October 2019

A.P. Moller - Maersk join forces with industry peers and customers to develop LEO

October 29, 2019 - 09:38
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -A.P. Moller - Maersk alongside with Wallenius Wilhelmsen, BMW Group, H&M Group, Levi Strauss & Co. and, Marks & Spencer to explore LEO - a blend of lignin and ethanol - that could be part of the future solution for sustainable shipping.

A.P. Moller - Maersk join forces with industry peers and customers to develop LEO

October 29, 2019 - 09:38
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -A.P. Moller - Maersk alongside with Wallenius Wilhelmsen, BMW Group, H&M Group, Levi Strauss & Co. and, Marks & Spencer to explore LEO - a blend of lignin and ethanol - that could be part of the future solution for sustainable shipping.

Russia’s Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill starts production of ECF kraft pulp

October 29, 2019 - 08:10
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NOVODVINSK, Russia , Oct. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Starting from October 21, 2019 pulp production of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC has switched to utilization of hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching agent, thus displacing sodium hypochlorite used before. This change in the bleaching technology will let APPM fully produce bleached kraft pulp under ECF technology (without using chlorum).

Russia’s Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill starts production of ECF kraft pulp

October 29, 2019 - 08:10
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NOVODVINSK, Russia , Oct. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Starting from October 21, 2019 pulp production of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC has switched to utilization of hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching agent, thus displacing sodium hypochlorite used before. This change in the bleaching technology will let APPM fully produce bleached kraft pulp under ECF technology (without using chlorum).

Mondi and Sweden’s aPak-developed ‘Protector Bags’ solution receives SPA 2019 ScanStar award

October 29, 2019 - 07:44

VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -The Scandinavian Packaging Association (SPA) has honoured Mondi’s work with Sweden’s aPak AB to create a more sustainable, cost-effective and efficient method for packaging door consoles for a global truck manufacturer. The innovative ‘Protector Bags’ solution developed by Mondi recently won a prestigious SPA 2019 ScanStar award.

AR Packaging teams up with German food service distributor Bionatic to launch fibre-based cutlery range

October 29, 2019 - 05:44

LUND, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -AR Packaging aims to meet the increasing need for replacement of plastic-based cutlery and has teamed up with the food service distributor Bionatic to launch a fibre-based cutlery range.

Ecosurety tests viability of Polytag recycling technology platform to facilitate the move for brands to circular packaging waste economy

October 29, 2019 - 04:43
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SWINDON, UK, Oct. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -A trial financially supported by Ecosurety to test the viability of a technology which could create a high value plastic feedstock from consumer recycling waste has launched.

The 40-day trial kicking off in households across Wirral, Merseyside, will assess the viability of Polytag - a recycling technology platform that seeks to facilitate the move for brands to a more circular packaging waste economy.

Maryland environmental officials investigate leak in Upper Potomac River near shuttered Verso paper mill

October 28, 2019 - 16:37
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WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 28, 2019 (Washington Post) -Maryland environmental officials said they are investigating a chemical leak from a recently shuttered paper mill on the Upper Potomac River that has discolored part of the river and could harm aquatic life.

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Frugalpac introduces new fully recyclable coffee cup made of recycled paper

October 28, 2019 - 05:49
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IPSWICH, UK, Oct. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Frugalpac, has announced the launch of its partnership with leading water charity, Project Waterfall, through the introduction of a specially designed Frugal Cup – the UK’s first fully recyclable coffee cup made of recycled paper – and a donation of 1p per cup sold.

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