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SCA establishes Tork Green Hygiene Council

October 12, 2009
NEENAH, WI — Tork®, an SCA Tissue North America brand, announced at the recent 2009 ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America Trade Show that the company has formed the Tork Green Hygiene Council (TGHC) — a panel of four experts that will provide perspective and advice on how to create sustainable and healthy environments, both at work and home, according to a press release.
The TGHC consists of: David Gottfried, founder of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Regenerative Ventures Inc.; Joshua Radoff, co-founder and principal of YRG Sustainability Consultants; Dr. Allison Aiello, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan; and Donna Duberg, assistant professor of clinical laboratory science at Saint Louis University, the release stated.
Cindy Stilp, director of marketing and communications at SCA Tissue North America, said: "The TGHC showcases Tork''s ongoing commitment to providing green and hygienic public washroom solutions for businesses and their customers. As the world''s greenest paper company, we''re constantly striving to bring hygiene and sustainability to the forefront to keep people and the planet healthy."
The council will participate in roundtable discussions, provide keynote speeches at leading industry conferences, lead sustainability and hygiene forums and guest blog on Tork''s website, the release noted.
The TGHC will provide best-practice information for Tork customers and the general public to ensure they are current on the latest sustainability trends and hygiene methods, the release added.
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