Billerud decides not to convert Wisconsin paper mill to cartonboard

The Tree Frog Forestry News
May 22, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Citing costs, Billerud decides not to invest $1B to convert its Escanaba, Wisconsin paper mill to cartonboard. In other Business news: the Makah Tribe opens sawmill in Neah Bay, Washington; Masterbrand acquires Supreme Cabinetry; concerns rise over EU deforestation regulation; and Minnesota shifts packaging waste burden to producers. Meanwhile: the USDA funds Southern Yellow Pine promotion; and DEMO 2024 and the Global Wood Summit go live.

In Forestry news: BC provides update on old-growth conservation, as the past Chetwynd Mayor, Resource Works, and The Tyee weigh in on forest policy impacts; North Carolina ENGOs seek freeze on old-growth logging; and Amazon carbon credits may be linked to illegal logging scam.

Finally, three safety stories on Day 2 of Forest Safety Awareness Week:

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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