Office Supply Industry’s Environmental Progress and Problems Cited in USA Today Ad

An advertisement in today’s USA Today highlights the forest-related paper practices of five major office supply companies: Corporate Express (NYSE: CXP), FedEx Kinko’s (FDX), Office Depot (ODP), OfficeMax (OMX), and Staples (NasdaqGS: SPLS). Environmental groups Dogwood Alliance and ForestEthics say FedEx Kinko’s and Staples are making significant progress in their paper purchasing, while OfficeMax has been doing the least to back up its “green” spin with concrete actions.

International Paper buys Weyerhaeuser Packaging

International Paper’s Purchase of Weyerhaeuser Packaging Mills Amplifies Need For Company to Reform Forestry Practices in the Southern US and Around the World The March 17 announcement of ’s (IP) $6 billion purchase of Weyerhaeuser Company’s (WY) packaging and recycling mills marks the further expansion of IP’s influence over the world’s forests, including the special […]

A Leap Forward –Environmental Organizations Help Paper Company Become Better Steward of Southern Forests

On February 29, 2008, Dogwood Alliance released a report, “Southern Forests & Bowater, Inc.: Progress Report July 2006 – July 2007,” detailing the leap forward Bowater (now AbitibiBowater) made in honoring its commitment to improve forestry practices in the Southern US and in protecting forests of ecological significance on the Cumberland Plateau of Eastern Kentucky, Central Tennessee and Northern Alabama. The report does not address concerns with AbitibiBowater’s forest practices in the Canadian Boreal forest.

The Green Skinny On Office Supply Companies…

  Ad in USA Today Gives The Green Skinny On Office Supply Companies…   These days when every major corporation claims to be environmentally responsible, with office supply companies we can tell you who’s really green and who is just greenwashing.   Check out the ad , press release and new Green Grades Report