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

World Class Southeastern Coastal Forests Under Attack

World Class Southeastern Coastal Forests Swallowed Up by International Paper and Fast Food Companies

Dogwood Alliance and Local Partners Release Report Highlighting Natural Beauty, Legacy of Destruction, and Naming Key Parties to Continuing Destruction; Thousands Show Support from the Region

Report details biological importance of Coastal Forests

Report released highlighting the connections between large corporate customers of paper packaging produced from the Middle Atlantic Coastal Forests and the negative impact of business-as-usual forestry on the amazing biolgoical diversity of the region.