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June 18, 2023

How RFID Eases the Burden on the Greenhouse Workforce and Budget

To track crops throughout the greenhouse and prior to shipping, growers are turning to radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. Chris Kirk, Director of Digital Strategy for WestRock, provides his expertise on the RFID technology.

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February 27, 2023

Arbor Day Foundation and Trees Atlanta Bring Together Corporate, Local Resources for Planting Event

A tree planting event was held to honor John Lewis’ legacy and add to the flowering forest that is growing in his memory in Atlanta, Georgia. Trees Atlanta, along with other Atlanta-based organizations, hosted the annual community planting event with support from the Arbor Day Foundation and its corporate partners WestRock, International Paper, and UPS.

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January 18, 2023

At WestRock, Innovation Unites Growth Strategy with Sustainability

WestRock head of strategy and sustainability Alpa Sutaria seeks growth opportunities by partnering with customers on new products that drive their market and sustainability goals

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June 8, 2022

Can You Recycle Pizza Boxes? The Answer Might Surprise You

WestRock's study found that the strength of the recycled material degrades when the cardboard is 20% grease by weight. They partnered with Domino's to make the process easy for everyone: Go to their website and plug in your ZIP code, and the site will tell you if your local recycling center accepts pizza boxes.

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June 7, 2022

Produce Packaging Ripe for Innovation

Produce companies partner with WestRock’s EverGrow Fiber-Based Produce Packaging Collection, specifically its auto-erect carriers made of 24-pt coated natural kraft for plums, pears, nectarines, peaches, and grapes.

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May 12, 2022

WestRock Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report and Announces Validated Science-Based Target for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

(Press release) WestRock announced the publication of WestRock’s 2021 Sustainability Report, detailing the comprehensive efforts the company is making for, and with, customers to imagine and deliver on the promise of a sustainable future.

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