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Vancouver, Canada —141,000 jobs in BC are directly tied to BC’s Forestry Industry. This industry generates $12.94 billion towards our province’s GDP, and pulp and paper accounts for 16% of that total.

The current wave of sawmill closures and curtailments rippling through B.C. had been expected for at least a decade.

Closed-door meetings with forests ministry staff and community and first nations leaders began Thursday in Williams Lake, as the B.C. government’s ambitious plan to remake the struggling Interior forest industry picks up speed.

Vancouver, BC, Canada – Today Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced further capacity reductions at two of its British Columbia sawmills with an indefinite curtailment at its Mackenzie sawmill and the permanent elimination of one shift at its Isle Pierre sawmill.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 18, 2019 — Students across the United States and Mexico learned valuable lessons about recycling and sustainability when paperboard packaging manufacturers recently taught TICCIT® in their local communities.

The parent company of Swedish-rooted and Dutch-based retailer Ikea now owns a sizable chunk of South Carolina forestland.

Company will put its paper straw innovations into the public domain to encourage industry collaboration, and will also explore bio-degradable materials.

The art of making paper has a long tradition in the Czech Republic with the first paper mill  dating back to the middle ages. Today Mondi Štětí is proud to be the country’s leading paper mill in terms of size of the mill, production rates, and environmental responsibility.

In a deal, the JPP acquired the complete share capital of RADMS Paper Limited, the company of Premier’s holding.

Santiago, July 12, 2019 - In relation to the information published by the National Consumer Protection (Sernac) regarding the closure of the process of restitution to consumers and the distribution of diapers to the beneficiaries of the program Subsistema de Protección Integral a la Infancia Chile Crece Contigo, Empresas CMPC states that:

In 2018, CEPI members produced 92.2 million tonnes of paper and board, keeping the same level of production than in 2017, and benefiting from a healthy economic environment.

Le Parisien reported that the Commercial Court of Nanterre opened proceedings yesterday (10 July) on the sale of the paper manufacturer’s factory in Jouy-sur-Morin, the closure of which in January put 238 people out of work.

Fit for the future, protecting profit and cash flow
Bergvik Skog transaction completed

Continuing difficult lumber market conditions and high log costs necessitated additional temporary curtailments in the quarter and the permanent closure of the Chasm, British Columbia lumber facility along with the elimination of the third shift of production at our 100 Mile House lumber mill.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 9, 2019 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share for the period from July 1, 2019, to September 30, 2019, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00.

Strong net sales growth and solid profitability

Borregaard’s operating revenues were NOK 1,340 million (NOK 1,199 million)¹ in the 2nd quarter of 2019. EBITA adj.² increased to NOK 179 million (NOK 164 million).

HARTSVILLE, S.C., July 18, 2019 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter ending June 30, 2019.

Global food giant, Nestle have announced the move to recyclable paper packaging for its Yes! snack bars.

Two Sides, a global non-profit promoting the sustainability of print and paper, continues to address misleading environmental claims made by some of the world’s largest corporations.

Company announces it will double its GHG reduction target after meeting existing goals four years ahead of schedule

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has received the OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL certifications from TÜV® Austria for its entire range of Coralpack™ grease resistant wrapping papers.

From groceries to clothing, making truly ethical and environmentally sustainable choices can prove challenging. After all, from start to finish, there are countless steps that go into bringing a product to the shelf.

When it comes to reducing waste for our planet’s long-term health, it’s important to understand the distinction between recyclable and recycled.

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