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Enbridge, Carbon Farmer Team Up to Plant 327,00 Trees

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Brad Rabiey is not your typical farmer. In addition to cultivating organic grain on his family farm near Manning in northern Alberta, he’s in the business of planting trees.

The Secret Lifecycle of Recycled Paper

How well do you know the lifecycle of recycled paper?
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As much as technology surrounds us, we are far from being a paperless society — from sales receipts to instruction manuals to children’s homework, paper is an intrinsic part of our society. Fortunately, paper is also fairly easy to recycle, and comes from a renewable (albeit slowly renewable) resource.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Registration for 2013 National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 7 and throughout the Fall
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants during its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Toyota Saves Trees…by the Billions

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How do you save a few billion trees and a billion bucks?  Boot the box. Kick the carton. Punt the packaging.

More than a decade ago, Toyota began using returnable containers for shipping parts and accessories. The environmental impact so far: saving 220 million pounds of wood and 145 million pounds of cardboard, the equivalent of 2.7 billion trees.

Atlanta FedEx Volunteers Help Create a Greener Future

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By Lori Walton

To celebrate FedEx’s 40th Anniversary in Atlanta, FedEx volunteers joined Trees Atlanta to help with tree maintenance in Freedom Park near downtown Atlanta, which is one of the most heavily used green spaces in Atlanta due to the miles of biking and walking trails that weave throughout the park.  Trees Atlanta plants thousands of trees each year and maintains them for a minimum of two years in order to give them a better chance to survive long term in the tough urban environment. 

Greener Communities: Trees on the Move

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How do you safely move something that stands 56 feet tall, 100 feet wide and weighs 518,000 pounds? Simple, you use Cat® equipment.

Check out how Cat equipment was used to move a 100-year-old Ghirardi Compton Oak tree to make way for road widening in the 2012 Caterpillar Sustainability Report.

 

Helping Customers Make Informed Paper Choices

On the frontlines of sustainable business with EarthChoice Advisory Services
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"Domtar’s EarthChoice® Advisory Services embodies Domtar’s vision and leadership aimed at balancing economic, environmental and social concerns in our daily work. Through our tailored approach, we share what we’ve learned with our existing and potential customers and suppliers, end users of our products, and environmental organizations with whom we collaborate."

- EarthChoice Advisory Services mission statement

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"Domtar’s EarthChoice® Advisory Services embodies Domtar’s vision and leadership aimed at balancing economic, environmental and social concerns in our daily work. Through our tailored approach, we share what we’ve learned with our existing and potential customers and suppliers, end users of our products, and environmental organizations with whom we collaborate."

- EarthChoice Advisory Services mission statement

Giving Trees of Irapuato Keep on Growing

General Mills program has been planting trees thoughout south central Mexico for more than 15 years.
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Planting and taking care of trees requires some practice, and a little patience and perseverance. But when you learn how to do it, it becomes a lot easier – and very satisfying.

At our General Mills facility in Irapuato, Mexico, we’ve been germinating tree seedlings at our Green Giant greenhouse and then planting them throughout south central Mexico for more than 15 years.

Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification

Partnership approach will provide market with more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable paper options
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Ashdown, Ark., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the culmination of a precedent-setting two-year partnership process that saw 55 landowners in the Texarkana area achieve Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) group certification.  With the Ashdown Mill’s strong support, the Four States Timberland Owners Association (FSTOA) was successful in receiving FSC Forest Management Certification on 70,000 acres of forestland.

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