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June 2021

German research institute Fraunhofer, SABIC and Procter & Gamble join forces in closed-loop recycling pilot project for single-use face-masks

June 21, 2021 - 10:23
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MUNICH, Germany, June 16, 2021 (Press Release) -The Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Circular Plastics Economy CCPE and its Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT have developed an advanced recycling process for used plastics. The pilot project with SABIC and Procter & Gamble serves to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling for single-use facemasks.

German research institute Fraunhofer, SABIC and Procter & Gamble join forces in closed-loop recycling pilot project for single-use face-masks

June 21, 2021 - 10:23
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MUNICH, Germany, June 16, 2021 (Press Release) -The Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Circular Plastics Economy CCPE and its Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT have developed an advanced recycling process for used plastics. The pilot project with SABIC and Procter & Gamble serves to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling for single-use facemasks.

Swedish Forest Industries says draft of revised EU Forest Strategy is unacceptable attempt to regulate forestry policy

June 21, 2021 - 10:01
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STOCKHOLM, June 21, 2021 (Press Release) -The draft of a revised EU Forest Strategy is an unacceptable and far-reaching proposal to regulate forest planning, monitoring, management, and industry production. It expresses a clear lack of understanding of how forest management and the forest-based industries work and their full contributions to a climate neutral society.

In a recently leaked draft of a revised EU Forest Strategy, the Swedish Forest Industries find that the European Commission proposes not only a strategy, but in fact a common EU forest policy.

Ence’s biofactory in Pontevedra receives certification from Aenor for its good environmental performance

June 21, 2021 - 08:38
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MADRID, Spain, June 20, 2021 (Press Release) -The Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification (Aenor) has once again certified the good environmental performance of Ence’s biofactory in Pontevedra. In addition, and also through the same audit process, it has been guaranteed that the biofactory complies with the ISO 14.001 certification of environmental management systems.

Stora Enso introduces new Trayforma range of wood fibre-based material composition designed for microwavable food tray packaging

June 21, 2021 - 08:25
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HELSINKI, June 21, 2021 (Press Release) -Trayforma by Stora Enso is a new wood fibre-based material composition designed for microwavable food tray packaging. The renewable material is free of PET, has a very low share of PP and a lower carbon footprint compared to traditional meal tray products. The material contains up to 95% wood fibres, making it widely recyclable in most existing carton packaging recycling schemes.

Stora Enso introduces new Trayforma range of wood fibre-based material composition designed for microwavable food tray packaging

June 21, 2021 - 08:25

HELSINKI, June 21, 2021 (Press Release) -Trayforma by Stora Enso is a new wood fibre-based material composition designed for microwavable food tray packaging. The renewable material is free of PET, has a very low share of PP and a lower carbon footprint compared to traditional meal tray products. The material contains up to 95% wood fibres, making it widely recyclable in most existing carton packaging recycling schemes.

ANDRITZ to rebuild Mayr-Melnhof Karton's KM 3 board machine at its mill in Frohnleiten, Austria

June 21, 2021 - 03:09

GRAZ, Austria, June 21, 2021 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. Start-up is scheduled for 2023.

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ANDRITZ to rebuild Mayr-Melnhof Karton's KM 3 board machine at its mill in Frohnleiten, Austria

June 21, 2021 - 03:09
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GRAZ, Austria, June 21, 2021 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. Start-up is scheduled for 2023.

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JSC Volga participates in 25th International packaging industry exhibition RosUpack exhibition in Moscow from June 15-18

June 18, 2021 - 09:55

BALAKHNA, Russia, June 16, 2021 (Press Release) -JSC Volga will take part in the 25th International packaging industry exhibition RosUpack, which will be held in Moscow, from 15 to 18 June. This year, the largest packaging industry event in Russia and Eastern Europe is expected to host more than 650 companies from 36 countries; managers and specialists from Russian and foreign companies of various sectors of the economy, who seek for a supplier of packaging equipment, materials, raw materials or completed packaging.

Two Sides: Yala chooses sustainable paper packaging Invercote Duo from Antalis to align with environmental values

June 18, 2021 - 09:24
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DAVENTRY, UK, June 17, 2021 (Press Release) -When award-winning ethical jewellery brand Yala was looking for packaging materials compatible with its values and Certified B Corporation status, it selected Invercote Duo from Antalis.

Founded by Kenyan-born Audrey Migot-Adholla, Yala takes the inspiration for its jewellery from modern Africa, combining traditional craft with 21st-century values. It is the first jewellery brand in the UK to be a Certified B Corporation, committed to treating people, communities and the environment respectfully, sustainably and ethically.

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