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February 2020

BIR announces Global Recycling Foundation's #RecyclingHero competition to end on Global Recycling Day, Mar 18, 2020

February 18, 2020 - 08:05
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LONDON, Feb. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -This year the Global Recycling Foundation is focusing on #RecyclingHeroes – celebrating individuals, communitites and organisations which are leading the way in sustainable practices. The celebrations will culminate on Global Recycling Day, 18 March, just one month away.

On Global Recycling Day cities and organisations all over the world will take part in the annual initiative which raises awareness about the many ways we can all turn ‘waste’ into a valuable resource.

Valmet to supply flue gas condensing plant to Helen's Vuosaari C bioenergy heating plant in Helsinki, Finland

February 18, 2020 - 04:04
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a flue gas condensing plant to Helen Ltd’s Vuosaari C bioenergy heating plant in Helsinki, Finland. The new bioenergy heating plant will feature very high energy efficiency, as the heat from flue gases will be recovered to increase district heat production by 69 megawatts (MW) with Valmet’s advanced environmental technology.

Sonoco ranks in Barron's 100 most sustainable companies in U.S. listing for second time

February 18, 2020 - 01:32
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HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has again been listed on the third annual Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the United States list. This year marks the second time Sonoco has been included on the prestigious list.

Sonoco ranks in Barron's 100 most sustainable companies in U.S. listing for second time

February 18, 2020 - 01:32

HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has again been listed on the third annual Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the United States list. This year marks the second time Sonoco has been included on the prestigious list.

Safic-Alcan Group's subsidiary Chemspec successfully achieves ISO 9001-2015 Certification in Quality Management Systems from Perry Johnson Registrars

February 17, 2020 - 10:15
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PARIS, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Chemspec, a subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, an independent specialty chemicals distributor, is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved ISO 9001-2015 Certification in Quality Management Systems from Perry Johnson Registrars.

This most recent certification demonstrates Chemspec’s continuous improvement in ISO quality management systems and is being recommended for continued certification, with zero findings for the third consecutive year.

Koehler Paper Group sees huge increase in demand for barrier paper in sustainable flexible packaging

February 17, 2020 - 09:48
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  • OBERKIRCH, Germany, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Paper perceived as a sustainable packaging material
  • Brand Owners increase the speed of the transformation to sustainable packaging
  • Koehler NexPlus already successfully in use

When the Koehler Paper Group presented the first packaging made of the innovative Koehler NexPlus Seal barrier paper at the FachPack trade fair in September 2019, the new production line 8 was on the verge of being commissioned. Now the Black Forest-based family company has taken a giant leap forward.

Koehler Paper Group sees huge increase in demand for barrier paper in sustainable flexible packaging

February 17, 2020 - 09:48
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    OBERKIRCH, Germany, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Paper perceived as a sustainable packaging material
  • Brand Owners increase the speed of the transformation to sustainable packaging
  • Koehler NexPlus already successfully in use

When the Koehler Paper Group presented the first packaging made of the innovative Koehler NexPlus Seal barrier paper at the FachPack trade fair in September 2019, the new production line 8 was on the verge of being commissioned. Now the Black Forest-based family company has taken a giant leap forward.

Maison Ruinart partners with James Cropper and Pusterla to produce new recyclable champagne packaging

February 17, 2020 - 08:02
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KENDAL, UK, Feb. 14, 2020 (Press Release) -Maison Ruinart, the very first champagne house founded 290 years ago, has proudly announced at VINEXPO PARIS 2020, a long-term project to reimagine the packaging for its R, R vintage, Rosé and Blanc de Blancs cuvées. Representing more than two years of R&D, the new cases will replace the Maison’s existing champagne boxes. Set to revolutionize the gift-box and cases market, the packaging is eco-designed, uses zero plastic and is 100% recyclable.

Maison Ruinart partners with James Cropper and Pusterla to produce new recyclable champagne packaging

February 17, 2020 - 08:02

KENDAL, UK, Feb. 14, 2020 (Press Release) -Maison Ruinart, the very first champagne house founded 290 years ago, has proudly announced at VINEXPO PARIS 2020, a long-term project to reimagine the packaging for its R, R vintage, Rosé and Blanc de Blancs cuvées. Representing more than two years of R&D, the new cases will replace the Maison’s existing champagne boxes. Set to revolutionize the gift-box and cases market, the packaging is eco-designed, uses zero plastic and is 100% recyclable.

Mondi partners with Mexico-based Cartro to produce new sustainable designer avocado box

February 17, 2020 - 07:41
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    VIENNA, Austria, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Mexican corrugated packaging company Cartro enters fresh produce market with avocado box made by Mondi
  • A strong, sustainable and humidity-resistant box design will allow for long-distance transport of food and aims to reduce food waste
  • The new packaging weighs 18% less than the existing solution and is completely paraffin-free and recyclable

Mondi partners with Mexico-based Cartro to produce new sustainable designer avocado box

February 17, 2020 - 07:41
    VIENNA, Austria, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Mexican corrugated packaging company Cartro enters fresh produce market with avocado box made by Mondi
  • A strong, sustainable and humidity-resistant box design will allow for long-distance transport of food and aims to reduce food waste
  • The new packaging weighs 18% less than the existing solution and is completely paraffin-free and recyclable

Clothing brand Billebeino receives positive customer feedback for its Metsä Board-based sustainable e-commerce packaging

February 17, 2020 - 06:57
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -The impressive e-commerce packages of the clothing brand Billebeino receive positive customer feedback and respond to the growing demands for sustainability. Digitally printed packaging made by Adara Pakkaus Oy, and printed onto Metsä Board’s white kraftliner, changes prints according to the collection's theme. Digital printing allows for variable printed patterns while optimising order quantities. The high brightness of the kraftliner gives stunning colour reproduction.

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