On Monday March 21, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) celebrated the United Nations International Day of Forests. Forests – in all forms – are essential to life on our planet. They provide clean air, water and climate regulation. As a renewable resource, forests are an important part of the solution to […]
RecyclePaperZA shares the ‘golden rules’ for paper recycling. The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (RecyclePaperZA) calls on all South Africans – from schoolchildren to pensioners – to do their bit by recycling paper products at school, home and work for drop-off at local recycling depots or gathering by collectors who earn a living by […]
Sappi Fine Paper Europe is launching Algro Guard M and Leine Guard M barrier paper grades at Interpack 2014 – These sustainable and recyclable packaging materials are designed to address concerns about migration of mineral oil into food from packaging that is manufactured from recycled paper.
We are told to ‘save the planet and go digital’ or save the environment by opting for e-billing. You may even have ‘please consider the environment…’ on your emails. Let us stop buying into claims by service providers that going paperless saves trees and combats climate change.
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 […]
Did you know that all paper in South Africa is produced from plantation-grown trees or bagasse (sugar-cane fibre) just as corn is planted for our cereal and wheat for our bread?
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!)