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SCA offering environmental grants in honor of Earth Day

April 22, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — SCA has announced its fifth round of Environmental Education Grants for schools on Earth Day, April 22, 2011, according to a press release.

This year, SCA will award a total of $25,000 to schools in the four regions where it has tissue operations, including Alabama, Arizona, New York and Wisconsin, the release noted.

According to the release, the company has given nearly $120,000 in funding to 56 schools nationwide since the grant program''s inception in 2007.

"When we started up our North American operations in 2001, it was very important to us to extend SCA''s long global history of environmental stewardship into our communities," said Don Lewis, president of SCA Tissue North America.

"SCA is proud to support environmental education initiatives that reflect our strong commitment to sustainability. It''s very meaningful to help teachers and local schools inspire students who are a part of the next generation," Lewis added.

Click here to read the complete release.