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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 …

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 …

Sustainable Procurement of Wood and Paper-based Products

January 2015

By World Resources Institute and WBCSD Forest Solutions  

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

GreenBlue Partners With Two Sides

May 2015

GreenBlue has partnered with Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and …

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 …