November 2018

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AF&PA appreciates EPA for organizing America Recycles Day Recycling Summit

November 16, 2018 - 10:23
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman today commended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for organizing the America Recycles Day Recycling Summit. On Thursday afternoon, she will join industry executives in addressing the EPA headquarter-based summit and in signing an EPA pledge to help identify solutions to issues facing the U.S. recycling system.

Ingevity increases prices for all for pine chemical-based products by 7-12% from Jan 1, 2019

November 16, 2018 - 09:20
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Ingevity has announced a general price increase for all tall oil fatty acid, tall oil rosin, rosin derivatives, distilled tall oil, and lignin dispersant products. The increase is due to continued inflationary pressures and will range from 7 to 12 percent for all products.

The new prices will be effective January 1, 2019, or as contracts allow.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

EUROPEN and 72 other associations call on EU to safeguard single market in single-use plastics negotiations

November 16, 2018 - 05:28
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BRUSSELS, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -EUROPEN and 72 other associations representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain call on the European Institutions to ensure that the free movement of packaging and packaged goods across the EU’s Single Market is not undermined by the Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP), currently being negotiated in trilogues.

Essity wins ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ awards at 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

November 16, 2018 - 02:09
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity has won the awards ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ for Tork EasyCube® and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ at the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards. The awards were announced on November 15 in Berlin.

Essity wins ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ awards at 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

November 16, 2018 - 02:09
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity has won the awards ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ for Tork EasyCube® and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ at the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards. The awards were announced on November 15 in Berlin.

Solaris Paper receives 2018 DEAL Award from Sustainability Dashboard Tools at ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX

November 16, 2018 - 01:58
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ATLANTA, GA, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Solaris Paper is a proud recipient of the 2018 DEAL Award. Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC recognized Solaris Paper for its leadership in sustainability.

Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC presented the DEAL Awards October 30, 2018, at the ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX. The awards recognize the outstanding performance, contributions, and leadership of organizations that participate in the DEAL program.

Solaris Paper receives 2018 DEAL Award from Sustainability Dashboard Tools at ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX

November 16, 2018 - 01:58
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ATLANTA, GA, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Solaris Paper is a proud recipient of the 2018 DEAL Award. Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC recognized Solaris Paper for its leadership in sustainability.

Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC presented the DEAL Awards October 30, 2018, at the ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX. The awards recognize the outstanding performance, contributions, and leadership of organizations that participate in the DEAL program.

Ecolab's Nalco Water to increase prices on paper solutions in Europe, effective Dec 1

November 16, 2018 - 01:54
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ZURICH, Switzerland, Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, is applying price increases on solutions provided by its Paper division in Europe. The increases, driven by substantial inflationary factors, including rising raw material and transportation costs, are effective December 1, 2018:

Ence extends green financing of its renewable energy subsidiary to Euro 69 million for new 46 MW low emission biomass generation plan in Puertollano, Spain

November 15, 2018 - 08:44
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MADRID, Spain, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -ENCE extends the green financing of its Renewable Energy subsidiary to 69 million euros for the new 46 MW low emission biomass generation plant that the Company is building in Puertollano (Ciudad Real) and whose conclusion is scheduled for the end of 2019.

This financing has a maturity of 7 years and includes an institutional "bullet" tranche amounting to 43 million euros. In addition, it foresees the development of another 6.5 MW in one or several plants.

Vanden Recycling welcomes WRAP's UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025 but calls for improvement in recyclability of plastic packaging

November 15, 2018 - 03:58
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LISBURN, UK, Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Vanden has welcomed the UK Plastics Pact Roadmap but has called for more work on the recyclability of plastic packaging.

The leading UK plastic recycler also questioned whether a possible increase in supposed compostable plastics would make recycling messaging less effective while also leading to more contamination of recycling streams.

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