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July 2019

Mondi celebrates 50 years of its Syktyvkar mill in Russia and 70 years of Šteti mill in Czech Republic

July 09, 2019 - 12:53
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VIENNA, Austria, July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper group, celebrates two key milestones in the art of paper-making this year: 50 years for Mondi Syktyvkar in Russia and 70 years for Mondi Štětí in the Czech Republic. Both paper mills have enjoyed significant investment over the past decade with a combined spend of over €1.4 billion on completed and ongoing expansion and modernisation projects.

Mondi celebrates 50 years of its Syktyvkar mill in Russia and 70 years of Šteti mill in Czech Republic

July 09, 2019 - 12:53
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VIENNA, Austria, July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper group, celebrates two key milestones in the art of paper-making this year: 50 years for Mondi Syktyvkar in Russia and 70 years for Mondi Štětí in the Czech Republic. Both paper mills have enjoyed significant investment over the past decade with a combined spend of over €1.4 billion on completed and ongoing expansion and modernisation projects.

Oji selected for FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index

July 09, 2019 - 10:45
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TOKYO, July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Oji Holdings (CEO: Masatoshi Kaku, Head office: Tokyo) proudly announces that it has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index.

The FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index were designed by FTSE Russell, a globally recognized index provider, and consist of the companies that demonstrate strong ESG (Environment, Society and Governance) performance.

UPM Raflatac welcomes El Coto de Rioja winery to its RafCycle recycling program for label liner

July 09, 2019 - 05:13
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HELSINKI, July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, sustainability is high on the agenda all around the world in the wine industry, it can be a clincher to choose between two wineries with similar wines. In order to maintain its sustainability status, El Coto de Rioja, one of the companies of Barón de Ley Group, has joined the RafCycle® by UPM Raflatac recycling program, therefore becoming the first RafCycle partner is Spain.

TAKEAWAYS

Zero Waste Scotland's new research reveals Scottish shoppers spending millions of pounds on single-use packaging for groceries every year

July 09, 2019 - 04:09
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STIRLING, Scotland, July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Scots shoppers are being urged to be aware of the hidden financial cost and harm to the environment of the single-use packaging being purchased in everyday products.

Research by Zero Waste Scotland has found that Scottish consumers are collectively buying more than 300,000 tonnes of single-use packaging for their groceries every year.

Aldi chooses Sofidel to supply Luxury Toilet Tissue wrapped in paper under strategy to replace plastic packaging with recyclable alternatives

July 09, 2019 - 03:07
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PORCARI, Italy , July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel commitment to offer consumers and its large-scale retail customers more sustainable packaging solutions has obtained a major acknowledgment.

Aldi, the discount retailer recognised among the most important players in the large-scale retail sector worldwide, has chosen Sofidel in the UK as the supplier for its four-pack Luxury Toilet Tissue wrapped in paper as part of its strategy of removing plastic packaging or replacing it with recyclable alternatives for its own-label products.

Aldi chooses Sofidel to supply Luxury Toilet Tissue wrapped in paper under strategy to replace plastic packaging with recyclable alternatives

July 09, 2019 - 03:07
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PORCARI, Italy , July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel commitment to offer consumers and its large-scale retail customers more sustainable packaging solutions has obtained a major acknowledgment.

Aldi, the discount retailer recognised among the most important players in the large-scale retail sector worldwide, has chosen Sofidel in the UK as the supplier for its four-pack Luxury Toilet Tissue wrapped in paper as part of its strategy of removing plastic packaging or replacing it with recyclable alternatives for its own-label products.

Northern Pulp expects to have report ordered by Nova Scotia ready by September

July 08, 2019 - 18:52
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HALIFAX, NS, July 8, 2019 (CBC) -Officials with the company that owns the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County have told their employees they expect to complete the requirements of a focus report ordered by the province by September.

That would create a scenario that could see the government revisit the date to close Boat Harbour, the treatment site for the mill's effluent.

Company officials, including Paper Excellence Canada CEO Brian Baarda, met with union leadership Wednesday in Halifax and with mill employees in Pictou County on Thursday.

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper takes maintenance outage at Port Melon, BC, mill for boiler work

July 08, 2019 - 18:48
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PORT MELLON, BC, July 8, 2019 (Local News) -There may be an odour emanating from the Port Mellon pulp and paper plant over the next two weeks.

But there is nothing to fear.

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Corporation is doing the annual maintenance of its wood waste boiler from Saturday, July 6thto July 20th.

My Coast Now - Odours likely due to Port Melon mill boiler shutdown

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