Our new report, “Greening Fast Food Packaging: A Road Map to Best Practices,” highlights the key environmental attributes of fast food packaging and provides a simple path forward to more sustainable packaging. In addition to highlighting companies that have exerted leadership on these key issues, it includes an easy to use survey for fast food chains and individual restaurants to assess their packaging. Read More»
4th Annual Green Grades Report Finds FedEx, Staples and Office Depot Leading, Amazon and Costco LaggingSeptember 9th, 2010 by Scot Quaranda
Major office supply companies and retailers received their report cards today, and while the sector saw overall progress on critical sustainability issues such as Endangered Forest protection, several prominent brands continue bad habits that harm the world’s forests, air, and water.
Now in its 4th year, the Green Grades report card informs American consumers and large purchasers of paper products on what companies are doing—or not doing—to safeguard the environment and the world’s forests. Read More»
Dogwood Alliance strongly supports the findings of this report as an important solution to the climate crisis. As an organization working to protect the forests of the Southern US, we continue to seek positive solutions for our forests and for the climate and following some of the simple steps set forth in this report will help us achieve that goal. In addition to recommendations on zero waste strategies, incinerator bans and extended producer responsibility, as part of our work to solve the packaging problem, we strongly support the following recommendation: Read More»