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TAPPI, TREES Atlanta & RockTenn to Plant 100 Trees in Decatur
Event to Commemorate TAPPI’s 100th Anniversary
WHAT: TAPPI, TREES Atlanta and RockTenn are teaming up to plant 100 trees in Decatur. The trees represent the 100 years during which TAPPI members in the global pulp, paper, packaging and related industries have worked to preserve and sustain parks and forests.
WHEN: Friday, February 27, from 12 – 4 p.m.
WHERE: City of Decatur on Ponce de Leon Avenue, between Scott Boulevard and Sam’s Crossing
WHY: To help celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2015, TAPPI wants to raise awareness of how the pulp, paper,
packaging and related industries help sustain well-managed forests. Based in Peachtree Corners, Ga., TAPPI is the leading association for the technical advancement of the pulp, paper, packaging and related industries. Its members include researchers and scientists at many Atlanta companies and organizations, including RockTenn, the event’s sponsor.
Chris Luettgen, vice chairman of the TAPPI Board of Directors
Nina Butler, senior vice president and senior environment counsel,
Kevin Hudson, vice president, forest resources, RockTenn
Kate Conner, director of development & marketing, Trees Atlanta
Approximately 35 volunteers from Rock-Tenn, TAPPI, Trees Atlanta