New bags will save more than 5,000 trees each year
BOISE, Idaho, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies pharmacies are swapping white for brown as they transition from traditional white prescription bags to a new recycled brown bag at 1,700+ locations across the United States. The switch to the more sustainable bag is expected to save more than 5,000 trees annually.
Created in 2012 under the leadership of our Ashdown, Arkansas, mill, Four States Timberland Owners Association (FSTOA) has grown steadily to reach over 220 members with a total of 628,000 acres of woodland under FSC certification. Working with industry partners, Domtar has helped fund the certification process and make it more manageable for small landowners.
The concept of forest certification, which ensures that the forests used to create pulp and paper products will continue to remain environmentally viable after harvest, has existed for more than 20 years. Ecolabels, including Type 1 ecolabels like ECOLOGO® and EU Ecolabel, help consumers easily identify products sourced from well-managed forests.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that Dave Bubser, a world-renowned forest resource management and certification expert, has joined the company as its new Vice President of Forestry Services. Bubser now oversees international business for SCS’ forest-based certification programs in the company’s Natural Resources division, providing strategic and operational guidance and support to Program Directors, and focusing on client relations, sales and marketing, auditing key accounts, and special projects.
As leaders in sustainability within the hospitality industry, Las Vegas Sands is committed to taking care of the planet to promote health and wellness through Sands ECO360, its global sustainability strategy. Marina Bay Sands has taken on an educational and transformational food journey focusing on responsibly sourcing food to serve.
Forests are key to the survival of human, animal, and plant life around the world. According to the United Nations Climate Summit’s Declaration on Forests, forests support approximately 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity, helping provide clean air and combatting climate change by absorbing carbon in the atmosphere.
Here at Seventh Generation, we’ve made consistent improvements on our diapers over the years, but we know that our goal of a zero-waste disposable requires a revolutionary change. We need to think big – not just about our company, but our whole industry.
September 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - By 2050 we’re likely to need three times more wood than we do today, yet forests are fighting for their lives as the ground they stem from is being sought for alternative uses.
The key to keeping forests standing is to make them viable so they can compete with alternative land uses that require them cleared. Sustainable wood extraction as a forest conservation strategy has long been recognised as one way to achieve this.
By Jacob Sterling, Head of Environment & CSR, Maersk Line
Container shipping is a business of steel and oil: Steel to build ships and containers, and oil to fuel the ships. Clearly, the use of wood in shipping was dropped when we abandoned wooden ships, or was it?