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August 2019

Brewing company Molson Coors to remove plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands as part of new global packaging goals

August 16, 2019 - 08:59
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BURTON-UPON-TRENT, UK , Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Molson Coors in the UK and Ireland is removing the plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands, as part of new global packaging goals announced today. The brewer will remove the plastic film wrap from large multipacks by the end of March 2020, replacing the plastic wrap with 100% recyclable fully enclosed carton board. By the end of March 2021, it will remove plastic rings from Carling and Coors Light cans, switching to 100% recyclable cardboard sleeves.

Smurfit Kappa once again listed in FTSE4Good Index Series for its commitment to sustainability

August 16, 2019 - 01:48
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has once again been recognised by the FTSE4Good Index for its commitment to sustainability. The packaging leader’s strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices have secured its place on the list for the sixth year in a row.

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

Equity-backed Superior Industrial Maintenance acquires Carolina Coatings Solutions

August 15, 2019 - 20:27
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CONCORD, NC, Aug. 15, 2019 (Business Wire) -Superior Industrial Maintenance Company (“SIMCO” or the “Company”), a provider of corrosion protection services for mission critical assets in the infrastructure sector, announced its acquisition of Carolina Coatings Solutions and Industrial Services, Inc. (“Carolina Coatings” or “CCS”).

Ottawa will not commit to federal assessment of Northern Pulp plan in Nova Scotia

August 14, 2019 - 17:49
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HALIFAX, NS, Aug. 14, 2019 (CBC) -The federal government is not committing to an environmental assessment of Northern Pulp's plans to pump treated effluent from their plant into the Northumberland Strait.

"We're still evaluating whether a federal assessment is necessary," Catherine McKenna, federal minister responsible for environment and climate change told Island Morning host Mitch Cormier.

Voith to supply graphic paper PM 39 and major components for MG PM 40 at Sun Paper's Yanzhou facility in China

August 14, 2019 - 05:04
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  • KUNSHAN, China, Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • New record achieved with 10th and 11th order placement
  • Order comprised of PM 39 graphic paper machine and key components for PM 40 MG paper machine
  • Notable accomplishments achieved as a result of the Sun Paper and Voith collaboration

Selecta UK and Veolia launches new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service for workplace and ‘on the go'

August 14, 2019 - 04:58
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LONDON, Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Selecta UK LTD (“Selecta UK”), a group company of Selecta AG, Europe’s leading route-based unattended self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer and Veolia have announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service for the workplace and ‘on the go’.

August Faller develops new DryPeel Flag label consisting for documentation and simple product marking

August 13, 2019 - 10:00

WALDKIRCH, Germany , Aug. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -August Faller has developed a new label. The DryPeel Flag label consists of three material layers and is particularly suitable for documentation and simple product marking. The label can be removed in partial layers without leaving any residue or adhesive. It enables doctors, for example, to safely and accurately document the use of an anaesthetic or a vaccine.

Chinese tissue producer Tangshan Tehaomei fires up its first TM in Hebei Province

August 12, 2019 - 21:46
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BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -China’s Tangshan Tehaomei Hygiene Products has started its first tissue PM at its sole mill in Qian’an city, Hebei province.

The 25,000 tonne/yr unit churned out its first sheet of paper at the end of last month.

Designed by China’s HMEI Machinery & Engineering, the machine has a trim width of 3.55 m and a design speed of 1,300 m/min.

An identical PM is scheduled to come online at the same site soon.

American Forests supports Climate Stewardship Act of 2019

August 12, 2019 - 11:14
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WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 9, 2019 (Business Wire) -American Forests, the nation’s first forest conservation organization founded in 1875, announced its support for the Climate Stewardship Act that will be introduced with leadership from U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) when Congress reconvenes in September. When introduced, this bill will be the most ambitious reforestation proposal in our nation’s history, surpassing even the New Deal.

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