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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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