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January 2020

Veolia to supply cutting-edge chemical recovery at APRIL's Riau Andalan pulp mill

January 31, 2020 - 11:49
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AUBERVILLIERS, France, Jan. 31, 2020 (Press Release) -The state-of-the-art chloride removal system is designed by Veolia Water Technologies to optimize the recovery process in the industry of transformation of hardwood cellulose into pulp for textile fibers and fine paper making.

Rising paper consumption in Asia and growing global demand for more environmentally friendly fibers for the apparel industry are driving the increase in pulp making capacity to convert renewable fibers into a variety of fine paper products and viscose staple.

Veolia to supply cutting-edge chemical recovery at APRIL's Riau Andalan pulp mill

January 31, 2020 - 11:49
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AUBERVILLIERS, France, Jan. 31, 2020 (Press Release) -The state-of-the-art chloride removal system is designed by Veolia Water Technologies to optimize the recovery process in the industry of transformation of hardwood cellulose into pulp for textile fibers and fine paper making.

Rising paper consumption in Asia and growing global demand for more environmentally friendly fibers for the apparel industry are driving the increase in pulp making capacity to convert renewable fibers into a variety of fine paper products and viscose staple.

Segezha Group to invest more than RUB 800 million on modernization of waste treatment facilities at Segezha PPM

January 31, 2020 - 11:34
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MOSCOW, Jan. 31, 2020 (Press Release) -Segezha Group Forest Industry Holding (part of Sistema JSFC) will invest RUB 805 million into modernization and upgrade of waste treatment facilities of the main employer of Segezha, JSC Segezha Pulp-and-Paper Mill. The program, aimed at reducing the amount of harmful emissions into the atmosphere at all currently operating technological flows, is expected to take three years to implement.

Progroup's new paper factory in Sandersdorf-Brehna, Germany receives EU EMAS certificate

January 31, 2020 - 08:55
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LANDAU, Germany, Jan. 31, 2020 (Press Release) -Progroup AG’s new PM3 paper factory in Sandersdorf-Brehna is being awarded the European Union’s “Eco- Management and Audit Scheme” (EMAS) certificate. This means it is already setting the benchmark for the future when it comes to sustainability before it starts operating in August 2020.

DS Smith: Sales of paper for shopping bags increases 400% in three years

January 31, 2020 - 07:44
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LONDON, Jan. 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Surprising new figures from packaging giant, DS Smith, have shown increased sales of paper for shopping bags as retailers adapt to new attitudes towards single-use plastic.

Last year alone, our Kemsley Paper Mill – the largest paper recycling mill in the UK – supplied enough paper to make around 400 million bags used by major retailers and food takeaway chains.

South Africa joins global Plastics Pact network

January 31, 2020 - 07:18
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COWES, UK, Jan. 30, 2020 (Press Release) -The Plastics Pact Network is pleased to welcome the South African Plastics Pact. A first for Africa, the Plastics Pact’s development has been led by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-SA) with the support of the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) and WRAP, alongside national government support from the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF).

Ence commissions photovoltaic solar plant in Huelva, Spain

January 31, 2020 - 06:41
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MADRID, Spain, Jan. 30, 2020 (Press Release) -The Ence Huelva energy complex is once again the protagonist of the company’s strategy for diversification and sustainable growth as a producer of renewable energy, with the commissioning of its first photovoltaic solar plant, which will reduce the auxiliary consumption of the installations of Increase, thus, your energy efficiency and your environmental commitment. The new plant has the capacity to generate about 1,500 MWh / year for self-consumption.

PCRRG welcomes new OPRL paper up recycling label

January 31, 2020 - 05:00
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LONDON, Jan. 29, 2020 (Press Release) -The OPRL (On Pack Recycling Label) has announced today (Wednesday 29 January) that paper cups will have their own Specialist recycling label to support the wide range of UK paper cup recycling programmes including in store and on-street, office, workplace and industry collections by waste contractors, bring bank and post back schemes. This recognises the progress that the industry has made to drive effective infrastructure for recycling paper cups.

Metsä Fibre completes preparatory work of Kemi bioproduct mill pre-engineering project

January 31, 2020 - 04:53
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ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 31, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has completed preparatory work of the Kemi bioproduct mill at the mill site as planned by the end of January 2020. First phase preparatory work of the pre-engineering project began in July 2019 with a purpose to ensure quick start of the construction works after the investment decision. The investment decision of the possible new bioproduct mill is made earliest at the summer 2020.

Cascades wins DUX Grand Prix award for new 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard tray for food packaging

January 31, 2020 - 04:04
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Jan. 30, 2020 (CNW) -Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recovery, hygiene and packaging solutions, is delighted to receive a DUX Grand Prix Award for its latest food packaging innovation: a 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard tray.

The innovative packaging solution won the "Products" category at the DUX Grands Prix Awards  which recognize the food industry's successes each year.

Cascades wins DUX Grand Prix award for new 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard tray for food packaging

January 31, 2020 - 04:04

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Jan. 30, 2020 (CNW) -Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recovery, hygiene and packaging solutions, is delighted to receive a DUX Grand Prix Award for its latest food packaging innovation: a 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard tray.

The innovative packaging solution won the "Products" category at the DUX Grands Prix Awards  which recognize the food industry's successes each year.

Global Recycling Foundation to launch its global #RecyclingHero competition to celebrate unsung recycling heroes from across globe

January 30, 2020 - 09:53
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LONDON, Jan. 30, 2020 (Press Release) -On Monday 3 February 2020, the Global Recycling Foundation will launch its global #RecyclingHeroes competition, celebrating the unsung #RecyclingHeroes from across the world ahead of Global Recycling Day 2020 (18 March). #RecyclingHeroes can be anyone - people, groups, or organisations - who are championing innovative recycling practices and habits around the world and promoting the power of the Seventh Resource.

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