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Lenzing launches sustainable reforestation project in Albania

The Lenzing Group initiated a project in Albania designed to promote sustainable forestry and improve local living conditions.

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New bio-boiler plant improves energy efficiency at UPM Joensuu plywood mill

The modern bio-boiler plant not only improves the mill's energy efficiency but also environmental performance, occupational safety and fire safety.

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Northern Pulp cuts down on operations to enable safe closure of mill

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation announced this week that it has begun the wind-down of its mill operations in a safe and environmentally sound way in order to meet its Jan. 31 deadline imposed by the government.

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Northern Pulp says it's committed to staying in Nova Scotia

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation announced this week that it has begun the wind-down of its mill operations in a safe and environmentally sound way in order to meet its Jan. 31 deadline imposed by the government.

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Northern Pulp to proceed with environmental process

Northern Pulp has informed the provincial government that it will continue with the environmental process for a proposed effluent treatment plant.

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Canada Infrastructure Bank signs MOU to advance wind energy project in Nova Scotia

Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), Port Hawkesbury Paper and IFE Project Management Canada (IFE) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing their collaboration on the potential Pirate Harbour Wind Farm in Nova Scotia.

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J.D. Irving Statement Regarding NB Crown Allocations and Private Wood

"We believe New Brunswicker's deserve to see the maximum environmental and economic benefits on their investment."

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Nova Scotia rejects pulp mill's plea for more time, offers $50M for workers

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has rejected a pulp mill's plea for a deadline extension that would have allowed it to continue dumping wastewater near a First Nation after Jan. 31.

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Oregon agency levies fines against GP

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality levied fines last month totaling $27,106 against the Georgia-Pacific Pulp and Paper Mill in Toledo regarding three separate incidents -- two involving unexpected releases from the mill's wastewater treatment system and one involving a lab testing issue.

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Sonoco Joins New Alliance to Advance Fiber-based Packaging

Sonoco announced it has joined 4evergreen, an international industry alliance dedicated to boosting the role of fiber-based packaging to create a circular and more sustainable economy that reduces climate change and other environmental impacts.

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Enviva Supports Conclusions from New Report on "The Future of Bioenergy"

Enviva applauds a new report, The Future of Bioenergy, published December 5, 2019 in the Global Change Biology journal and authored by Walter Reid and Mariam Ali of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Christopher Field of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

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Lenzing Group to reduce its CO2 footprint

A first milestone is set for 2030, when Lenzing plans to cut down on CO2 emissions per ton of product by 50% compared to a 2017 baseline. For 2050 Lenzing has announced a vision towards net-zero CO2 emissions.

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Major consumer brands linked to massive CO2 emissions from Indonesia forest fires

Some of the world's best known brands are fuelling climate change by sourcing palm oil and wood pulp linked to Indonesian forest fires, reveals new Greenpeace International analysis.

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Södra reduces CO₂ emissions

According to a new report, Södra has a positive impact on global climate change, equivalent to 20% of Sweden's combined emissions of CO₂ equivalents.

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Asian pulp giants pressed to paper over rivalry to save rainforest

Asia's pulp and paper giants - which supply materials for stationery, tissues and toilet roll - are being urged by environmentalists to follow the palm oil industry in stepping up collaboration to tackle forest loss and fires in Indonesia.

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Publishes Sustainability and Social Responsibility Update

Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced the publication of its 2018 Sustainability and Social Responsibility Update Report.

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Metsä Board awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for the third consecutive year

Overall Metsä Board is also in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard industry.

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Roseburg Forest Products facility fined for air emissions

Roseburg Forest Products was fined $38,400 by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for violating air quality standards at its plant in Dillard back in March.

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Sonae Arauco joins FSC

Sonae Arauco is now a member of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International, taking another important step in its mission of creating a sustainable forest value chain.

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Stora Enso and CEPI member companies launch 4evergreen - an alliance to promote fiber-based packaging in circular economy

Stora Enso, along with other members of CEPI, the European association representing the forest fiber and paper industry, are joining forces with companies across the value chain to drive the recycling of fiber-based packaging and collaboration in circular design and materials to enable positive change in circular economy.

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Three timber concessions probed by NEA have large number of fires this year: NGO group

Three companies being investigated by the National Environment Agency (NEA) over the 2015 haze crisis had large numbers of fire alerts on their pulpwood concessions this year, an analysis of fire alerts published on Monday (Nov 18) shows.

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Bulgaria takes a step toward certified forests through PEFC endorsement

Bulgaria has become the latest member to achieve PEFC endorsement of its national forest certification system. The PEFC General Assembly voted for the endorsement of the Bulgarian system in a postal ballot.

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Kruger Products Becomes First Company to Be Certified ISO 50001 by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec

Kruger announced that its Kruger Products' Gatineau Plant was recently certified ISO 50001 for Energy Management.

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Quad Broadens Its Commitment to Sourcing Sustainable Wood Fiber, Announces Founding Membership in Forests in Focus

Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced that it is a founding member of Forests in Focus, a sustainability initiative from GreenBlue, an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society, and the American Forest Foundation (AFF), a conservation organization that works with family landowners in the United States. Forests in Focus helps members identify family-owned forests as a source for sustainable wood fiber, the raw material used to make paper and packaging.

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Södra: SEK 50 million for tomorrow's seedlings

SEK 50 million will be invested in a pilot facility in Umeå. Stora Enso, Sveaskog and Holmen are co-funding the project.

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