First Modern Straw Pulp Mill in North America Now under Construction Vancouver, BC. September 27, 2017 – For the past 15 years, environmental not-for-profit Canopy has been advocating to make commercial agricultural residue paper a reality. Today marks a significant milestone towards realizing that vision. Columbia Pulp, the first modern mill of its kind, … Continued
Canopy In The Media
Great interview with Senior Corporate Campaigner Catherine Stewart about Vancouver Island’s ancient and endangered forests, and the Canopy-generated story The Refugium. Listen to the interview here.
By Carl Meyer Six Canadian printers have made the top 10 this year in a Vancouver environmental organization’s sustainability rankings. On Thursday, Canopy Planet released its annual Blueline Ranking for 2017. Canopy calls its ranking system a “consumer guide” to the sustainability performance of the largest printers in North America. The ranking pits large printers, as … Continued
BY ALDEN WICKER If you look at the tags inside your clothing, you’ll often see “rayon” or “viscose.” An increasingly popular fabric–production has doubled in the past decade–these man-made cellulosic fibers are versatile, with a beautiful drape, and a soft and silky feel. They’re also often marketed as more eco-friendly, since they’re made from plant materials … Continued
Canopy has enlisted a group of renowned writers to create a piece of activist art to shine a light on the plight of Vancouver Island’s ancient forests—only 10% of which are still standing. Playing a game of Exquisite Corpse, Margaret Atwood, Terry Fallis, Suzanne Buffam, Laura Trunkey, John Valliant, Madeleine Thien, Karen Solie, Emma Donoghue, … Continued