Our goal is to minimize environmental impact while using our resources efficiently.

We voluntarily publish our performance data by facility, driving accountability and providing transparency of information.

Key Facts

  • Exceeded 99% compliance across operations in air and water since 1997.
    • Edmundston: 98.85% compliant (3,443 tests in 2012)
    • Madawaska: 100% compliant (1,488 tests in 2012)  
  • Operating well below regulatory air and water limits
  • Implemented strategy to minimize carbon footprint and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    • 67% GHG reduction in Edmundston and Madawaska since 2006
    • 0.15 MT eq Co2/t in 2012
  • Diverted solid residue from landfills to be used for local composting, land amendment and energy production
    • 248,000 metric tonnes used for beneficial reuse (2012) = 96%
  • Reducing its carbon footprint by continually increasing the amount of energy derived from carbon-neutral energy sources such as biomass and heavy liquor. In 2012, 82 percent of the mill’s energy came from carbon-neutral sources, a 12% improvement since 2006
  • Reducing its fossil fuel consumption by 80% since 2006 and our boilers operate oil-free during normal operating days

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Environment Contact

For more information please contact:

Eric Carrier
Manager Pulp & Environment
Phone & Fax: (506) 737-2359
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