MONTPELIER, VT, June 18, 2019 (Local News) -Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday that gives Vermont the distinction of having the most comprehensive restrictions on single-use plastic of any state in the U.S.
The bill, S.113, prohibits retailers from providing customers with single-use plastic bags at checkout and plastic stirrers starting next July. Stores can still provide customers with paper carryout bags for a fee of 10 cents.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The results of a new survey commissioned by Two Sides reveal a telling insight into the public’s perceptions and attitudes towards print and paper.
Carried out by independent research company Toluna, 6,000 consumers from across Europe (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Norway and Sweden and the UK) were surveyed on their environmental concerns and preferences relating to paper.
RICHMOND, VA, June 18, 2019 (PRNewswire) -TemperPack announced the publication of its 2018 Environmental Impact Report, which shows the company exceeded its goals for reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2E) emissions.
TemperPack, along with its customers, avoided the creation of over 25 million pounds of CO2E during the year, beating its original goal for the year by over 50%.Read more
MEMPHIS, June 14, 2019 (Memphis Business Journal) -With two years left to hit its 2020 sustainability goals, International Paper has already exceed half of its target numbers.
The Memphis-based global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper products set 12 voluntary sustainability goals in 2012 — called Vision 2020 Goals — aimed at improving International Paper Co.’s (IP) impact on people and the planet.Read more
GENEVA, June 13, 2019 (Press Release) -The PEFC family is very happy to welcome Sappi Limited as the 30th International Stakeholder member.
Like all our International Stakeholder members, Sappi will be a vital support in our work to ensure the sustainable management of the world’s forests.Read more
GLENS FALLS, NY, June 12, 2019 (PostStar) -International Paper in Ticonderoga has received $2.8 million and recognition from the state for its work to reduce its carbon footprint.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on June 7 the company was one of the first winners of the Commercial and Industrial Carbon Challenge, a program that requires companies to commit to reducing carbon emissions.Read more