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Cascades release 7.3

July 3, 2013

CASCADES TISSUE GROUP HONORS 33 FIRMS IN ITS FOURTH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
In 2012, prize-winning firms collectively saved the equivalent of 845,209 trees

WATERFORD, NY — Cascades Tissue Group today announces that 33 of its corporate partners and distributors received environmental achievement awards for their strong partnership and commitment to offering environmentally preferable products. The award-winners include 23 U.S. and 10 Canadian businesses with sales of products that clearly represent Cascades’ commitment to environmental sustainability. By offering their commercial and industrial customers tissue paper products made from 100 percent recycled fiber, instead of virgin fiber, the environmental achievement award recipients saved 845,209 trees—equivalent to 2,108 American football fields.

“It is an honor to recognize these distributors for their efforts in promoting environmentally sustainable products,” said Suzanne Blanchet, Cascades Tissue Group president and CEO. “Their support and partnership is invaluable as we continue to reduce our environmental impact and in educating buyers and end users on the significance of using sustainable products.”

Honorees of the Cascades Tissue Group’s fourth annual environmental achievement awards include:

• Cintas Corporation (Cincinnati, Ohio)
• Office Depot, Inc. (Delray Beach, Fla.)
• Staples, Inc. (Framingham, Mass.)
• Starbucks Corporation (Seattle, Wash.)
• Imperial Bag & Paper Company, LLC (Bayonne, N.J.)
• Labatt Food Service (San Antonio, Texas)
• Penn Jersey Paper Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
• Dade Paper Company (Miami, Fla.)
• HP Products (Palo Alto, Calif.)
• Kelsan, Inc. (Knoxville, Tenn.)
• Paper Enterprises, Inc. (Bronx, N.Y.)
• Economical Janitorial & Paper Supplies, LLC (Harahan, La.)
• Reinhart FoodService, L.L.C. (Rosemont, Ill.)
• Southwest Paper Company (Wichita, Kan.)
• Dacotah Paper Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
• McShane Enterprises, Inc. (East Brunswick, N.J.)
• Tarheel Paper Company (Winston-¬Salem, N.C.)
• Janitor’s Supply & Paper Co., Inc. (Greenville, Miss.)
• Schneider Paper Products, Inc. (Baton Rouge, La.)
• JAD Corporation of America (Flushing, N.Y.)
• Cavalier Inc. (Norfolk, Va.)
• Holt Paper & Chemical Company (Baltimore, Md.)
• Jackson/Newell Paper Company (Meridian, Miss.)
• Wood Wyant, filiale du Groupe Sani Marc (Victoriaville, Québec)
• Staples Advantage (Mississauga, Ontario)
• Flanagan Foodservice, Inc. (Kitchener, Ontario)
• G.T. French Paper Limited (Hamilton, Ontario)
• Unisource Canada, Inc. (Montreal, Québec)
• Distribution Sogitex (Val-d’Or, Québec)
• WFS Ltd. (Windsor, Ontario)
• Les produits Sanitaires et d’Emballage Ecologixx Inc. (Montreal)
• Romco, a division Boudreault Canada Ltd. (Ottawa, Ontario)
• Swish Maintenance Limited (Peterborough, Ontario)

About Cascades Tissue Group:
Cascades Tissue Group is a division of paper manufacturing and packaging leader Cascades ULC (CAS Toronto Exchange), a pioneer in recycled paper manufacturing. The division has 18 mills spread throughout North America, including 10 in the United States. Its towel and tissue products are generally considered single-use goods – a fact motivating Cascades to remain an industry model of forward-thinking manufacturing, sustainability and carbon avoidance. For more information about Cascades Tissue Group, visit www.afh.cascades.com.