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2011-06-07 15:19:12

New data on 33 countries holding bulk of world's tropical forests suggest forces driving preservation could lose to those favoring destruction A comprehensive assessment of tropical forest management reports a 50 percent increase in the area of tropical forest under sustainable management in just five years, but cautions that key drivers of that increase"”growing demand for certified timber and funding for climate change initiatives"”could have only a marginal impact in the...

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...

2010-07-28 09:00:00

STEVENS POINT, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation today announced that its world-class No. 3 paper machine at its Escanaba, Michigan mill will manufacture release liner and general purpose label papers for North American and International pressure sensitive markets. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080514/NEWPAGELOGO ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080514/NEWPAGELOGO ) "Based on customer feedback, market growth, and our long history of serving...

2010-06-29 16:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CLU), a North American producer of tissue products, today announced environmental certification from the world's preeminent standards bodies. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) have all awarded Chain of Custody (COC) Certification to Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. after a comprehensive...

2010-04-02 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The egg packaging for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll has been made from Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) chain-of-custody certified paperboard. This is the second consecutive year in which SFI products have been used. "SFI is happy to play a small role in this wonderful American tradition," said Kathy Abusow, president and CEO of SFI. "We hope the White House and other government entities...

2010-02-02 10:00:00

STEVENS POINT, Wis., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation announced today the introduction of its new HP Indigo certified OptiPrime Digital label paper at Dscoop5, an annual conference for Hewlett-Packard (HP) users. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100202/CL47222 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080514/NEWPAGELOGO ) OptiPrime Digital, designed for printing high-quality pressure sensitive labels, is pre-optimized allowing converters to skip traditional...

2010-01-27 10:00:00

STEVENS POINT, Wis., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation today announced the introduction of EcoPoint(TM) Plus, a new high-performance bottle label paper featuring 10 percent post-consumer waste (PCW) recycled fiber. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/CL44367) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080514/NEWPAGELOGO) EcoPoint Plus is third-party chain-of-custody certified to the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) (BV-COC-953662), the...

2010-01-22 12:41:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SP Newsprint Co., LLC announced today that its Dublin, Georgia and Newberg, Oregon newsprint mills have achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Chain-of-Custody certifications. These certifications track FSC, PEFC and SFI certified material through the chain of custody process - from the fiber sources to the consumer, including all successive...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products, a leader in the building and construction industry, announced today it has achieved certifications to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) chain-of-custody standard across its engineered lumber facilities and the SFI fiber sourcing certification for its engineered lumber, structural panels and softwood lumber products. "Obtaining these SFI certifications is an...

2009-09-25 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Tree Farm System(R)( )(ATFS) announced that it has received independent, third-party forest certification for each of its four regions in the United States a total of 24-million acres of private forestland. State Tree Farm programs in the Northeast, North Central, West, and South regions are now certified under one of these four regional certificates of registration. In 2008, ATFS received its international endorsement by the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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