Domtar Enhances Recyclebank Green Schools Program

Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:58am EST

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Companies deepen partnership; collaborate to promote environmental
 education and student leadership

MONTREAL,  Feb. 13, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -Domtar Corporation  (NYSE: UFS) (TSX:
UFS) today announced it is furthering its partnership
 with  Recyclebank by supporting the  Recyclebank Green Schools Program, which
awards schools grant money for unique student projects that will
 make a positive environmental impact on their communities. Domtar will
 make more students' green projects a reality by contributing additional
 donation dollars, as well as awarding a year's supply of  EarthChoice Office
Paper  to the school with the most innovative project.  Domtar is committed to
 providing more sustainable paper options; its EarthChoice Office Paper
 meets the global forest management standards of the Forest Stewardship
 Council (FSC) and is certified by the Rainforest Alliance.



Recyclebank is the company that rewards people for taking everyday green
 actions with discounts and deals from locally-based businesses and
 national brands. Each year, the Recyclebank Green Schools Program
 awards environmental project grants to schools in Recyclebank
 communities. Together, these schools, their students and their
 communities work to encourage residents to donate points that
 Recyclebank transfers into real dollars for schools-thereby turning a
 community's green actions into funds for a local school. Since 2007,
 Recyclebank has granted close to  $400,000  to more than 125 schools.
 This year, Domtar will award an additional  $500  to every school that
 reaches 50 percent of its donation goal.



"At Domtar, we are passionate about supporting educational projects,
 like the Recyclebank Green Schools Program, as it is an important part
 of our company's commitment to the sustainable development of our
 communities," said  Paige Goff, Vice-President of Sustainable Business
 and Brand Management at Domtar. "By partnering with Recyclebank, we are
 able to guide more students and consumers to make sustainable choices,
 which ultimately help to reduce their overall environmental impact."



Since 2011, Domtar has been working with Recyclebank to increase
 awareness of the benefits of responsible paper production, use and
 recycling. Past projects for Recyclebank members, sponsored by Domtar,
 have included educational gaming modules about responsible forestry,
 seasonal Web content about paper usage and recycling and a rewards
 offer for EarthChoice Office Paper.



"Since we began the Green Schools Program, it has been inspiring to see
 the creative and thoughtful approaches from schools across the country
 in the spirit of solving today's pressing environmental challenges,"
 said  Karen Bray, vice president of marketing, community solutions at
 Recyclebank. "We admire Domtar's ongoing commitment to sustainability,
 and together we look forward to empowering more of tomorrow's
 environmental leaders to put their ideas into action and make an impact
 on our planet."




ABOUT DOMTAR  

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets
 and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including
 communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and adult
 incontinence products. The foundation of its business is a network of
 world class wood fiber converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff
 and specialty pulps. The majority of its pulp production is consumed
 internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the
 largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in  North
 America  with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® 
Opaque Offset, First Choice®  and Domtar EarthChoice®. Domtar is also a leading
marketer and producer of a complete line of
 incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends®  brand name.
Domtar owns and operates Ariva®, an extensive network of strategically located
paper and printing
 supplies distribution facilities. In 2012, Domtar had sales of  US$5.5
 billion  from nearly 50 countries. The Company employs approximately
 9,300 people. To learn more, visit  www.domtar.com.


ABOUT RECYCLEBANK

Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people
 for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more
 than 4,000 local businesses and national brands. Through its online
 platform and partnerships with municipalities, haulers, small
 businesses and corporate brands, Recyclebank empowers individuals to
 make a collective impact on the environment by increasing household
 recycling and taking other environmentally-friendly actions. A
 Certified B Corporation, Recyclebank has been recognized as a
 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, a Champion of the Earth
 by the United Nations Environment Program and for Outstanding
 Excellence in Public/Private Partnerships from the U.S. Conference of
 Mayors. Recyclebank is headquartered in  New York City. For more
 information, visit  www.Recyclebank.com.


SOURCE  DOMTAR CORPORATION

MEDIA CONTACTS

Kathy Wholley | Domtar

(803) 802-8006 |

Kathy.wholley@domtar.com

Jeff Harse | Recyclebank

(212) 659-6491 |

jharse@recyclebank.com

Suzanne Block | Bateman Group for Recyclebank

(415) 697-2572 |

recyclebank@bateman-group.com

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