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2014-09-15 12:22:31

TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This week, Domtar will be joining businesses around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance's fourth annual Follow the Frog Week. Domtar is a commercial partner of the Rainforest Alliance's Follow the Frog campaign, which encourages consumers to seek products that come from responsibly managed forests that benefit communities, wildlife and the environment. (Photo:...

2014-08-05 08:26:26

Agreement Demonstrates K-C's Efforts to Set Industry-Leading Fiber Sourcing Goals DALLAS and MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the fifth anniversary of a milestone agreement between Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) and Greenpeace, which established a framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide. Over the years, the relationship helped accomplish key objectives for both organizations by increasing the use of fiber from sustainable...

2014-07-23 23:20:41

Connor Sports will host a blue-ribbon group of long-time industry partners for a roundtable discussion: “NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship: Collaboration of Event Sustainability and Partnerships” on Wednesday, July 23 at the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Summit. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Connor Sports will host a blue-ribbon group of long-time industry partners for a roundtable discussion: “NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship: Collaboration of Event...

2014-07-18 12:22:05

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To encourage architects and other building professionals to build with wood and support their efforts to earn credit in the US Green Building Council's LEED program, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) developed Mastering FSC-certified Wood in Green Building, which was released today. Developed as a Continuing Education Unit, the course is approved by both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Green Building...

2014-05-29 16:22:27

Company celebrates its 20-year commitment to responsible forestry practices by joining GFTN POULSBO, Wash., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- THE MAGELLAN GROUP, LTD. JOINS WWF'S GLOBAL FOREST & TRADE NETWORK Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/92370 Strengthens a long-standing commitment to responsible forestry and trade POULSBO, WA.---The Magellan Group, Ltd. has formalized its commitment to responsible forestry and trade by joining the Global Forest...

2014-05-23 16:21:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued an executive order prohibiting leasing for natural gas development in Pennsylvania's state parks and forests that would result in additional long-term surface disturbance. The order supports the governor's budget proposal to generate $75 million to help meet critical priorities. Limited leasing will allow natural gas to be extracted from deep beneath the surface only when there will be no additional...

2014-04-30 23:07:29

NEWwoodworks, the fine woodworking group at New Energy Works Timberframers, expands reclaimed wood offerings to include Teak from their sister company Pioneer Millworks. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 For over 20 years NEWwoodworks has specialized in handcrafted cabinetry, furniture, stairs, doors, and other custom designed interior furnishings. NEWwoodworks commonly crafts with reclaimed wood, often using near extinct species such as Chestnut and Elm. Adding to its inventory of...

2014-03-06 08:25:38

VERNON HILLS, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Pak(®), the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces that the company made strong progress in 2013 towards its 2020 environmental targets, focusing on developing sustainable products, reducing environmental footprint across the value chain and increasing recycling. Developing sustainable products To make packaging products more sustainable, Tetra Pak focuses on increasing the use of renewable...

2014-01-28 12:22:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today released results of an independent review team's annual study of state forestlands, noting its findings continue to affirm Bureau of Forestry efforts to conserve these resources through sound management. "Once again our state forests were deemed 'well-managed' in an official certification reflecting the pride we take in managing our system for many values...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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