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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Condoms to the Rescue, and 5 Other Novel Ideas for Saving the Forests

Wear condoms, retire the bear, and eat less fried chicken.

Those are among the unusual ideas for helping the environment in general and forests in particular that were turned up by a Dead Tree Edition study of recent news reports. I don't think you'll see these in the mainstream media's usual Earth Day articles:

Wear condoms

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

I'm an environmental idiot!

I used to think that using post-consumer recycled content to make paper was good, that cutting trees to make paper was bad, and that online editions were greener than “dead-tree” editions. Silly me.

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Recycled Paper: Be aware of the pitfalls

From an environmental perspective the basics of paper recycling are primary-school simple.

1. Recovering and recycling paper is a net positive for the environment.

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April 19, 2010

From pulp and paper to helicopter fuel!


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Apr 19, 2010

Significant Government Investments in Senneterre Power Station

Boralex Power Income Fund is pleased that its Senneterre, Québec power station project will benefit from significant investments by the federal and provincial governments.

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April 20 2010

Magnus Hall new Chairman of Skogsindustrierna

April 20 2010  Magnus Hall, CEO of Holmen, has been elected new Chairman of Skogsindustrierna, the Swedish Forest Industries Federation.

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20th April 2010

Sappi Forests buys 14 500-ha plantation from Mondi

Paper and pulp manufacturer Sappi Forests said on Tuesday that it had extended its plantation holdings in South Africa with the purchase of the Sjonajona plantation in the Mpumalanga province from Mondi.

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December 2009


On 8 December 2009, UPM, Metsäliitto, M-real, and Botnia closed the transaction according to which Metsäliitto's and Botnia's share of the Fray Bentos pulp mill and the eucalyptus plantation company Forestal Oriental in Uruguay were transferred to UPM. UPM has a 91% ownership in the Fray Bentos pulp mill and 100% in Forestal Oriental.

Construction of the Fray Bentos pulp mill began in 2005. The total investment was 1.2 billion US dollars. The mill started pulp production in November 2007.

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April, 2010

Some Thoughts on the Future of Pulp

PaperMoney asked me to write a bimonthly column on the industry in “my” area, which is Canada. As the deadline rolls around I find myself in Uruguay, working on a permit application for a new 4000 tons/day mill, and realize that the situation here has much to do with North America.

Some of the current, and impending, closures of pulp mills in Canada and the United States are of course due to the expansion of low-cost, high quality pulp producers in South America.

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April 16 2010

Sweden: Strike at six Swedish mills

April 16 2010 Swedish Paper Workers Union’s notice of total stoppage of work at six Swedish pulp and paper mills was carried out early Friday morning.


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by Dr. Radut