World Rainforest Movement

Pulp mills

These are often large-scale mills located close to plantations areas, where the trees are processed to pulp and cellulose. Most often, this is done by a chemical polluting and water and energy -intensive process by which wood chips are cooked to separate the cellulose, used for paper production, from the lignin, followed by a purification/bleaching process.


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  • Mountains of Paper, Mounting Injustice

    Posted on December 29, 2008

    Since its invention paper has been a vehicle for education and an essential tool for communicating our thoughts, ideas, dreams and beliefs. Paper is associated with images of education, access to written information and a better quality of...

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