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Environmentally Preferable Paper Defined

August 2015

EPAT defines environmentally preferable paper in terms of seven interconnected desired outcomes that represent opportunities for improvement:  Efficient use and conservation …

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. …

How does EPAT work?

July 2015

EPAT considers 20 environmental performance indicators across the supply chain of paper in an analysis customized to reflect a paper …

Paper Life Cycle: Transportation and Climate Change

July 2015

Distance to the mill The location of the paper mill relative to the fiber source is an important factor in …

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 …

Moving Beyond Forest Certification: Interview with Domtar

July 2014

Our Forest Certification Innovation Summit, held in Charlotte, NC on June 12, brought together over 60 representatives from across the …

Rediscovering the Value of Forest Certification: Interview with Unisource Worldwide

June 2014

In advance of the GreenBlue Innovation Summit on Forest Certification on June 12, GreenBlue interviewed a few of the event …

Rediscovering the Value of Forest Certification: Interview with McDonald’s

June 2014

In advance of the GreenBlue Innovation Summit on Forest Certification on June 12, GreenBlue interviewed a few of the event sponsors to …

Deforestation Facts, Figures, and Causes

August 2010

Deforestation is defined as the conversion of land from forest to other uses such are agriculture, livestock or residential development. …