Forests in Focus
McDonald’s, Mars, And Other Brands To Engage With Family Forest Owners On Sustainability
GreenBlue and American Forest Foundation announces Sustainable Forest Management Partnership and Summit WASHINGTON, D.C. – GreenBlue and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) today announced a new …
Why do companies use EPAT?
EPAT provides a framework for the most comprehensive, fact-based evaluation of the environmental performance of paper available today. EPAT helps companies: Make informed …
Recovered Paper as a Fiber Source
Recycling is an important aspect of the forest products supply chain. The use of recycled fiber can reduce the demand …
Introduction to Certification
Growing environmental awareness and consumer demand for more socially responsible businesses helped third-party forest certification emerge in the 1990s as …
Utilizing Recovered Paper
“Recycling” and “recovery” are terms that are sometimes interchangeably but they mean different things in the context of the paper …
Why Aren’t More Forests Certified?
Protecting and managing forests, and all the essential services forests provide, is critical to the well-being of our planet and …
Environmentally Preferable Paper Defined
EPAT defines environmentally preferable paper in terms of seven interconnected desired outcomes that represent opportunities for improvement: Efficient use and conservation …
A Guide to Packaging Material Flows and Terminology
Given that paper is a heavily used packaging material, understanding packaging material flows is an essential step to optimizing recovery …
Design For Recovery Guidelines for Paper Packaging
GreenBlue’s Design for Recovery Guidelines for Paper Packaging was written to connect packaging designers with available recovery options in order …
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