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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Sustainability at Interstate Resources: United Corrstack…Green Mill with a Vision

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

Interstate Resources has published a series of PDF files about the U.S. corrugated manufacturing group's sustainability efforts. Download this story at
http://www.interstateresources.com/PDF/Interstate-Resources-United-Corrstack-Green-Mill.pdf



Challenge

For years, corrugated box and paper customers required competitive pricing and customized service. However, more and more, today’s customers demand price, service…plus social responsibility and sustainability practices from their business to business partners. Environmental stewardship is a necessary and expected part of everyday business.

Solution

Today, United Corrstack integrates many environmental sustainability practices into its day-to-day workflow, resulting in extensive natural resource protection. Just this one location saves 6,000 acres of trees a year. Their corrugating medium is 100% recycled materials (98% post consumer and 2% pre consumer).

United Corrstack is Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified, providing another business advantage to its corrugated box customers. The SFI logo identifies environmentally responsible products, with third-party corroboration and separates their services from competitors without environmental verification. When purchasing SFI products, the customer is assured their products are produced with eco-friendly materials and practices.





Evergreen Community Power provides the paper mill with sustainable energy independence, impacting all aspects of the operation. United Corrstack receives clean electric and steam from renewable sources United Corrstack… Green Mill with a Vision generated by their nearby power plant compared to other paper mills using fossil fuel and purchasing electric from a large fossil fuel utility. By exploiting synergies between multiple Interstate Resources business units, there are seamless, green, closed loop sustainable energy and recycling systems in place.

Customers can positively impact their own carbon footprint, the environment and society by choosing to do business with United Corrstack.

Capabilities

United Corrstack produces recycled corrugating medium from 23# to 33# with their 166" paper machine. Customer service and reliability include available Just-in-Time inventory.


United Corrstack LLC is a member of Interstate Resources, Inc., a member of INDEVCO Group, the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.

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