Media Advisory - Environmental discussion with Cascades CEO and Dr. David Suzuki

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, April 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - With Earth Day just around the corner, Cascades (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, invites media representatives to its material recovery facility in Ottawa for a discussion about recovery, recycling, circular economy and environment in the presence of Mario Plourde, President and Chief Executive Officer at Cascades, Dr. David Suzuki, reknown environmentalist, and a group of students involved in the Ontario EcoSchools network. This discussion will be moderated by columnist and animator Frédéric Choinière, well versed in environmental issues.

Mario Plourde will also take this opportunity to make a special announcement about a new sustainability initiative that the company will deploy in Ontario.

The event will conclude with a tour of the sorting facility to demonstrate the circular path followed by paper and paperboard products after collection in the recovery bin.



Thursday, April 11, 2019



1:00 PM



Cascades Recovery Ottawa
2811 Sheffield Road, Ottawa, ON K1B 3V8



Mario Plourde, CEO, Cascades
Dr David Suzuki, reknown environmentalist
Students and representatives of the Ontario EcoSchools Network
Frédéric Choinière, columnist and host


Please take note that the event will be held inside the sorting center, which is not heated. Please dress according to the outside temperature. Protective equipment will be offered to participants for the visit of the sorting center. Flat and closed shoes required.

Founded in 1964, Cascades offers sustainable, innovative and value-added packaging, hygiene and recovery solutions. The company employs 11,000 women and men across a network of over 90 facilities in North America and Europe. Driven by its participative management, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous research and development efforts, Cascades continues to provide innovative products that customers have come to rely on, while contributing to the well-being of people, communities and the entire planet. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.

Hugo D'Amours
Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs
Cascades Inc.