Volume 11, No. 02 - July 22, 2015

WBCSD report examines the complementary roles of fresh and recycled fiber

The report Facts & Trends: Fresh & Recycled Fiber Complementarity examines why both virgin and recycled fiber are necessary and the importance of fiber quality and cost in determining what types of fiber are used in a particular application.

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NCASI report examines methods for characterizing forest-related land use impacts in life cycle assessment

NCASI Special Report No. 15-04, Methods for Characterizing Forest-Related Land Use Impacts in Life Cycle Assessment, discusses proposals for evaluating land use impacts in LCA, including a general framework proposed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). 

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NCASI/FPAC migratory birds practices handbook

In Canada, the Migratory Birds Convention Act (MBCA) is intended to help conserve and maintain populations of migratory birds, and to fulfill Canada’s obligations under the Migratory Birds Convention of 1916. In cooperation with the Forest Products Association of Canada, NCASI has developed the Handbook of Forestry Practices for Migratory Birds to help the forest products industry meet requirements of the MBCA.

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Synthesis and analysis of forest products industry NPRI data

NCASI Special Report No. 15-03, Synthesis and Analysis of Forest Products Industry NPRI Data Reported up to 2012, presents the statistical approach NCASI has developed to synthesize and analyze the portion of the NPRI database associated with the forest products industry, in search of potential outliers and relevant historical trends. 

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New NCASI Headquarters address

The NCASI Headquarters Office recently relocated from Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, to nearby Cary, a municipality between RTP and Raleigh.

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