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2014-07-15 12:30:57

American Forest & Paper Association releases biennial sustainability report WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released its 2014 Sustainability Report, which exhibits the U.S. pulp, paper, packaging and wood products industry's significant contributions to sustainability across the value chain, including measurable progress toward achieving its Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability goals. To view the...

2014-04-21 12:23:02

Redesigned Awards Honor Recycling Programs in 12 Categories WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the winners of its 2014 Recycling Awards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120725/DC46454LOGO Now in its ninth consecutive year, the AF&PA Recycling Awards recognize outstanding paper recycling programs in three categories: Business Leadership, Community and School. This year, the program was...

2014-02-05 12:22:53

Federal advocacy continues in six high-priority areas WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Forest & Paper Association's (AF&PA) board of directors formally established the association's key federal policy initiatives for 2014 at its recent meeting in Washington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120725/DC46454LOGO) "AF&PA members drive our association's priority setting, because they know first-hand the challenges our industry is facing and...

2014-02-03 08:22:13

461 Colleges and Universities to Participate in Largest US Student-Driven Recycling Campaign STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let the competition begin. Through March 29, a special kind of madness is in the air at college campuses across the nation - the 14(th) annual RecycleMania, the national tournament for colleges and universities competing to reduce, reuse and recycle the most. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running concurrently with the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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