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2011-05-20 06:00:00

NYBRO, Sweden, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The once degraded forests in the Curacautin Valley in Chile have now recovered sufficiently, after hard work over the last decades, to be able to help provide a sustainable living to the people in the area, based on fair trade and responsible forest management principles. Wooden floor maker Kahrs from Sweden is the first company in the world to support and purchase dual-labelled material from Chile that meets both FSC and Fairtrade certification...

2011-05-05 13:40:00

May 11 Award Ceremony Honors Achievements in Sustainable Forestry, Agriculture, and Tourism and Climate Change TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) - Continuing its work with the Rainforest Alliance to help promote sustainability, Domtar announced today it will co-sponsor the Rainforest Alliance 2011 Annual Gala. The environmental group's 20th annual dinner and award ceremony May 11 in New York City will...

2011-04-08 14:54:00

ATLANTA, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caraustar Industries, Inc., one of North America's largest producers of uncoated recycled boxboard, announced today that it has achieved certification to the Forest Stewardship Council(TM) Chain of Custody Standard for its Sweetwater Paperboard Mill in Austell, GA. This certification supports the continuation of sustainable fiber sourcing as the mill produces a 100% recycled paperboard product. The mill produces a variety of grades and serves major...

2011-04-07 14:23:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All Pionite® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Pionite customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Pionite laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Pionite's high environmental standards. As the company grows,...

2011-04-07 14:18:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevamar® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Nevamar customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Nevamar laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Nevamar's high environmental standards. As the company grows, this...

2011-03-02 09:10:00

TICKER SYMBOL UFS (NYSE, TSX) New Brand Will Feature Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal,Part of a Growing Push to Promote Forest Conservation, Environmentally Responsible Paper MONTREAL, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - To help promote forest conservation and environmental responsibility, Staples will launch a new brand of paper supplied by Domtar Corporation (TSX: UFS) (NYSE: UFS) marking the first time the office products company's brand of paper carries the Rainforest Alliance...

2011-02-23 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KODAK Gallery (www.kodakgallery.com), the only online photo service designed for your KODAK MOMENTS, has earned the privilege to offer its customers personalized Photo Books, Photo Cards and Calendars carrying the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label. Displaying the FSC® label on these products will assure KODAK Gallery customers that their personalized Photo Books, Photo Cards and Calendars were created using paper...

2011-02-01 00:37:19

Original Smith Printing (OSP) was among the first U.S. printers to make environmental sustainability a key cultural value. Today, the company continues to search for solutions that serve its clients and the world. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Original Smith Printing (OSP), a full-service commercial printer headquartered in Bloomington, IL, has been a leader in the area of "green" and environmental responsibility. In fact, OSP was among the first 6% of all printers in the United States...

2011-01-21 00:00:51

4OVER4.COM, one of the first online printing companies, and a leading green printing firm, has announced GREENTEAM, a fund raising program for non-profit organizations focused on the environment, conservation and sustainability. All organizations focused on environmental conservation and sustainability are encouraged to participate. Organizations participating in GREENTEAM will be able to raise funds for their activities and programs, while at the same time create value for their members...

2011-01-06 13:52:00

CREVE COEUR, Mo. and CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (NYSE: SSCC) announced today that all of its U.S. paper mills have been recommended for chain-of-custody certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative ("SFI"), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification ("PEFC") and Forest Stewardship Council ("FSC") standards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070129/SMURFIT-STONELOGO) Having its mill system fully certified allows...