Weyerhaeuser Releases Latest Environmental Citizenship Report

Date: June 23, 2005

Source: News Room

Weyerhaeuser Co. has released its latest citizenship and environment report, titled "Roadmap for Sustainability," detailing the company's practices in regard to corporate ethics, environmental performance, pollution reduction, and resource conservation. On a per-ton basis, Weyerhaeuser mills have cut waste going into landfills by 45 percent and cut energy consumption by 27 percent since 1999. The forest products company now uses virtually every portion of the logs brought into its mills and recycles 98 percent of the chemicals required for pulp and paper processing. The company also collected 6.7 million tons of recycled paper in 2004, representing 13 percent of all paper recovered in the United States. The report is available online at www.wy.com/environment.

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