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April 2021

WEPA Group gets closer to its goal of environment protection and carbon footprint reduction with green electricity investment at its site in Piechowice, Poland

April 30, 2021 - 03:40
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ARNSBERG, Germany, April 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Protecting the environment and reducing the carbon footprint – that is the ambition of the entire WEPA Group.

Thanks to an innovation at the Piechowice site, we are getting closer to this goal: since the beginning of the new year, the plant has been powered entirely by green electricity. 

Kruger Products signs the Canada Plastics Pact, reducing virgin plastic by 50% in its branded packaging by 2030

April 29, 2021 - 17:44
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MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 29, 2021 (CNW) -Kruger Products L.P. is now a signatory of the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP), making it the first tissue manufacturer to be part of this national commitment. The company recently launched its 10-year sustainability strategy,Reimagine 2030, which includes a target of reducing the virgin plastic in its trademark branded packaging by 50% by 2030. Joining the CPP is the first tangible example of the company's commitment to achieving its new targets.

Kruger Products signs the Canada Plastics Pact, reducing virgin plastic by 50% in its branded packaging by 2030

April 29, 2021 - 17:44
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MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 29, 2021 (CNW) -Kruger Products L.P. is now a signatory of the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP), making it the first tissue manufacturer to be part of this national commitment. The company recently launched its 10-year sustainability strategy,Reimagine 2030, which includes a target of reducing the virgin plastic in its trademark branded packaging by 50% by 2030. Joining the CPP is the first tangible example of the company's commitment to achieving its new targets.

Valmet to deliver multifuel boiler plant to Veolia Energie's facility in Prerov, Czech Republic

April 29, 2021 - 13:40
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ESPOO, Finland, April 29, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver a multifuel boiler plant to Veolia Energie ČR, a.s. in Prerov in the Czech Republic. The new boiler will replace an old coal-fired unit and strengthen Veolia’s strategy to move toward more environmentally friendly production of district heat and electricity.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2021. Typically, the value of this kind of order is EUR 35-40 million. The boiler plant will be taken over by the customer in January 2023.

BASF 1Q 2021 results: sales up 16% from year ago to Euro 19.4 billion

April 29, 2021 - 13:33
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    LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, April 29, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Sales growth of 16% to €19.4 billion
  • EBIT before special items increases 42% to €2.3 billion
  • 2021 outlook for EBIT before special items raised to between €5.0 billion and €5.8 billion (previously: between €4.1 billion and €5.0 billion)

European Parliament MEPs approve deal to invest Euro 5.4 billion in climate and environmental projects

April 29, 2021 - 11:57
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    BRUSSELS, April 29, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • LIFE is most ambitious EU climate and environmental programme ever
  • Projects with highest potential for being successfully replicated to be prioritised
  • Improving biodiversity a key objective; funding to be tracked
  • Programme helps achieve a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy

The 2021-2027 programme for Environment and Climate Action (LIFE) will become the EU’s most ambitious climate and environmental programme.

AF&PA joins ICFPA in presenting three young scientists with 2021 Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award

April 29, 2021 - 11:21
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 29, 2021 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today joined the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) in presenting three young scientists with the 2021 Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award at the ICFPA-hosted Global CEO Roundtable, a biennial gathering of forest product industry associations and leaders.

MULTIVAC joins cross-company initiative R-Cycle

April 29, 2021 - 11:11
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WOLFERTSCHWENDEN, Germany , April 29, 2021 (Press Release) -MULTIVAC joins the cross-company initiative R-Cycle. The aim is to jointly drive forward the circular economy for plastic packaging on the basis of an open and globally applicable tracing standard. R-Cycle records all recycling-relevant information from the production process in the form of a digital product passport and makes it available for recycling. To retrieve the stored information, a machine-readable mark – for example a QR or digital watermark code – is applied to the packaging.

MULTIVAC joins cross-company initiative R-Cycle

April 29, 2021 - 11:11

WOLFERTSCHWENDEN, Germany , April 29, 2021 (Press Release) -MULTIVAC joins the cross-company initiative R-Cycle. The aim is to jointly drive forward the circular economy for plastic packaging on the basis of an open and globally applicable tracing standard. R-Cycle records all recycling-relevant information from the production process in the form of a digital product passport and makes it available for recycling. To retrieve the stored information, a machine-readable mark – for example a QR or digital watermark code – is applied to the packaging.

Germany's Drewsen Spezialpapiere launches new PROSEAL heat sealable paper for packaging of dry food and non-food items

April 29, 2021 - 08:34
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LACHENDORF, Germany, April 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Sustainability and environmentally friendly packaging solutions are increasingly influencing our everyday lives. Brand owners, consumers and legislation are demanding a reduction of plastic usage.

DREWSEN has been and will continue focusing on developing new grades that can replace plastic and are therefore fit for the future.

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