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Starbucks, Alliance for Environmental Innovation Release Report Regarding Environmental Impacts of Serving Coffee

Posted: May 26, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

Starbucks and the Alliance for Environmental Innovation today released the results of a partnership that began in August 1996 to reduce the environmental impacts of serving coffee in Starbucks retail locations. Research was conducted on three initiatives: increasing the use of reusable in-store...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Tops List of Eco-Friendly Companies

Posted: May 25, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

An international investment advisory firm has ranked Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) number one among the nation's top 23 pharmaceutical companies for environmental performance. Innovest Strategic Value Advisors gave Bristol-Myers Squibb its top rating (AAA) based on over 60 factors, including environmental management systems;...

CARE Car: Waste as a Raw Material in Automotive Manufacture

Posted: May 24, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

DaimlerChrysler experiments with vehicles made from recycled materials

Westvaco Receives Paper Industry's Top Two Annual Forestry Awards

Posted: May 23, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

Wins for wildlife stewardship and forest management for the second time in five years

Armstrong's Wood Products Operations Adopts Stronger Environmental Position On Timber Purchasing

Posted: May 18, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ACK) said today that its wood products operations division (Triangle Pacific Corp.) will only purchase gatewood timber from companies who can certify that it was harvested by loggers trained in the industry's "Best Management Practices" (BMP) program. Implementation...

Mead Coated Board Division Completes Sustainable Forestry Review: Practices Found To Be In Compliance By Third-Party

Posted: May 17, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

The Mead Corporations Coated Board division recently initiated a third-party audit of its forestry operations. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP conducted the audit under the American Forest & Paper Associations Sustainable Forestry Initiative(SM) (SFI) (SM) voluntary verification program. The results of the independent audit indicate that...

3M Phasing Out Some of its Specialty Materials

Posted: May 16, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

3M today announced it is phasing out of the perfluorooctanyl chemistry used to produce certain repellents and surfactant products. The affected product lines represent about two percent of 3M's nearly $16 billion in annual sales. These include many Scotchgard products, such as soil,...

Weyerhaeuser Grande Prairie/Grande Cache, Alberta, Forestlands Achieves ISO 14001 EMS Registration

Posted: May 16, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

Weyerhaeuser Companys Grande Prairie/Grande Cache Forestlands division has achieved certification to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard. Registration followed a thorough independent audit by the Quality Management Institute, a division of the Canadian Standards Association. Weyerhaeusers Grande Prairie/Grande Cache Forestlands manages...

Weyerhaeuser Publishes 1999 Annual Environment, Health and Safety Report

Posted: May 15, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

Weyerhaeuser Company today announced the release of its 1999 Annual Environment, Health and Safety Report. For the first time in the seven years that the company has produced this report, information about health and safety performance has been included. This Weyerhaeuser centennial edition...

Jefferson B. Seabright Appointed Vice President, Policy Planning for Texaco

Posted: May 10, 2000 – 12:00 AM EST

Jefferson B. Seabright will join Texaco in the newly created position of Vice President, Policy Planning effective May 15, it was announced today by Texaco Chairman and CEO Peter I. Bijur. Seabright currently serves as Executive Director of the White House Climate Change...

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