Highland Brewing Company Going Solar!

Highland Brewing Company is going solar! The company recently released the news that they will be switching over to solar power as a source of energy on sunny days. The company’s Vice President, Leah Ashburn, said, “There are some tax benefits for installing solar. As a small business in the alcohol industry, we have challenges and […]

Help Us Raise $15,000 to Celebrate 15 Years

This fall marks Dogwood Alliance’s 15th Anniversary. We’ve celebrated with parties and special projects, but none so important as our year-end campaign to help jump start the next 15 years for even bigger success. We’re kicking off our next decade-and-a-half with a special effort to raise an additional $15,000 by the end of the year.

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.

Change on the Horizon: Environmental Paper Revolution has Begun

Today, the Environmental Paper Network, a diverse group of environmental organizations joined together to support socially and environmentally sustainable transformations within the pulp and paper industry, released a report detailing the environmental impacts of the paper industry. The State of the Paper Industry is the first comprehensive report addressing fiber sourcing, recycling, consumption, paper production, and the paper industry’s impact on communities and the climate crisis.