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Indonesia to host 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit
Indonesia to host 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit

Indonesia has announced that it will host the third Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit next year.

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China's scrap ban roils U.S. recycling markets, and that could be a good thing
China's scrap ban roils U.S. recycling markets, and that could be a good thing

By the start of next year, China is expected to ban imports of 24 types of recycled materials, including mixed paper and various plastics. Beijing notified the World Trade Organization about the ban in July, an announcement that has shaken up world recycling markets and triggered fears of leftover scrap being dumped in U.S. landfills.

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Smurfit Kappa Celebrates Half-Century Milestone at Dublin Plant
Smurfit Kappa Celebrates Half-Century Milestone at Dublin Plant

Smurfit Kappa's Dublin Plant is celebrating the 50-year anniversary of opening its doors. The site was the first purpose-built corrugated plant for Smurfit Kappa.

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Domtar Paper receives Governor's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health
Domtar Paper receives Governor's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has awarded Domtar Paper with the Governor's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point sustainability proposal recognized in national contest
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point sustainability proposal recognized in national contest

Two units within the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have been nationally recognized for sustainability initiatives and a proposal to use compost made of paper mill and vegetable by-products to improve soil and crops within the Central Sands agricultural region.

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Boise Paper and Box Tops for Education™ Launch
Boise Paper and Box Tops for Education™ Launch "Give the Gift of Box Tops" Sweepstakes

In the spirit of the holiday season, Boise Paper and Box Tops for Education™ launched the "Give the Gift of Box Tops" Sweepstakes today, giving three winners the chance to help their local schools.

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Postal Service is Ready to Deliver More Than 15 Billion Pieces of Cheer This Holiday Season
Postal Service is Ready to Deliver More Than 15 Billion Pieces of Cheer This Holiday Season

The U.S. Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. In the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the Postal Service also expects to deliver 850 million packages, which is more than a 10 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

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Pratt Industries Employees Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston
Pratt Industries Employees Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

Part of the Pratt Industries mission statement focuses on enhancing the communities in which we live and work through diverse philanthropic investments of resources and funding. It's a tradition begun by Pratt's late worldwide chairman, Richard Pratt and continues today by his family and the entire organization.

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Essity and United Nations Foundation Convene Global Dialogue on UN Sustainable Development Goals
Essity and United Nations Foundation Convene Global Dialogue on UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Dialogue brought together businesses, government representatives and NGOs who discussed ways to collaborate to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Procter & Gamble Turns to Supercomputing for Paper Product Design
Procter & Gamble Turns to Supercomputing for Paper Product Design

A team of supercomputer programmers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is working with Procter & Gamble to help the company design better paper products.

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China ban on waste imports leads to piles of paper abroad, surging prices in China
China ban on waste imports leads to piles of paper abroad, surging prices in China

Huge mountains of old newspapers, cardboard and office scrap paper are piling up on Hong Kong's docks and its waste-paper collection sites are at bursting point. A flotilla of cargo ships laden with paper meant for recycling has been stuck for weeks in local waters.

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Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court
Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

The question of whether flushable wipes -- used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper -- are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District over a new city law regulating when such wipes can be labeled "flushable."

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Avery Dennison Gains Momentum in Progress Toward 2025 Sustainability Goals
Avery Dennison Gains Momentum in Progress Toward 2025 Sustainability Goals

Announces Industry-Leading Achievements In Paper Sourcing, Employee Safety

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Sofidel introduces bacteria-eating toilet paper
Sofidel introduces bacteria-eating toilet paper

When the toilet paper makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt. Once their work is complete, the enzymes bio-degrade, leaving no residue or negative environmental impact.

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Dying words: How the final words of billionaire Richard Pratt spurred son Anthony to make his own mark
Dying words: How the final words of billionaire Richard Pratt spurred son Anthony to make his own mark

Anthony Pratt remembers the last words from his father. Richard Pratt, 74, was losing his fight with cancer but not his will for success. The Global Financial Crisis had hit and he was worried.

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New book highlights 'Monfils 6' paper mill murder case
New book highlights 'Monfils 6' paper mill murder case

More than two decades after Tom Monfils was murdered at a Green Bay paper mill, a new book has been released about the convicted killers and their next steps to get out of prison.

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Bucksport's papermaking lore captured in
Bucksport's papermaking lore captured in "Still Mill"

"Farewell, dear materials coordinators, mill controllers and mill managers," writes Bucksport's poet laureate, Pat Ranzoni, toward the end of her new book "Still Mill."

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A look at how Koch does business
A look at how Koch does business

Charles and David Koch are best known for their controversial political empire, where they ply their combined personal fortunes of nearly $96 billion into conservative causes and candidates across the nation. They're less known for the business empire that's enabled that wealth: Koch Industries.

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Sappi, farmers work together to save money (and the world)
Sappi, farmers work together to save money (and the world)

Is the Cloquet Sappi mill the greenest in the world? While there hasn't been an official trophy awarded by pulp and paper mills worldwide, Cloquet Sappi manager Mike Schultz is quite certain we have a winner here.

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More from Greenpeace: Authors around the world stand up for free speech and forests
More from Greenpeace: Authors around the world stand up for free speech and forests

Greenpeace: "More than 100 authors have pledged to defend free speech and those who peacefully protect the world's forests. This pledge follows two multimillion dollar lawsuits filed by Resolute Forest Products, a Canadian company, to silence Greenpeace and Stand.earth's exposure of its controversial logging in the boreal forest."

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Global Paper Industry Meets to Advance Priorities
Global Paper Industry Meets to Advance Priorities

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) joined global industry executives and CEOs in Berlin, Germany, for the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) Annual Meeting and the 8th International CEO Roundtable.

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Greenpeace: 6 ways corporate lawsuits kill free speech (and how to fight back!)
Greenpeace: 6 ways corporate lawsuits kill free speech (and how to fight back!)

Greenpeace: "Free speech is a right. So how can a corporation possibly stop you from speaking out? Using a legal tactic called a SLAPP, corporations like the massive Canadian logging company, Resolute Forest Products, are attempting to crack down on free speech by suing their critics into submission."

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Resolute to create 26 jobs at SUNY Plattsburgh
Resolute to create 26 jobs at SUNY Plattsburgh

Resolute Forest Products intends to invest $26,000 to create those positions as it establishes a principal U.S. office in Redcay Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh.

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A safety milestone
A safety milestone

Sappi sets a record: Cloquet paper mill reaches record 2 million hours without lost-time injury.

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Miami U. paper foundation seeking executive director
Miami U. paper foundation seeking executive director

The Paper Science and Engineering Foundation at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, is seeking an executive director who will be responsible for all functional aspects of the organization.

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