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February 2020

Pregis joins CEFLEX to further European flexible packaging sustainability efforts

February 26, 2020 - 10:59
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DEERFIELD, IL, Feb. 25, 2020 (Press Release) -CEFLEX has established a roadmap and targets to achieve a circular economy for flexible packaging for the years 2020 to 2025, and increase recycling efforts across the EU. Robust actions also include guidelines on packaging design, driving collection and sorting of flexible packaging materials, as well as the identification of sustainable end markets for their downstream use. The initiatives also include a business case component which calls for recycled flexible packaging to be returned to the economy in competitive pricing and quantities.

Sun Chemical to showcase portfolio of packaging print solutions for first time at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK from Feb 26-27

February 26, 2020 - 10:31
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WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK, Feb. 25, 2020 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical will display its comprehensive portfolio of packaging print solutions, including special effects products, on stand J49 at Packaging Innovations for the first time. The UK’s leading packaging event for the whole supply chain is being held at the NEC, Birmingham, on the 26th and 27th February, 2020.

Kadant to unveil its new M-clean ULTRA system and RotoFlex resource recovery strainer at Tissue World Miami in Miami, FL from March 10-13

February 26, 2020 - 09:21
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AUBURN, MA, Feb. 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., is participating in Tissue World Miami to be held March 10-13, 2020 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida.

Sofidel scores 77.2% in WWF Environmental Paper's EPCI report to assess environmental commitment and transparency

February 26, 2020 - 09:14
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PORCARI, Italy , Feb. 26, 2020 (Press Release) -The tissue paper manufacturer Group, known for the Regina brand, has participated in all the four editions of the report, and has obtained constantly improving results on responsible sourcing and socio-environmental reporting.

Sofidel scores 77.2% in WWF Environmental Paper's EPCI report to assess environmental commitment and transparency

February 26, 2020 - 09:14
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PORCARI, Italy , Feb. 26, 2020 (Press Release) -The tissue paper manufacturer Group, known for the Regina brand, has participated in all the four editions of the report, and has obtained constantly improving results on responsible sourcing and socio-environmental reporting.

UK's Casepak receives three-year recycling contract to process 24,000 tonnes of mixed material from Walsall Council

February 26, 2020 - 08:58
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LEICESTER, UK, Feb. 25, 2020 (Press Release) -Casepak has won a tender to process circa 24,000 tonnes of mixed material from Walsall Council.

The new three-year contract will see dry, mixed recyclables collected from homes and businesses in Walsall before being sent to Casepak’s 165,000 tonne capacity Materials Recycling Facility (MRF).

The material will comprise paper, cardboard, plastic, clean foil and glass.

TC Transcontinental joins forces to create Circular Plastics Taskforce to develop circular economy for plastics

February 26, 2020 - 08:34
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MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2020 (Press Release) -Five leading companies in Canada’s food, beverage and packaging sector are joining forces and created the Circular Plastics Taskforce (Groupe d’action plastiques circulaires, or GAPC) to develop a circular economy for plastics, in partnership with the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and with support from Environment and Climate Change Canada. Éco Entreprises Québec will also support the project as a consultant and financial partner.

ANDRITZ successfully starts up PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue's facility in Vorsino, Russia

February 26, 2020 - 01:16
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GRAZ, Austria, Feb. 26, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine, including stock preparation, re-evaporation plant, hall-ventilation, automation, and electrification, at Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Vorsino (Kaluga region), Russia.

CN Rail and CP team up to evade anti-pipeline blockades as protests swell

February 25, 2020 - 20:01
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MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2020 (Local News) -CN and Canadian Pacific, Canada’s two largest railways have been sharing each other’s rail lines in an effort to keep the transportation of essential supplies moving through the protest blockades. 

The protests continue with new blockades as anti-pipeline protestors halt the transportation of goods and people in an attempt to shut down the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline that will cross through territory belonging to the Wet’suwet’en people.

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