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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Retailers Costco and Amazon.com flunk sustainable paper use, WalMart and Target fare little better

Retailers Costco and Amazon.com flunk sustainable paper use, WalMart and Target fare little better

Date : 27th August 2009, Source : Mongabay



Every year forests are destroyed for the production of paper: habitat is lost, greenhouse gases are released, species are impacted, and fresh water sources damaged. Some companies have begun to move towards more sustainable paper production, seeking paper sources stamped by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and increasing the use of recycled paper, however other companies in the industry have yet to change their way. The 3rd annual report card conducted by Dogwood Alliance and Forest Ethics focuses both on the companies who continue to make progress toward sustainable paper production—and those who don't.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0827-hance_paper_report.html





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