News & Resources

Forest Products Working Group debuts new website

November 2015

Contact: Anne Elsea, anne.elsea@greenblue.org, 434.202.4847 The Forest Products Working Group (FPWG), the leading organization that brings together companies that rely …

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 …

Family Forest tour – SPC Advance 2015

October 2015

SPC Advance attendees got the opportunity to tour a family-owned working forest in South Carolina on October 6th. Attendees learned …

McDonald’s, Mars, And Other Brands To Engage With Family Forest Owners On Sustainability

September 2015

GreenBlue and American Forest Foundation announces Sustainable Forest Management Partnership and Summit WASHINGTON, D.C. – GreenBlue and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) today announced a new …

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 …

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 …

Utilizing Recovered Paper

August 2015

“Recycling” and “recovery” are terms that are sometimes interchangeably but they mean different things in the context of the paper …

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 …