OfficeMax Announces Paper Procurement Policy: a Step Forward for Southern Forests

Today, OfficeMax released a new environmental paper policy which will help to reduce the company’s impact on forests and further bolster the recycled paper industry. The company now joins its competitors, Office Depot and Staples, with standing environmental policies. To read the Dogwood Alliance Press Release about the OfficeMax policy, check out our pressroom by […]

OfficeMax Environmental Policy Signals Office Supply Sector’s Continued Interest to ‘Go Green’

Today, OfficeMax (NYSE: OMX) released a new environmental paper policy which will reduce the company’s impact on forests and further bolster the recycled paper industry. This commitment caps a seven-year effort by environmental groups led by Dogwood Alliance and ForestEthics to green the office supply industry. In less than a decade, the office supply sector has now transitioned from one of the most environmentally destructive industries to one that has begun to challenge the world’s largest paper companies to improve their forestry practices.

Health, Beauty & Over-Packaging

Dogwood Alliance and our supporters from around the United States are highlighting the Health and Beauty industry for the role that its’ paper packaging plays in contributing to the destruction of Southern forests. The companies, include Proctor & Gamble, Unilver and Revlon, are major health and beauty companies making hundreds of products packaged with paper […]