De Pere Company Gives $175,000 Toward Riverwalk and Wildlife Viewing Pier
DE PERE, Wisconsin – Fox River Fiber, a De Pere-based manufacturer of 100 percent recycled pulp, was instrumental in providing funds for the recently completed De Pere Riverwalk and Wildlife Viewing Pier with a $175,000 donation.
“We take our role as stewards of the environment very seriously,” said Greg Archambault, president and chief executive officer of Fox River Fiber. “The Riverwalk is a fantastic community asset that we are proud to support.”
The De Pere Riverwalk and Wildlife Viewing Pier links Voyageur Park to the city’s east-side downtown district. It begins with a bridge at the De Pere locks on the Fox River, crosses the lock tender’s island, and connects to a viewing pier on the foundation of the old Claude Allouez Bridge.
“On behalf of the citizens of De Pere, I would like to thank Fox River Fiber for its generous contribution toward improving the quality of life in our community,” said De Pere Mayor Mike Walsh.
Fox River Fiber is an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper and turning it into high-quality pulp for environmentally conscious companies. The company is a past recipient of the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.
About Fox River Fiber
Fox River Fiber operates out of a highly automated, state-of-the-art facility in De Pere, Wisconsin, where its premium pulp is used in the production of printing and writing paper, tissue paper and FDA-compliant products.
The company has developed processes to recycle many types of wastepaper materials into clean, usable pulp. This extends the life of landfills and reduces overall reliance on environmental resources. Using recycled pulp in the paper manufacturing process can produce up to a 2-to-1 ratio of pulp compared to freshly cut logs. To date, Fox River Fiber has saved more than 25 million trees using its deinking process.
Please visit www.foxriverfiber.com to learn more about Fox River Fiber.