The two mills in our operations network that do handle recycled newsprint (one in Thorold, Ontario and the other in Mokpo, South Korea) are both located near urban areas that have more readily accessible supplies of recovered paper.
We’re proud of the work our people do here at Resolute, but these latest nominations are a chance for us to be proud of the work our people are doing with others. Our First Nations partnerships are the focus of both the Northern Ontario Business Award (NOBA) we’re receiving and the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Award, for which we’ve been shortlisted.
When Resolute customers buy pulp, paper and lumber from us, they know they are buying from a sustainable supply chain. But sometimes they need to tell our story to their own customers. That’s why we posted a new SlideShare called The Sustainable Supply Chain. It tells our sustainability story in 14 simple slides, from the importance of asking where wood comes from to what responsible sourcing is and how chain of custody works.
We launched a new line of specialty paper called Align™ in 2012. It’s a family of high-opacity, high-bulk, environmentally responsible papers that can be used as alternatives to chemical pulp coated and uncoated freesheet in most commercial printing applications.
As dramatic footage from this summer’s wildland fires reaches our screens, we are reminded of the devastating power of nature. But in light of the theme for the 2015 National Forest Week – wildland fires – we thought we’d take a look at a few questions about forest fires. What are the causes, why fires are important – especially to the boreal – and when do you just let it burn?