RE: discontinuation of Envision tp products

David Biddle (
Mon, 15 Nov 1999 12:51:49 -0500

What are your thoughts on Marcal? I've always considered them worthy of all recycler's business!

David Biddle
Center for Solid Waste Research
7366 Rural Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Contributing Editor - In Business (

On Saturday, November 13, 1999 4:03 PM, Eric S. Johnson [] wrote:
> I called Ft. James, who referred me to the sales rep for my area. She
> thought there was no way they'd discontinue Envision, but also assured
> me they had many other recycled content lines. She also thought it was
> possible they would consolidate the Envision line into fewer products
> (now they have unbleached, bleached, two-ply, one-ply, etc.).
> My take on it all? It being the only TP I'll buy, I'll be most
> disappointed if it's taken off the marked. I made it very clear I
> wasn't interested in seeing post-consumer content reduced in any way in
> any change of the Envision products. I also made it clear that I don't
> buy _unless_ it is high-post-consumer content. In other words, 'Green
> Forest' won't cut it (what misleading labeling!).
> I highly recommend everyone get on the phone to Ft. James. While on the
> phone, ask for the name and # of your area sales rep so that you can
> call them, too. The more polite but direct concern they all hear, the
> less likely they'd ever try to eliminate the product.
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