June 2019

P&G to test market refillable skin care packaging with 100% recycled paper to cut plastic waste

June 06, 2019 - 20:26
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CINCINNATI, June 6, 2019 (Local News) -Procter & Gamble intends to test market an Olay skin care package designed to accommodate refills, which company executives said could dramatically reduce the amount of plastic used in manufacturing as well as waste going to landfills.

The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) plans to run the pilot program involving Olay Regenerist Whip moisturizer from October through December. 

Cascades wins three awards for its practices in sustainable development in Canada

June 05, 2019 - 11:33
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 5, 2019 (CNW) -Cascades, a leader in eco-responsible recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, has garnered a number of awards in recent weeks for its leadership and its innovative practices in sustainable development.

Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

PMP to supply new Crescent Former Intelli-Tissue Advanced 2100 machine to Convertidor de Papel's facility in Mexico

June 05, 2019 - 10:01
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JELENIA GORA, Poland, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Tissue sector is performing a continuous growth worldwide, and this trend is about to even strengthen in the coming years. Currently tissue papers are daily necessities of every human being. Taking current trends into account, Latin America and Eastern Europe are the key areas that are ready to grow.

Germany's Kelheim Fibres joins CanopyStyle initiative for protection of endangered forests

June 05, 2019 - 06:13
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KELHEIM, Germany, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -At the CanopyStyle Brand Summit in Shanghai, the German viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres announced that it is joining the CanopyStyle initiative. The CanopyStyle initiative aims to make sure that no wood from ancient and endangered forests is used for the production of viscose fibres by seamlessly documenting the supply chain. The initiative is actively supported by numerous leading fashion brands, such as H&M, Zara and Levi Strauss.

Nouryon completes Euro 20 million project to increase Expancel expandable microspheres production capacity in Sundsvall, Sweden

June 05, 2019 - 06:07
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Nouryon has completed a €20 million project at Sundsvall, Sweden that significantly raises production capacity for its Expancel expandable microspheres. These are used to enhance the properties of products ranging from shoe soles and food packaging to wind turbines.

Essity sets new additional sustainability target of manufacturing 85% of its packaging solutions from renewable or recycled material by 2025

June 05, 2019 - 02:19
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STOCKHOLM, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -The global hygiene and health company Essity has set additional packaging targets aimed at reducing its environmental footprint. One of the new targets states that 85% percent of the company’s packaging is to be manufactured from renewable or recycled material by 2025.

Minerals Technologies initiates Envirofil PCC production for UPM mill in Schongau, Germany

June 04, 2019 - 16:29
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has completed the installation and deployment of ENVIROFIL PCC at UPM-Kymmene Corporation’s (“UPM”) paper mill in Schongau, Germany. This is the first commercial deployment of ENVIROFIL PCC and follows extensive collaboration with UPM. 50,000 dry metric tons of recovered pigments are scheduled for paper production annually at UPM’s satellite plant.

Minerals Technologies initiates Envirofil PCC production for UPM mill in Schongau, Germany

June 04, 2019 - 16:29
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has completed the installation and deployment of ENVIROFIL PCC at UPM-Kymmene Corporation’s (“UPM”) paper mill in Schongau, Germany. This is the first commercial deployment of ENVIROFIL PCC and follows extensive collaboration with UPM. 50,000 dry metric tons of recovered pigments are scheduled for paper production annually at UPM’s satellite plant.

Duni introduces new Coppa concept of eco-conscious white bowls made from compostable bagasse and FSC certified cardboard lids

June 04, 2019 - 13:13

MALMO, Sweden, June 4, 2019 (Press Release) -The Coppa concept is aimed at design and environmentally focused managers in the fast-casual food sector with a cosmopolitan clientele. It offers eco-conscious white bowls made from compostable bagasse and FSC-cardboard lids, which come in three sizes and three ‘whispering’ colours.

A colourful concept for today’s world

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