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August 2021

DS Smith warns that Britain’s creaking recycling system could cost economy billions of pounds

August 30, 2021 - 05:47
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LONDON, Aug. 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Despite more people willing to recycle and invest in a sustainable lifestyle than ever before, recycling rates for paper and cardboard packaging have dropped sharply from a peak of nearly 80% in 2017 to 65% in 2020, industry figures show(1).

DS Smith warns that Britain’s creaking recycling system could cost economy billions of pounds

August 30, 2021 - 05:47

LONDON, Aug. 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Despite more people willing to recycle and invest in a sustainable lifestyle than ever before, recycling rates for paper and cardboard packaging have dropped sharply from a peak of nearly 80% in 2017 to 65% in 2020, industry figures show(1).

Valmet to supply paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

August 30, 2021 - 04:18
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia. In the project, paper machine, which was originally producing fine paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce brown grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for 2022.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 20-30 million.

Yogurt retailer Chobani is moving away from plastic with new paper cup

August 27, 2021 - 16:00
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NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2021 (NBC UNIVERSAL ) -On Thursday, Chobani announced that its single-serve Oat Blend yogurts will be shedding their plastic packaging in favor of paper cups as part of the brand's efforts to be more sustainable. The company's other yogurt offerings will remain in the same plastic cup, at least for the immediate future.

According to a company spokesperson, with the release of its new packaging, Chobani will be the only major U.S. food maker with a paper yogurt cup.

NRDC - P&G’s Board must be accountable for forest destruction

August 27, 2021 - 15:58
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NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Ten months after Procter & Gamble’s (P&G’s) shareholders resoundingly called on the company to address its impacts on climate-critical forests and Indigenous rights, P&G has failed to take meaningful action. In light of this immense failure of leadership and P&G’s continued role in driving deforestation, primary forest loss, and violations of Indigenous Peoples’ rights through its tissue and palm oil supply chains, organizations are calling for P&G’s Board of Directors to be held accountable.

Kadant Fiberline to supply OCC stock preparation system and approach flow system to Linping Paper's Xiao mill in China

August 27, 2021 - 12:35

BEIJING, Aug. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., was awarded an order for an OCC stock preparation system and approach flow system from Linping Paper. The new equipment will be installed on PM7 at Linping’s Xiao mill and startup is scheduled for 2022. The system will be used to produce high-strength medium and testliner with a basis weight from 90 to 180 gsm. The board machine has a trim width of 6.6 m, making it the widest board machine supplied by a local machinery builder.

Danish company Skjern Paper becomes PEFC-certified

August 27, 2021 - 10:06
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SKJERN, Denmark, Aug. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -In West Jutland lies one of the most responsible paper mills in the world. With their towering ambitions and a circular economy based on recycled resources, Skjern Paper contributes to the green transition. They have the capacity to deliver paper products from recycled materials to Denmark and all of Europe.

UK-based wholesale packaging supplier Swiftpak becomes B Corp certified

August 27, 2021 - 09:48

READING, UK, Aug. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Swiftpak, a wholesale packaging supplier based in Reading, are thrilled to announce B Corporation certification after demonstrating their ability and passion to support the environment at a globally recognised mark.

As the standard for a new generation of aspirational brands, the B Corp certification helps define the future of business in a responsible way and is seen as a global movement for people using business as a force for good.

UK-based wholesale packaging supplier Swiftpak becomes B Corp certified

August 27, 2021 - 09:48
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READING, UK, Aug. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Swiftpak, a wholesale packaging supplier based in Reading, are thrilled to announce B Corporation certification after demonstrating their ability and passion to support the environment at a globally recognised mark.

As the standard for a new generation of aspirational brands, the B Corp certification helps define the future of business in a responsible way and is seen as a global movement for people using business as a force for good.

Two Sides North America spotlights Twin Rivers Paper for its environmental responsibility and respect for communities

August 27, 2021 - 07:25
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CHICAGO, IL, Aug. 25, 2021 (Press Release) -With a 100-year legacy of papermaking excellence, Twin Rivers Paper Company is a vertically integrated specialty paper company with operating assets in Maine, New York, Arkansas and New Brunswick. The company’s operations and processes are driven by environmental responsibility and respect for the communities where its more than 1,300 team members live and work.

Two Sides North America spotlights Twin Rivers Paper for its environmental responsibility and respect for communities

August 27, 2021 - 07:25
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CHICAGO, IL, Aug. 25, 2021 (Press Release) -With a 100-year legacy of papermaking excellence, Twin Rivers Paper Company is a vertically integrated specialty paper company with operating assets in Maine, New York, Arkansas and New Brunswick. The company’s operations and processes are driven by environmental responsibility and respect for the communities where its more than 1,300 team members live and work.

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