgrade of its facilities at the Barranquilla Paper Mill in Colombia. The $7.5 million investment saw the implementation of a wastewater treatment plant with state-of-the-art anaerobic technology, which reduces water intake from the nearby Magdalena River and improves the quality of water returned to it.

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Sofidel named on the CDP's "A List" in the fight against climate change

Sofidel, a global leader in the production of paper for hygienic and domestic use, particularly well-known in Italy and Europe for its Regina brand, has obtained the maximum score - an "A" rating - from CDP for its commitment to the fight against climate change.

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APRIL2030 Sees Significant Progress in First Year

The four-pillared APRIL2030 encompasses planned concrete actions to drive sustainability over the next decade.

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International Paper Receives SBTi Approval for its Science-based Carbon Reduction Target

The approval formally recognizes International Paper as a leader in the low-carbon transition, and makes the company one of the first North American organizations in the paper and packaging industry with approved targets, joining over 1,000 others across industries and around the world.

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Stora Enso introduces portfolio of bio-based packaging foams from wood

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, renewable and circular cushioning materials in inner packaging.

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APRIL Group reasserts forest fire pledge

Sustainable pulp and paper producer Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) Group has reasserted its pledge to prevent forest fires at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Glasgow, Scotland.

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B.C. old-growth ban could clear cut forest economy

Thousands of logging, sawmill and pulp and paper mill jobs may be lost in B.C., if the 2.6 million hectares (6.4 million acres) of old growth being made off-limits to logging through temporary deferrals become permanent, warn forestry sector industry groups.

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Green Bay Packaging's unique water system now online

A Green Bay company announced its new water system that wouldn't discharge a single drop of wastewater into the Fox River.

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