June 2019

Segezha Group signs cooperation agreement with China CAMC Engineering to build Biotechnical Complex in Lesosibirsk, Russia

June 10, 2019 - 06:10
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MOSCOW, June 10, 2019 (Press Release) -On June 7, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the Segezha Group of Forestry Companies (part of Sistema JSFC) and Chinese Corporation САМС Engineering Co Ltd signed a cooperation agreement in the sphere of the investment project to build the Biotechnical Complex (BTC) in Lesosibirsk of Krasnoyarsk Krai with the capacity of up to 1 million tons of bleached sulphated pulp per year. The signing ceremony was attended by President and Chairman of the Board of Segezha Group Mikhail Shamolin, and CAMC President So Lo Yan.

Frugalpac and eco-influencer Madeleine Olivia's petition on cup recycling reaches 6,000 signatures for World Environment Day

June 10, 2019 - 05:06

IPSWICH, UK, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -A petition started by eco-influencer Madeleine Olivia in partnership with Frugalpac – manufacturer of the UK’s first fully recyclable cup made from recycled paper – has reached over 6,000 signatures, just in time for World Environment Day on 5th June 2019.

Hubbub: UK's Gatwick Airport launches cup reuse trial as part of #CupCupandAway campaign

June 10, 2019 - 05:05
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LONDON, June 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Gatwick Airport is launching the world’s first ever cup reuse trial.#CupCupandAway is the latest campaign created through the on-going partnership between Hubbub and Starbucks that is tackling single use plastic pollution. The campaign is funded by the 5p charge that Starbucks has voluntarily added to the cost of disposable cups across all their stores in Britain.

Hubbub: UK's Gatwick Airport launches cup reuse trial as part of #CupCupandAway campaign

June 10, 2019 - 05:05
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LONDON, June 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Gatwick Airport is launching the world’s first ever cup reuse trial.#CupCupandAway is the latest campaign created through the on-going partnership between Hubbub and Starbucks that is tackling single use plastic pollution. The campaign is funded by the 5p charge that Starbucks has voluntarily added to the cost of disposable cups across all their stores in Britain.

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Conservation groups decry logging practices in British Columbia at rally outside ministers’ offices

June 07, 2019 - 18:49
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VICTORIA, BC, June 7, 2019 (The Times Colonist) -Conservation groups stepped up the pressure on the B.C. government Thursday to protect pristine old-growth forests on Vancouver Island.

At rallies outside MLA offices in Victoria and across the province, the groups and their supporters expressed frustration with the NDP for allowing old-growth logging to continue.

Conservation groups stepped up the pressure on the B.C. government Thursday to protect pristine old-growth forests on Vancouver Island.

Thimm's CARTONARA wins two awards at German Brand Award 2019 in “Trade, Retail & E-Commerce” and “Digital Brand of the Year” categories

June 07, 2019 - 03:52

NORTHEIM, Germany, June 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Thimm has won two awards for the CARTONARA brand at the German Brand Award 2019 and was commended in the “Trade, Retail & E-Commerce” and “Digital Brand of the Year” categories. The international competition honours the best products and corporate brands.

Port Townsend Paper to recycle more, use less water with new pulper at Washington mill

June 06, 2019 - 20:31
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PORT TOWNSEND, WA, June 6, 2019 (Local News) -The Port Townsend Paper Corporation aims to increase its intake of recycled cardboard, while also reducing its consumption of fresh water by close to a million gallons per day.

Both improvements are tied to the planned replacement of the company’s Old Corrugated Container pulper, which is 22 years old, scheduled for this fall, but not before the public comment period expires June 28.

The real reason why toilet paper is white

June 06, 2019 - 20:27
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NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 (Other news source) -Toilet paper has a critical job. Although it’s an essential bathroom item, thinking about it usually starts and ends with needing to buy or use some. Meanwhile, people spend hours looking for the perfect towel or shower curtain colors for their bathroom—but toilet paper is just plain white. So what got the white toilet paper trend rolling? Maybe these creative toilet paper holders were an inspiration.

How is toilet paper made?

The real reason why toilet paper is white

June 06, 2019 - 20:27
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NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 (Other news source) -Toilet paper has a critical job. Although it’s an essential bathroom item, thinking about it usually starts and ends with needing to buy or use some. Meanwhile, people spend hours looking for the perfect towel or shower curtain colors for their bathroom—but toilet paper is just plain white. So what got the white toilet paper trend rolling? Maybe these creative toilet paper holders were an inspiration.

How is toilet paper made?

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