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April 2021

IT Tech Packaging completes fundamental constructions on its new tissue paper production line in China

April 20, 2021 - 11:24
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BAODING, China, April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) -IT Tech Packaging, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced the Company has completed fundamental constructions on its new tissue paper production line (the "PM10") and is working on the installation of affiliated equipment.

Graphic Packaging International launches new ProducePack Punnet paperboard alternative to plastic punnet trays for fresh fruit and vegetables

April 20, 2021 - 11:20
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ATLANTA, April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) -Fiber-based packaging leader Graphic Packaging International ('Graphic Packaging') is pleased to announce the launch of its ProducePack Punnet, an innovative paperboard alternative to plastic punnet trays for fresh fruit and vegetables. This new product, available for all commonly used punnet sizes, is fully recyclable and reduces plastic by up to 100 percent, depending on application.

Graphic Packaging International launches new ProducePack Punnet paperboard alternative to plastic punnet trays for fresh fruit and vegetables

April 20, 2021 - 11:20

ATLANTA, April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) -Fiber-based packaging leader Graphic Packaging International ('Graphic Packaging') is pleased to announce the launch of its ProducePack Punnet, an innovative paperboard alternative to plastic punnet trays for fresh fruit and vegetables. This new product, available for all commonly used punnet sizes, is fully recyclable and reduces plastic by up to 100 percent, depending on application.

New Leaf Paper joins U.S. EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership to assess environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains

April 20, 2021 - 11:09
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WALNUT CREEK, CA, April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) -New Leaf Paper today announced that it joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.

New Leaf Paper joins U.S. EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership to assess environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains

April 20, 2021 - 11:09
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WALNUT CREEK, CA, April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) -New Leaf Paper today announced that it joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.

New Leaf Paper joins U.S. EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership to assess environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains

April 20, 2021 - 11:09
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WALNUT CREEK, CA, April 20, 2021 (PRNewswire) -New Leaf Paper today announced that it joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.

FPAC: Canada’s forest sector comments on federal budget 2021

April 20, 2021 - 10:51
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OTTAWA, April 19, 2021 (Press Release) -Earlier today, Canada’s Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, tabled the federal government’s 2021 budget.

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) recognizes that this budget comes at a critical time when we all need to come together to keep people safe, get more Canadians working, and kickstart a lasting economic recovery that leaves no family behind.

In response to today’s budget, Derek Nighbor, FPAC’s President and CEO, issued the following statement.

Ontex collaborates with Les Alchimistes to test industrial scale composting of diapers pads

April 20, 2021 - 10:41
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    AALST-EREMBODEGEM, Belgium, April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Disposable Ontex diaper pads are tested for compostability at the site of Les Alchimistes in Pantin near Paris, France.
  • Pads with compostable materials are combined with a circular diaper solution developed by expert gDiapers.
  • Ontex is running tests with several companies that are developing technology to recycle or compost diaper waste as part of its commitment to move to a circular economy business model.

Ontex collaborates with Les Alchimistes to test industrial scale composting of diapers pads

April 20, 2021 - 10:41
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    AALST-EREMBODEGEM, Belgium, April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Disposable Ontex diaper pads are tested for compostability at the site of Les Alchimistes in Pantin near Paris, France.
  • Pads with compostable materials are combined with a circular diaper solution developed by expert gDiapers.
  • Ontex is running tests with several companies that are developing technology to recycle or compost diaper waste as part of its commitment to move to a circular economy business model.

Minerals Technologies signs agreement with Zhumadianshi Baiyun Paper to build 50,000 tonnes/yr satellite PCC plant at its paper mill in Zhumadian, China

April 20, 2021 - 10:22
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NEW YORK, April 19, 2021 (Globe Newswire) -Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Zhumadianshi Baiyun Paper Co., LTD (“Baiyun Paper”) to build a 50,000 metric ton per year satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (“PCC”) plant at its paper mill in Suiping County, Zhumadian City, Henan Province, China. The facility will be wholly owned by MTI. The new facility is scheduled to begin operations in the first half of 2022.

Minerals Technologies signs agreement with Zhumadianshi Baiyun Paper to build 50,000 tonnes/yr satellite PCC plant at its paper mill in Zhumadian, China

April 20, 2021 - 10:22
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NEW YORK, April 19, 2021 (Globe Newswire) -Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Zhumadianshi Baiyun Paper Co., LTD (“Baiyun Paper”) to build a 50,000 metric ton per year satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (“PCC”) plant at its paper mill in Suiping County, Zhumadian City, Henan Province, China. The facility will be wholly owned by MTI. The new facility is scheduled to begin operations in the first half of 2022.

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