2019 Domtar Sustainability Report

2019 Domtar Sustainability Report

Domtar harnesses one of the world’s most renewable resources – wood – in the service of literacy, education, communication, commerce, personal dignity, good hygiene, and the development of sustainable alternatives to petroleum hydrocarbons. And that is a story that is material to everyone. Welcome to the 2019 Domtar Sustainability Report.

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Domtar's Sustainability Report Dazzles
Any annual report can present compelling and useful information. Making that report so appealing that it draws readership like a magnet is a tougher challenge, one that is more difficult when dealing with typically dry themes like sustainability. Read more ...
Mar 19, 2020 9:50 AM ET
"Teeming" for Wildlife in Pennsylvia
For decades, Elk County, Pennsylvania, supplied coal to power the region and beyond, including to Domtar’s local mill in Johnsonburg. But strip mining has left behind a legacy of scarred land, marked by acidic soils devoid of organic matter and nutrients – conditions not suitable for growing vegetation. Driven by the need to find a new home for its manufacturing byproducts, a passion...
Jan 6, 2020 10:45 AM ET
What Waste? Domtar Plant Achieves Its Zero-Waste Goal
When Mark Clack joined Domtar in 2016 as the manager of the Delaware, Ohio, personal care facility, he noted that an impressive 80 percent of the manufacturing byproducts was being beneficially used or recycled. “Given Domtar’s commitment to sustainability, and my experience helping a microbrewery I previously worked at in California achieve zero waste to the landfill, I saw the opportunity to...
Dec 23, 2019 12:10 PM ET
Domtar Has The Right Chemistry Between Shareholders and the Planet to Succeed
There’s no shame in admitting that the primary motivation for most of our Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives is improving our bottom line. In a competitive environment, maximizing our efficiencies and reducing our costs are part of the job. But oftentimes, lowering costs and improving environmental performance go hand in hand – that’s called sustainability. Several years ago,...
Dec 11, 2019 11:15 AM ET
Water May Be Cheap; Using It Isn’t
Watching water move down a river can lull us into thinking it’s as free as it is free-flowing. But this resource, which we share with our communities, isn’t free. In recent years, Domtar has taken a closer look at the costs of using water in making pulp and paper. And thanks to a variety of process improvements, we are seeing greater water efficiency and lower costs. We are intentional...
Dec 9, 2019 10:40 AM ET

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