American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) president and chief executive officer Donna Harman issued the following statement after the passage of Resolution 1207 in Suffolk County, New York, which imposes a $.05 tax on paper bags and single use plastic bags.
Cascades Inc., a recovery and manufacturer of green packaging and tissue products, has taken a majority position in Longhorn Paper Converting, a tissue converting plant in Grand Prairie, Texas.
The American Forest & Paper Association released its June paper reports.
As part of a widespread effort to reduce society’s environmental footprint, slogans such as “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” “Every Drop Counts,” and “Print Responsibly,” have become commonplace.
Menards, Eau Claire, Wisconsin was awarded the Business Friend of the Environment Award from the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) for a major upgrade in its wood recycling plant.