In a move to throttle down on waste, litter and pollution, the New York City Council has adopted legislation that would place a five-cent fee on paper carryout bags distributed at supermarkets and other retail outlets in the nation’s largest city.
In her March 30 letter, “Giving caribou a fighting chance,” Natural Resources Defense Council boreal corporate campaign manager Shelley Vinyard said Canada has “unfettered clear-cut logging operations in caribou habitat” and “logging companies are destroying caribou habitat, with few environmental safeguards.
At Domtar, we’re a proud part of the communities where we operate. We not only produce pulp, paper and personal care products in our facilities, but we also support vocational education, environmental sustainability and civic and recreational programs that enhance daily lives for our neighbors.
The Business in Vancouver article “Coastal Forestry Revitalization Plan Awaits Reality Check” (issue 1532; March 12–18) raises an important question about whether the provincial government’s revitalization plan will meet its stated objectives.
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices on all polyacrylamides and acrylamide monomer across the North America and EMEA regions, effective immediately. This price increase is necessary due to the steep increase of key feedstock material costs.