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Introduction to EPAT 3.0 Webinar

April 2016

  EPAT 3.0 is here! Learn about the leading tool for comparing environmental indicators and attributes across U.S. paper mills. …

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A guide to the Forest Products Industry in the Southern United States

March 2016

The data presented here represents a significant collection effort by the USDA Forest Service FIA program along with the many …

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Guide to EPAT 3.0

March 2016

Learn more about the newest version of our innovative tool, EPAT.

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Sustainable Forestry and Certification Programs in the United States

November 2015

By the American Forest & Paper Association The paper on Sustainable Forestry and Certification Programs in the United States provides …

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Sustainable Procurement of Wood and Paper-based Products

January 2015

By World Resources Institute and WBCSD Forest Solutions  

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Hansel and Gretal Walk in the Forest, Landowners Walk in the Woods: A Qualitative Examination of the Language Used by Family Forest Owners

February 2007

  By Kyle Andrejczyk, Brett J. Butler, Mary L. Tyrrell, and Judith Langer In 2007, a series of focus groups …

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Who Owns America’s Forests?

May 2008

Forest Ownership Patterns and Family Forest Highlights from the National Woodland Owner Survey By The U.S. Department of Agriculture and …

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Forest Certification Update: Changes to the SFI and FSC Standards in 2015

March 2015

By: Kathryn Fernholz, Dr. Jim Bowyer, Steve Bratkovich, Matt Frank, Harry Groot, Dr. Jeff Howe, John Owen, Dr. Ed Pepke …

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A Guide to Packaging Material Flows and Terminology

August 2015

Given that paper is a heavily used packaging material, understanding packaging material flows is an essential step to optimizing recovery …