May 2019

Staples receives 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

May 14, 2019 - 06:57
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 17, 2019 (Business Wire) -Staples, Inc., is proud to announce we received the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Staples’ accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019.

James Cropper named as finalist at BITC's Responsible Business Awards for its CupCycling innovation

May 14, 2019 - 05:59

KENDAL, UK, April 30, 2019 (Press Release) -We are proud to announce that James Cropper have been named as a finalist for Business in the Community’s (BITC) Responsible Business Awards, the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad.

The awards champion the most inspiring businesses who are making a difference by taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger communities and tackle our biggest environmental challenges.

James Cropper named as finalist at BITC's Responsible Business Awards for its CupCycling innovation

May 14, 2019 - 05:59
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KENDAL, UK, April 30, 2019 (Press Release) -We are proud to announce that James Cropper have been named as a finalist for Business in the Community’s (BITC) Responsible Business Awards, the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad.

The awards champion the most inspiring businesses who are making a difference by taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger communities and tackle our biggest environmental challenges.

Duni introduces new compostable and secure-fitting bagasse lids for Octabagasse take-away box concept

May 14, 2019 - 05:50

MALMO, Sweden, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -The compostable, secure-fitting new bagasse lids enable managers to offer a completely plastic-free service solution.

Sustainable design, secure fitting

Duni’s launch of the opaque bagasse lids comes at a time when many owners of take-away businesses are seeking to reduce their plastic consumption. The EU rules on single-use plastics and customer concern over plastic pollution are accelerating this trend.

Australian Paper's $7.5 million EFW feasibility study confirms viability of EFW facility at its Maryvale Mill in Victoria

May 14, 2019 - 05:06
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MT. WAVERLY, Australia , April 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Following more than two years of detailed work, Australian Paper has released the key findings from its $7.5 million Energy from Waste (EfW) feasibility study, co-funded with support from the Victorian and Australian Governments, which confirms that an EfW facility at the Maryvale Mill would be socially, economically, environmentally, and commercially viable.

UPM Raflatac develops Biofore Site concept and sets responsibility targets for 2030 at its Malaysian factory

May 14, 2019 - 04:58
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HELSINKI, April 23, 2019 (Press Release) -The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are the framework that governments, business, and civil society use to drive the sustainability agenda. With those goals in mind, UPM Raflatac developed the Biofore Site concept and set responsibility targets for 2030 that aim to improve its environmental, social and economic performance. The aim is to build site-specific roadmaps that include auditing, measuring and evaluating progress. The Biofore Site concept will facilitate growth of a strong sustainability culture and increase transparency.

AF&PA supports EPA's approval of original water quality standards by state of Washington

May 14, 2019 - 04:45
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WASHINGTON, DC, May 13, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to approve almost all of the original water quality standards developed by the state of Washington. EPA announced the action on May 10.

Bobst installs folder-gluer VISIONFOLD 110 A2 and die-cutter NOVACUT 106 E Autoplaten at Bridger Packaging's facility in Letchworth, UK

May 14, 2019 - 04:02

REDDITCH, UK, May 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Innovative cartonmaker, Bridger Packaging, has invested in not one, but two, highly versatile BOBST machines at its Letchworth plant. The site has taken delivery of a folder-gluer VISIONFOLD 110 A2 and a die-cutter NOVACUT 106 E Autoplaten to increase capacity, drive efficiency and further enhance its flexibility.

Stora Enso introduces New Retail turnkey solution for automated and unmanned retail

May 14, 2019 - 03:39

HELSINKI, May 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso introduces a turnkey solution for automated and unmanned retail. The solution, New Retail by Stora Enso, merges in-store and online shopping by using sustainable RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags for wireless authentication and payment. At the core of the system are Intelligent Cabinets by Stora Enso, RFID-enabled e-kiosks designed for on-the-go purchasing using smart phones. Application markets for the solution include food and beverages in urban settings such as transportation hubs, offices, schools and hotels.

Walki offers tailored, safe and sustainable coated board grades for all types of to-go packaging

May 13, 2019 - 09:44

ESPOO, Finland, May 13, 2019 (Press Release) -The desire for spontaneity and mobility on the one hand – a responsible and environmentally-friendly approach on the other: Consumers are often torn when it comes to to-go packaging and are forced to compromise. Restauranteurs using to-go dishes, which are practical, easy to handle and also truly sustainable, have a clear competitive advantage here.

Walki offers tailored, safe and sustainable coated board grades for all types of to-go packaging

May 13, 2019 - 09:44
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ESPOO, Finland, May 13, 2019 (Press Release) -The desire for spontaneity and mobility on the one hand – a responsible and environmentally-friendly approach on the other: Consumers are often torn when it comes to to-go packaging and are forced to compromise. Restauranteurs using to-go dishes, which are practical, easy to handle and also truly sustainable, have a clear competitive advantage here.

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