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(USA) A mile and a half west of Plymouth, Welch Creek received wastewater discharge from the former Weyerhaeuser paper pulp mill, now owned by Domtar Corporation, between 1957 and 1988. EPA studies found that the midstream portion of the creek contained sediment with high levels of dioxin, a toxic
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(USA) The City of Memphis, Tenn., along with International Paper, FCR of Tennessee and Friends of City Beautiful recently began a recycling program called All Aboard. The new program targets old corrugated containers, as well as paperboard packaging.

International Paper had approached Memphis offi
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About 30 to 40 protesters gathered Monday at Sears’ State Street store in Chicago calling on the retailer to use more recycled paper in its Lands’ En
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(Israel) Israel's market for waste-recycling is finally beginning to wake up.
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(USA) Grays Harbor Paper, which joined the project Wednesday, pegs mill production at 425 tons per day of carbon neutral, process chlorine free paper
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Paper sludge berm produces an odour when wet that has been described as resembling vomit or sewage, and leaches chemicals into a nearby municipal dra
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(India) A Fishseller asking customers to carry their own bags for his neatly paper-wrapped fish. A rare sight sometime ago, but a reality now.

With
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(India) The initiative christened 'Be Independent of Plastic on Independence Day' is undertaken by the bank to encourage people to proactively get
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Every ton of recycled paper saves 17 trees and approximately 8,000 gallons of water and can be recycled using up to 70 percent less energy than requi
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Guardian Media Group (GMG) has developed a paper purchasing policy to ensure that sustainability issues such as recycled content are considered in th
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How does a pulp and paper mill measure its impact on the surrounding community? And with a commitment to sustainable practices, can it improve its en
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The Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) has declared 2007-08 as “Environmental Advancement Year” and was making all efforts for eco-conser
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(USA) Americans alone use an estimated 100 billion bags a year — bags that won't biodegrade for five centuries or more. An estimated 46,000 bits of
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(India) Claiming to be the first project of its kind in the country, domestic paper manufacturer JK Paper has tied up with the UN to sell carbon cred
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(USA) Florida's top environmental regulator has upheld a ruling that makes International Paper stop polluting Perdido Bay near Pensacola. Maybe unde
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