Domtar EarthChoice Monthly Minute | September 2016

Sep 22, 2016 10:25 AM ET

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As Seen on TV

This American Land, the leading conservation news magazine on public television, recently highlighted Domtar and longtime partner World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for their combined work on responsible forestry. The stars of the show are private landowners Stacey Locke and Donna Janssen, both of whom supply Domtar's Ashdown, AR mill and understand the importance of passing forests on to future generations. Find out which of them holds the original 1835 deed for their property, signed by the 8th president of the U.S. 

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5 Ways to Engage Sustainable Suppliers

Today's most progressive companies are integrating sustainability into their everyday operations, but demonstrating the importance of a transparent and responsible supply chain is not always easy for vendors that prioritize convenience. So just how do you convince and convert these critical links in the value chain? We've got five proven tips for engaging suppliers and extending sustainability beyond your own four walls. 

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Location, Location, Location 

Real estate is all about location - even when you're an osprey! Along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Domtar's Rothschild, WI mill recently provided a safe home to a pair of these once-endangered birds. Learn which perilous location the ospreys originally chose for their nest, and how the mill behind Domtar's premier Cougar® paper brand helped relocate them. 

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Did You Know?

Domtar's Kingsport, TN mill is located in the city where the Wilderness Road originates. Blazed by the legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone in 1775, this famous trail led early pioneers west through the Appalachian Mountains.

What's Your EarthChoice?

For many students, going back to school means bringing lunch on a daily basis. Next time you pack your child's meal, consider reusable containers instead of plastic bags or other single-use packages. Avoiding these disposable items can help reduce the 67 pounds of waste the average child's school lunch generates per year. 


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