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November 2020

Arjowiggins launches new translucent barrier paper Sylvicta as sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging

November 17, 2020 - 09:02
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PARIS, Oct. 29, 2020 (Press Release) -As part of its mission to help create a circular economy society, world-renowned paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a ground-breaking new sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging.

Arjowiggins launches new translucent barrier paper Sylvicta as sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging

November 17, 2020 - 09:02

PARIS, Oct. 29, 2020 (Press Release) -As part of its mission to help create a circular economy society, world-renowned paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a ground-breaking new sustainable alternative to plastics in packaging.

Cepi: Paper industry presents main decarbonization pathways to 2030 during annual conference Paper & Beyond

November 17, 2020 - 08:10
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BRUSSELS, Nov. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -2030 is a pivotal year for the decarbonisation of Europe. It is the year by which the European Union must have significantly reduced its emissions, by 40% as a minimum, and even up to 55% if the more ambitious target proposed is to be adopted.

Heidelberg starts pilot phase of its cloud-based collaboration platform Zaikio for printing industry

November 17, 2020 - 06:51
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    WIESLOCH, Germany, Nov. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • M&E Druckhaus uses industry platform to automate paper procurement
  • Sappi accelerates the digitization of business processes
  • Zaikio open to everyone in the industry

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is starting the pilot phase of its digital industry platform Zaikio, which it launched this summer, in collaboration with printing company Meinders & Elstermann GmbH & Co. KG (M&E) and leading paper manufacturer Sappi.

Kelheim Fibres partners with ETP in “Bio-Based Fibres” and “Circular Economy” programs

November 17, 2020 - 04:38
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KELHEIM, Germany, Nov. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -The Bavarian viscose speciality fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has partnered with the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (ETP) in two strategic programs: “Bio- Based Fibres” and “Circular Economy”.

DS Smith comments on recycling symbol confusion research in UK

November 17, 2020 - 04:19
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LONDON, Nov. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -“While there is an undeniable desire from the public to help make our environment a better place, symbol confusion leads to the wrong packaging in the wrong bin. Early this year, research commissioned by DS Smith found that UK adults admit to throwing 30% of their recyclable material into general waste and a further 83% are not clear which types of packaging can and can’t be recycled.* Beyond the immediate environmental impact, there’s an economic cost too: recyclable products going to landfill could cost the economy up to £95m each year. 

DS Smith comments on recycling symbol confusion research in UK

November 17, 2020 - 04:19

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -“While there is an undeniable desire from the public to help make our environment a better place, symbol confusion leads to the wrong packaging in the wrong bin. Early this year, research commissioned by DS Smith found that UK adults admit to throwing 30% of their recyclable material into general waste and a further 83% are not clear which types of packaging can and can’t be recycled.* Beyond the immediate environmental impact, there’s an economic cost too: recyclable products going to landfill could cost the economy up to £95m each year. 

European Commission approves investment package of Euro 280 million from EU budget for over 120 new LIFE programme projects

November 17, 2020 - 03:52
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BRUSSELS, Nov. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -The European Commission has approved an investment package of more than €280 million from the EU budget for over 120 new LIFE programme projects. This EU funding will trigger total investments of nearly €590 million to help meet these projects' ambitious goals for environment, nature, and climate action. This amount represents a 37% rise compared to last year.

Tetra Pak research study reveals food safety environment dilemma fostered by COVID-19 pandemic

November 17, 2020 - 03:34
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    LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Nov. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
  • Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except COVID
  • Globally, 77% of consumers see food waste as a key challenge

French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan announces new distribution partnership with Evonik in Benelux and Nordic Region

November 17, 2020 - 03:25
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PARIS, Nov. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan announces new distribution partnerships with Evonik in the Benelux and the Nordic Region.

Safic-Alcan is pleased to announce that as of 1 st January 2021, it will become Evonik’s distribution partner in the BeNeLux and the Nordic Region for the following brands and industries:

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