You should think before you use another piece of paper, but in a different way. To understand why going paperless isn’t always the best option, we must take a close look at the forestry industry, including the North American forest landscape that produces pulp for home and personal care products, like paper towels and tissues, as well as for timber products such as wood furniture.
Earth Day is one day each year that people are asked to reflect on how they impact the planet, but we can celebrate Earth Day every day, and invite its values into one of the most overlooked places in our lives-- the very floors we stand on.
The Rainforest Alliance and NEPCon announced last month their intention, subject to agreement on detailed terms, for NEPCon to acquire the RA-Cert business unit that manages Rainforest Alliance's certification, assurance and auditing services in sectors including forestry, agriculture and tourism.
Forests, critical to the survival of every living thing on Earth, are falling at an alarming rate. The Rainforest Alliance believes in the power of market forces to conserve forests, and this International Day of Forests, invite you to learn more, through an article written by our partners at Domtar.