Strides made to protect the world’s forests, but tropical forests continue to be a challenge Seville, Spain (8 September 2014) – “We are proud of what we’ve accomplished in the last 20 years. We have come a long way, but we can achieve even more. And the World’s forests need that.”
It is time for the South Africans to take stand against the myths and misinformation, and broaden our knowledge of the truth and scientifically proven facts. While we cannot dispute the convenience and immediacy of having annual reports on our company websites and our latest bank statement emailed to us, we have to ensure that […]
On June 4, Toshiba America Business Solutions issued an announcement which stated: “As part of its ongoing mission to get businesses to print smarter and practise sustainable consumption, Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc today announced the first annual National No-Print Day (NNPD) to be held on Oct. 23, 2012. NNPD is a nationwide campaign to […]
Argentina’s Buenos Aires province has decided that single-use nonrecyclable sacks and bags used in stores, supermarkets and retail shopping outlets must be replaced by biodegradable ones. The measure will mainly affect plastic bags, which must be replaced by more environmentally friendly packaging such as paper that has to be 100% FSC certifi ed,produced with other cellulosic fibers like sugar cane or contain a […]
World Environment Day message from the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa World Environment Day is one of the days in the year where we receive a flood of ‘green’ messages about saving precious resources such as water and energy, buying less and recycling more and living in a sustainable way so we can ensure […]
It’s World Water Day today, 22 March 2012. As the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA), we thought we would share some interesting facts about the forestry, pulp and paper industry which has made significant advances in terms of environmental sustainability over recent decades.
OLYMPIA, WA, March 8, 2012 (PRNewswire) -Governor Gregoire signed SB 5575, sponsored by Senator Hatfield, which helps preserve the good wage-paying jobs offered by the forest products industry. Organic by-products of the pulping process now qualify as renewable energy. In addition, the legislation changes the law to provide adequate recognition for biomass energy facilities as […]
Watch this very clever YouTube video and see why wood products (which includes paper) are good for the environment. (It’s also important to purchase wood and paper products that have been sustainably produced. Look out for the FSC mark of certification!)