New Report: Greening Fast Food Packaging

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.

Greening Fast Food Packaging report cover

World Resources Institute Brief focuses on Dogwood Alliance’s Carbon Canopy Project

WRI has just published a new brief, to discuss one that does, an innovative project called The Carbon Canopy, led by Asheville-based Dogwood Alliance and office products company Staples. The project is a consortium of companies (including Columbia Forest Products, Domtar and Coca Cola), large and small private woodland owners, and environmental organizations (including Rainforest Alliance and Pacific Forest Trust) that seeks to leverage markets for ecosystem services with the aim of increasing the area of protected lands in the Southern US and increase the acreage of forests certified under sustainable management.

Carbon Canopy spruce pine