Domtar Newsroom Sustainability Highlights offers compelling and inspiring sustainability stories about Domtar, its people, products, partnerships, industry, and communities. It is home to the important and stimulating environmental news for customers, media, consumers, and employees.
A growing number of actual and proposed bans on single-use plastic products, such as grocery bags, straws and water bottles, are feeding a worldwide appetite for bioalternatives, such as reusable, refillable and/or recyclable products and packaging. As a result, we’re seeing renewed markets for existing paper-based products and new opportunities for innovation in plant-based biomaterials.
Domtar has been a longtime leader in sustainability in the forest products industry because we are committed to incorporating sustainability throughout our supply chain — from forest management and raw material procurement to manufacturing processes and how we work. We’ve made great progress on the Domtar sustainability goals we set for the year 2020.
You’ve probably seen kids, hobbyists and amateur photographers using drone technology for fun, but drone solutions have a great deal more potential than an afternoon’s worth of entertainment. These small, unmanned aerial vehicles are useful for a wide range of applications, from logistics to manufacturing.
Trucks filled with dense pulp and paper sometimes struggle with weight restrictions. Lighter personal care products often have the opposite problem, completely filling the trailer despite rules that allow more weight. Learn how Domtar's commitment to sustainability touches every corner of the business, including the open road.
The face of the U.S.’s workforce is undergoing a vast and rapid change as an estimated 10,000 baby boomers retire each day. With nearly 4 million people calling it quits each year, this silver tsunami is creating a personnel gap that is being felt by a broad range of industries.
Filling the void is the generation that in 2015 became the largest in the U.S. workforce, according to the Pew Research Center — millennials, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as those born between 1982 and 1998.
Domtar, a leading provider of a wide variety of wood-fiber products, is proud to be named a finalist for the Pulp and Paper International (PPI) 2017 Environmental Leadership Award for its groundbreaking work to increase responsible forestry. The company’s creation of the Four States Timberland Owners Association (FSTOA) by its Ashdown, Arkansas mill has resulted in an incredibly successful model that Domtar hopes can be replicated by the industry.
It's an exciting time to be at Domtar and a member of the forestry community, Domtar Pulp & Paper President Mike Garcia said recently while speaking to a group of landowners and foresters at the South Carolina Forestry Association's annual meeting.