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Forest products help power local economies

In Virginia and North Carolina, forest products – including wood bioenergy – are among the most essential industries. In this time of uncertainty and upheaval, the stable, well-paying jobs and economic output of the forestry sector, as well as its…

How wood biomass helps mitigate climate change

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Sustainable Business Practices

Enviva donates more than $60,000 to help during pandemic

Company provides food and personal protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers in local communities. To date, there are more than one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across America. Of those cases, approximately 155,600 are in the Southeastern United States. A…

The lifecycle of a wood pellet

See how Enviva purchases leftover low-value wood and turns it into a renewable energy source to replace fossil fuels. Sustainable wood pellets power homes and industries around the world and provide a reliable and renewable source of energy that complements…

Longleaf forests get the help they need

Enviva and The Longleaf Alliance announce a partnership to protect and restore one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in North America. Enviva, the world’s largest producer of sustainably sourced wood pellets, recently announced a partnership to protect and restore one…

Branching Out: Women in Forestry

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up 13.9 percent of forest and conservation professionals across the country. At Enviva, we are lucky to have three of the best female foresters in the business, who ensure that forests across…

Meet Lauren Killian, Enviva sustainability forester

Take a walk in the woods with Killian, who promotes forest health and stewardship and helps private landowners manage their forests. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up less than 15 percent of forest and conservation professionals across…

Meet Dr. Jennifer Jenkins: Nobel Prize-winning scientist and bioenergy champion

In 2007, Dr. Jennifer Jenkins was part of a group of scientists, including former Vice President Al Gore, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work on climate. Nine years later, she became vice president and chief sustainability officer…

North Carolina’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project delivered strong results in 2019

2019 marked another successful year for the Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project (SFLRP) in North Carolina, continuing to deliver on its mission to empower forest landowners who have been traditionally underserved, to turn their family farms…

How bioenergy creates opportunity

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