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A Crash Course in Pulp & Papermaking

January 2017

LESSONS FROM TAPPI’S INTRODUCTION TO PULP AND PAPER TECHNOLOGY There are two words that can describe the papermaking process: fascinating …


Building trust as a strategy for sustainable forest management

June 2016

This past March a group of global brands including HAVI Global, McDonald’s, Macmillan Publishing, Mars, Staples, and Time Inc., met …


Rising Markets Lift All Boats

April 2016

Just this month, GreenBlue’s Forest Products Working Group, and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) hosted the Woodland Owner and Brand …

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What does EPAT measure?

July 2015

EPAT collects data around seven categories that represent opportunities for environmental performance improvement along the supply chain of paper sourcing, manufacturing and use. …

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Why do companies use EPAT?

September 2015

EPAT provides a framework for the most comprehensive, fact-based evaluation of the environmental performance of paper available today. EPAT helps companies: Make informed …

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Recovered Paper as a Fiber Source

August 2015

Recycling is an important aspect of the forest products supply chain. The use of recycled fiber can reduce the demand …


Introduction to Certification

August 2015

Growing environmental awareness and consumer demand for more socially responsible businesses helped third-party forest certification emerge in the 1990s as …

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Why Aren’t More Forests Certified?

August 2015

Protecting and managing forests, and all the essential services forests provide, is critical to the well-being of our planet and …


Advancing the Conversation on Forest Certification

August 2014

Members across the forest products supply chain met in Charlotte, NC on June 12 for GreenBlue’s first-ever Forest Certification Innovation …