Tuesday, May 15, 2007

First 100% Recycled Coated Sheets Hit the Market

New Leaf Paper is launching Sakura 100, a new product representing a significant advance in the category of recycled coated sheets. New Leaf Sakura 100 is designated Ancient Forest Friendly™ and manufactured with Green-e® certified renewable wind energy. It is the first coated paper manufactured from 100% post-consumer waste (PCW).

Environmental attributes of New Leaf Sakura 100 reflect New Leaf Paper’s holistic approach to sustainability:
· 100% post-consumer waste, which preserves forests and reduces landfill and greenhouse gas emissions
· Processed chlorine free, which helps keep rivers free of poisonous bleaching products
· Designated Ancient Forest Friendly™, which reflects the highest environmental standard in North America
· Manufactured with 100% Green-e® certified renewable wind energy, which helps reduce the nation’s output of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming

New Leaf Paper is the largest paper company in the U.S. that deals exclusively in environmentally superior papers. Since 1998, the San Francisco-based company has led the paper industry in developing and distributing environmentally responsible papers that compete aesthetically and economically with leading virgin-fiber products. New Leaf Paper offers a selection of more than 30 coated, uncoated, and board grade papers, many with 100% post-consumer waste recycled content; its inventory products are all manufactured with Green-e® certified renewable wind power and biogas energy.

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