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What’s In the Box? Part 1

Market pulp. This may be one of the least sexy commodities in the world, but it goes into making the paper boxes that sexier goods like clothing and electronics are shipped in, that your milk and juice cartons are made with, that take-out food gets served in and that your cosmetics and pharmaceuticals come packaged … Continued

MEDIA STATEMENT: Canopy Statement on Recent Sateri/APRIL/RGE Announcements Oct 10/19

Canopy is pleased to acknowledge indicators of some early stage progress in addressing controversial fibre production and fibre sourcing by the Royal Golden Eagle corporate family, including viscose producer Sateri and pulp producer Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL). Canopy is happy to provide the following additional context on the public announcements that both companies … Continued

Hot Looks for Textile Exchange 2019

CanopyStyle takes a closer look at this fall’s top forest fashion trends   1- Never Say Never When we launched CanopyStyle in 2013, leading viscose producers told Canopy that turning recycled clothing into viscose at commercial scale wasn’t possible. 2019 has shown us otherwise. Since this summer, two additional viscose producers have launched Next Generation … Continued

Top-Ranked North American Printers Actively Help Advance Next Generation Solutions

BLUELINE RANKING OF SUSTAINABILITY 2019   Vancouver. October 9, 2019 – Canopy’s fifth annual Blueline Ranking, published today, reveals that the top five ranked printers are pushing green innovation to another level by supporting the development of Next Generation Solutions such as agricultural residue and wheat straw papers in North America. Domestic production of straw … Continued

Canopy and ZDHC Partner to Safeguard Forests, Water, Human Health, Biodiversity and Climate in Fashion Sector Work

Amsterdam and Vancouver, October 7, 2019 – Today, CanopyStyle and The ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme are announcing a partnership to scale up their collaborative work toward tackling the negative impacts of chemical processing, wastewater discharge, and raw material sourcing in viscose production. “With these two strong organizations aligning and collaborating, contributors and partners of both ZDHC … Continued

Packaging Zeitgeist Expands to World’s Endangered Forests and Climate

New Global Initiative Launched to Reduce Packaging’s Heavy Footprint on Forests, Species and Climate Greensboro, London, Los Angeles, Singapore, Stockholm and Vancouver, October 1st, 2019– New research has found that roughly three billion trees disappear into packaging every year. This sourcing practice leaves in its wake a trail of deforestation, degraded forest ecosystems, threatened species, and … Continued

Vogue : What are you wearing right now? If it’s rayon or viscose, chances are it comes from the Amazon

This article was published in Vogue Australia and Vogue India. By Sam Rogers. Do you know what your clothes are made from? If the label says ‘rayon’ or ‘viscose’ then it’s likely that you’re wearing the rainforest, possibly from Canada, Indonesia or the Amazon, which continues to be ravaged by the estimated 2,500 active fires spreading throughout Brazil, … Continued

September 2019 Newsletter

Threats to the Amazon,  good news for Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound and Next Generations Solutions are in the house! Read Canopy’s latest edition of the Understory. http://bit.ly/2lZEEHy  

Music to Our Ears – Canada Commits to Support Clayoquot Sound Protection Vision

Clayoquot Sound is not a type of music, it’s a coastal rainforest. But Clayoquot Sound in the 1990’s was to forest activism what Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” was to music in the 1960’s. It was a life affirming, edgy, groundbreaking campaign that inspired a movement and was in many ways very successful – … Continued

CONSERVATION GROUPS APPLAUD FEDERAL COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT INDIGENOUS LAND-USE VISIONS IN CLAYOQUOT SOUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance   August 23, 2019 Members of the Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance (CSCA) are congratulating the Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations for securing a key federal commitment to advance their land-use visions in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia, which will conserve the remaining ecologically-rare old growth forests in this iconic … Continued

It’s Canopy’s 20th Anniversary, and There’s No Better Time to Look to the Future

  By Nicole Rycroft In Fall of 2018, I was eating at restaurant in New York when the server’s tee-shirt caught my attention. It had three simple words on it: Be More Heroic. At another time I may have glossed over the message as perfect fodder for the bumper of a car. But with scientists … Continued

Breakthrough of Unprecedented Innovation in the Viscose Sector

This news was released by Re:newcell and Tangshan Sanyou   Breakthrough of Unprecedented Innovation in the Viscose Sector 粘胶行业开创先河的创新突破  Tangcell™and Re:newcell’s cooperation leads to new viscose products made from 50% post-consumer recycled textiles 唐丝和Re:newcell合作推出粘胶纤维新品:50%的原料来自消费后回收纺织品   China & Sweden: June 27th 2019 – A milestone achievement has been reached for the use of recycled cotton in … Continued

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