Environmental Paper Network Press Releases
April 29, 2013
Paper giant’s sustainability gamble signals ‘paradigm shift’ for industry
Greenwire: (Monday, April 29, 2013) Michelle Merlin, E&E reporter A year ago, Teri Shanahan, the head of sustainability efforts at the world’s largest paper company, was anxious. She was about to walk into a meeting filled with the very people who had been criticizing her company, International Paper Co., for 12 years. Dinner plans had been …
August 15, 2012
Improvements Increase Accuracy of Independent Paper Life-Cycle Measurement and Comparison Tool
The Environmental Paper Network has released a new version of the Paper Calculator to better assist paper buyers with measuring the environmental impact of their paper usage and shifting to paper that supports climate and endangered forest protection.
September 7, 2011
Campuses Dig Deeper to Improve Paper Recycling
With the start of a new school year, a growing coalition of sustainability and recycling organizations is engaging with North American campuses to help them boost recycling by tracking and improving their paper recovery rates. From text books to blue books, paper is essential to successful campus recycling programs. Yet while paper recycling rates have slowly increased over the years, they are not keeping up with demand from manufacturers who need recovered paper to produce new, recycled-content stocks. With over 50% of paper still being thrown away on college campuses, there is a need to dig deeper and find those valuable sources of paper.