4th Annual Green Grades Report Finds FedEx, Staples and Office Depot Leading, Amazon and Costco Lagging

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.

Dogwood Alliance Calls on KFC to Stop Destroying Our Forests

KFC’s packaging is directly contributing to the destruction of our Southern forests. While other leading fast food companies are working hard to adopt sustainable packaging policies, KFC continues to make its famous buckets from trees that were harvested from pristine forests across the South.

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Dogwood Alliance Responds to International Paper’s Sale of 5.1 Million Acres

Southern forests are some of the most biologically rich and diverse in the world, but have been exploited for generations by the pulp and paper industry and much of the beauty and true value of our forests has been lost to unsustainable forestry practices including large-scale clear-cutting and the conversion of native forests to sterile pine plantations.[…]