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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Paper provider for fashion gurus drops APP due to deforestation across Indonesia

Paper provider for fashion gurus drops APP due to deforestation across Indonesia

Date : 3rd December 2009, Source : Mongabay



One by one, the fashion industry's biggest companies are leaving Asian Pulp and Paper (APP)—and deforestation in Indonesia—behind. The newest defector is PAK 2000, a packaging company for fashion products. After a sustained campaign by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) and fashion companies buying from PAK 2000, the New Hampshire-based company, has announced that it is severing all ties with APP by the end of the year. The announcement means that big famous companies—from Versace to J. Crew—will have an easier time avoiding paper products that cause rainforest destruction.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1202-hance_pak2000.html





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