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July 2021

Stora Enso’s innovative packaging designs wins German Packaging Award 2021

July 28, 2021 - 09:19
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HELSINKI, July 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Stora Enso’s innovative packaging designs have been awarded the German Packaging Award 2021 in two categories: New Materials and Functionality & Convenience. The award ceremony will be held on 28 September 2021.

Paddle Packaging with new eco-friendly inserts was awarded in the New Materials category

Huhtamaki launches Push Tab sustainable paper-based blister solution for pharmaceutical and healthcare industry

July 28, 2021 - 02:01
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ESPOO, Finland, July 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions and Syntegon, the German processing and packaging technology provider, today announce a breakthrough innovation for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Push Tab paper, the first paper-based tablet packaging, is made from renewable FSC certified paper and is designed to meet the stringent safety requirements of regulated pharmaceutical packaging.

Greencore Group to commence tests for fully-recyclable sandwich packaging in UK supermarkets

July 27, 2021 - 15:42
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DUBLIN , July 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Greencore Group plc ('Greencore' or the 'Group'), a leading UK manufacturer of convenience foods, is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Co-op and Sainsbury's, it will soon commence 'test and learn' trials of an all fibre plastic free recyclable sandwich skillet in stores across the UK.

UK-based Arden Group says ‘no to plastic packaging’

July 27, 2021 - 15:39
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MARPLE, UK , July 26, 2021 (Press Release) -The Arden Group has gone plastic-free – banning plastic in all our external packaging.

In our Dies and Engraving divisions, we have completely removed all plastic in our tooling shipments to customers.

We’ve replaced our plastic shipping containers with cardboard and switched from bubble-wrap to card-wrap as part of the organisation’s ongoing commitment to cut our carbon footprint and help tackle plastic pollution.

ABB signs new contract for its new Sheet Break Performance as part of digital transformation project with PT. Riau Andalan Kertas at its mill in Indonesia

July 27, 2021 - 07:43
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WESTERVILLE, OH, July 27, 2021 (Press Release) -ABB has won a first order for its recently-launched Sheet Break Performanceas part of a major digital transformation project at PT. Riau Andalan Kertas mill (RAK) in Indonesia, part of Asia Pacific Resources International Limited.

UK waste management company Biffa calls for urgent review of policy following court case

July 27, 2021 - 06:09
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HIGH WYCOMBE, UK, July 23, 2021 (Press Release) -No public interest has been served by the Environment Agency in bringing this prosecution. The UK does not have the infrastructure to recycle all of the wastepaper that householders send for recycling, meaning export is essential to avoid having to landfill or incinerate this valuable resource. The case established that the paper we were sending for export was over 99% pure. This is no different from the waste paper that is recycled in the UK. It would have been used as raw material to make cardboard packaging.

Biffa Waste Services found guilty of exporting household waste for second time in 2 years

July 27, 2021 - 05:51
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LONDON, July 26, 2021 (Press Release) -A familiar name on bin collection rounds across the country has been found guilty of exporting household waste for the second time in 2 years.

Biffa Waste Services Ltd broke the law sending more than 1,000 tonnes of waste collected from private homes, labelled as paper, to Asia.

An investigation by the Environment Agency prevented 16 25-tonne containers from onward export between Southampton and India and Indonesia in 2018 and 2019. Biffa was also convicted of exporting a further 26 containers that sailed before they could be stopped.

Fresh Start Waste Services commits to its pledge of reducing carbon footprint of waste disposal and recycling in North-West of England

July 27, 2021 - 05:22
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SWINTON, UK, July 22, 2021 (Press Release) -Fresh Start Waste Services, the business waste and recycling collector of choice, have committed to their pledge of reducing the carbon footprint of waste they collect by ensuring onward movement of waste is recycled within the North-West of England.

Fresh Start Waste Services commits to its pledge of reducing carbon footprint of waste disposal and recycling in North-West of England

July 27, 2021 - 05:22
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SWINTON, UK, July 22, 2021 (Press Release) -Fresh Start Waste Services, the business waste and recycling collector of choice, have committed to their pledge of reducing the carbon footprint of waste they collect by ensuring onward movement of waste is recycled within the North-West of England.

Voith wins AI Champions award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in large enterprise category

July 27, 2021 - 05:12
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, July 27, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • With its AI Champions Award, the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Employment and Tourism of the state of Baden-Württemberg recognizes outstanding solutions from the field of artificial intelligence (AI) that contribute to a successful AI eco-system.
  • With the help of the digital analysis tool OnView.DigitalEye, it is possible for the first time to determine the precise quality of recovered paper even before the stock preparation process.

Papresa Implements Greycon's opt-Studio and X-Trim solutions

July 27, 2021 - 03:51
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ERRENTERIA, Spain , July 26, 2021 (Press Release) -At the end of 2020, when Papresa was acquired by Quantum Group, we started working on a new change of strategy. Due to the global decline in newsprint, we had to pursue a transformation that secured the future of the mill and of our 243 employees. Therefore, as part of our diversification plan, our factory will also produce cardboard packaging paper. However, the reconversion does not end here.

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