Pledge by Nice-Pak
Nice-Pak Healthy Forests, Healthy PeopleTotal Trees Pledged: 150,000
Supporting actions: Environmental Education,
Raising awareness about the health and environmental benefits of trees through forest restoration, community tree planting and education.
Nice-Pak pioneered the first wet wipe back in 1957. We are now a global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of wet wipes for our own brands and on behalf of multinational retailers. Nice-Pak prioritizes plant-based fiber, increasing the amount of certified cellulosic fibers in our wipes year on year. We are committed to bringing environmental sustainability and improved health impacts to communities across the globe through our products, expertise, and education. We are focusing on forestry and environmental education to drive awareness that forests and trees are the best nature-based solution to address climate change and play a vital role in human health. Working with partners we will restore forests, improve tree equity, and support education that connects human and environmental health.
Restoration: Planting one hundred and fifty thousand trees over the next three years in ecosystems impacted by wildfires or other natural disasters.
Community Tree Planting: Identifying communities where there is a need to plant trees to improve health of people and the environment, improving their Tree Equity Score.
Education: Supporting the development of curriculum that focuses on the health benefits of forests and trees, helping to educate twenty-five thousand students about how forests and trees improve their health and wellbeing.
American Forests, Project Learning Tree (an award-winning environmental education program from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative)
Reaching 300 educators over 3 years with impact on 25,000 students.
To meet the challenges posed by climate change, our planting partners American Forests will implement our pledge with the latest science on climate informed forestry. This includes experimenting with planting designs, species mixes, site preparation actions, etc. All of our actions will include planting the right tree in the right place as well as in ecologically appropriate locations. Nice-Pak and American Forests work with partners that provide long-term stewardship and monitoring capacity.