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April 2021

PAMSA: South Africa’s latest paper recovery rate at 73% up from 68.5% in 2019

April 21, 2021 - 09:58
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JOHANNESBURG, April 21, 2021 (Press Release) -During 2020, South Africans recycled 1.1 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging, putting the country’s latest paper recovery rate at 73%, up from 68.5% in 2019.

This is according to RecyclePaperZA, the paper recycling association, which states that South Africa has kept 19 million tonnes of paper out of landfills over the past 15 years, enough to cover 3 456 soccer fields.

Pregis joins The Climate Pledge, commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040

April 21, 2021 - 09:10

DEERFIELD, IL, April 21, 2021 (Press Release) -Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, announces that it has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.
Signatories to The Climate Pledge agree to:

Pregis joins The Climate Pledge, commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040

April 21, 2021 - 09:10
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DEERFIELD, IL, April 21, 2021 (Press Release) -Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, announces that it has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.
Signatories to The Climate Pledge agree to:

MEPs reach deal with Council on obligation for EU to become climate neutral by 2050

April 21, 2021 - 08:23
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BRUSSELS, April 21, 2021 (Press Release) - • Independent EU scientific body to be set up to monitor progress
• Greenhouse gas budget must guide 2040 target
• Deal reached in time for US President Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate
The new EU Climate Law increases the EU’s 2030 emissions reductions target from 40% to at least 55% while boosting the contribution from removals that can bring the target to 57%.

BillerudKorsnäs launches new Pure DecorX range of White Top Kraftliner to improve potential for decorative corrugated packaging

April 21, 2021 - 06:06

SOLNA, Sweden, April 21, 2021 (Press Release) -With Pure DecorX, BillerudKorsnäs is introducing the latest development in White Top Kraftliner. The launch opens up great improvement potential for decorative corrugated packaging, in terms of strength, print appearance and sustainability.

Pure DecorX is a 3-ply construction made of 100% primary wood fibres, which makes the liner strong, stiff and with high thickness. In practice, this means great lightweighting opportunities, high runnability in converting machines, reduced risk of washboarding, and enhanced packaging performance.

Sappi expands its product range for corrugated board applications with new Fusion Nature Plus

April 20, 2021 - 13:14

JOHANNESBURG, April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -Sappi is expanding its product range for corrugated board applications with Fusion Nature Plus.

With Fusion Nature Plus, Sappi is launching an uncoated, fully bleached and completely recyclable virgin fibre liner. The company provides a unique variety of packaging and speciality papers. The specialist in paper-based solutions also offers a wide range of products in relation to labels. Fusion Nature Plus offers excellent printing results in flexographic, digital and offset printing processes.

Twin Rivers addresses food safety concerns with its new EcoBarrier Plus and EcoBarrier Choice packaging paper offering

April 20, 2021 - 12:58

MADAWASKA, ME , April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -As the market looks for fluorochemical-free (FC-free) papers, Twin Rivers Paper Company has aggressively invested in its PFAS-free (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances- free) grease-resistant food packaging brand, EcoBarrier. The company worked closely with the largest fast-food, quick-serve, and fast-casual restaurants to engineer a food-safe non-fluorinated product.  

Twin Rivers addresses food safety concerns with its new EcoBarrier Plus and EcoBarrier Choice packaging paper offering

April 20, 2021 - 12:58
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MADAWASKA, ME , April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -As the market looks for fluorochemical-free (FC-free) papers, Twin Rivers Paper Company has aggressively invested in its PFAS-free (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances- free) grease-resistant food packaging brand, EcoBarrier. The company worked closely with the largest fast-food, quick-serve, and fast-casual restaurants to engineer a food-safe non-fluorinated product.  

Twin Rivers addresses food safety concerns with its new EcoBarrier Plus and EcoBarrier Choice packaging paper offering

April 20, 2021 - 12:58
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MADAWASKA, ME , April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -As the market looks for fluorochemical-free (FC-free) papers, Twin Rivers Paper Company has aggressively invested in its PFAS-free (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances- free) grease-resistant food packaging brand, EcoBarrier. The company worked closely with the largest fast-food, quick-serve, and fast-casual restaurants to engineer a food-safe non-fluorinated product.  

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