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September 2020

Waitrose stamps out single use plastic by ending use of multibuy shrinkwrap of own label tinned grocery products

September 21, 2020 - 12:33

BRACKNELL, UK , Sept. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -Waitrose will today accelerate efforts to stamp out single use plastic by ending the use of multibuy shrinkwrap on millions of own label tinned grocery products.

The plastic wrap, which is used to keep three or four cans attached for convenience but can’t always be recycled, will now be removed permanently on all Waitrose tinned food. Waitrose was the first UK retailer to trial the removal of shrinkwrap on tinned multibuys last year.

Waitrose stamps out single use plastic by ending use of multibuy shrinkwrap of own label tinned grocery products

September 21, 2020 - 12:33
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BRACKNELL, UK , Sept. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -Waitrose will today accelerate efforts to stamp out single use plastic by ending the use of multibuy shrinkwrap on millions of own label tinned grocery products.

The plastic wrap, which is used to keep three or four cans attached for convenience but can’t always be recycled, will now be removed permanently on all Waitrose tinned food. Waitrose was the first UK retailer to trial the removal of shrinkwrap on tinned multibuys last year.

Smurfit Kappa launches BanaBag sustainable solution for banana producers in Americas

September 21, 2020 - 11:33

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -BanaBag, is the innovative and 100% sustainable product that Smurfit Kappa offers to banana producers across the region. It is a unique solution for organic producers, because it protects the fruit and reduces the overheating that other materials produce.

BanaBag is 100% paper based, which makes it renewable, recyclable and biodegradable. This makes it the perfect choice for banana producers that are supplying international markets where consumers are demanding sustainable products with traceable production and supply chains.

Smurfit Kappa launches BanaBag sustainable solution for banana producers in Americas

September 21, 2020 - 11:33
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -BanaBag, is the innovative and 100% sustainable product that Smurfit Kappa offers to banana producers across the region. It is a unique solution for organic producers, because it protects the fruit and reduces the overheating that other materials produce.

BanaBag is 100% paper based, which makes it renewable, recyclable and biodegradable. This makes it the perfect choice for banana producers that are supplying international markets where consumers are demanding sustainable products with traceable production and supply chains.

AR Packaging wins German Packaging Award 2020 in sustainability category

September 21, 2020 - 10:12
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LUND, Sweden, Sept. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -The focus at AR Packaging to develop sustainable packaging solutions is once again confirmed by winning the German Packaging Award in the sustainability category. A clever construction for a complex medical-technical application reduces the use of plastics and simplifies disposal after use.

AR Packaging wins German Packaging Award 2020 in sustainability category

September 21, 2020 - 10:12

LUND, Sweden, Sept. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -The focus at AR Packaging to develop sustainable packaging solutions is once again confirmed by winning the German Packaging Award in the sustainability category. A clever construction for a complex medical-technical application reduces the use of plastics and simplifies disposal after use.

European Commission adopts revised EU Emission Trading System State aid Guidelines

September 21, 2020 - 06:26
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -In line with the European Green Deal and the EU's objective to become the first climate neutral economy by 2050, the Commission adopted today revised EU Emission Trading System State aid Guidelines in the context of the system for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading post-2021 (the “ETS Guidelines”). They will enter into force on 1 January 2021 with the start of the new ETS trading period, and replace the previous Guidelines adopted in 2012.

BOBST marks 20 years of three generation POWER REGISTER system for packaging market

September 21, 2020 - 04:43
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MEX, Switzerland , Sept. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -It’s 20 years since BOBST launched its POWER REGISTER system to the packaging market. The ‘no contact’ sheet feeding system was an industry-first and remains unique in its capabilities today. Designed to enable accurate positioning of printed sheets before being die-cut, it was an integral part of the SPRINTERA 106 PER that delivered the ultimate cut-to-print register for supreme product quality.

UPM recognized again as one of 41 Global Compact LEAD participants for its commitment to corporate responsibility

September 21, 2020 - 04:03
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HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM has been again recognised as a UN Global Compact LEAD participant for its strong commitment to responsible business. UPM has had the LEAD participant status since 2016 and is the only forest industry representative and also the only Finnish company among the 41 LEAD participants. UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. UPM signed the initiative already in 2003.

Mondi wins two ScanStar and two Obal Roku awards for its expertise in automotive, e-commerce and FMCG packaging solutions

September 21, 2020 - 00:57
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VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, and home of innovation for a variety of industry partners, recently received two ScanStar awards and two Obal Roku awards recognising its expertise in automotive, e-commerce and FMCG packaging solutions. 

Mondi wins two ScanStar and two Obal Roku awards for its expertise in automotive, e-commerce and FMCG packaging solutions

September 21, 2020 - 00:57

VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, and home of innovation for a variety of industry partners, recently received two ScanStar awards and two Obal Roku awards recognising its expertise in automotive, e-commerce and FMCG packaging solutions. 

FPAC welcomes CCFM’s efforts to promote importance of canadian forestry

September 18, 2020 - 10:02
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OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomed the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM)’s public commitment to raising awareness about Canada’s world-leading approach to sustainable forest management, and how it helps fight climate change while supporting our move to a lower-carbon economy.

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