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August 2021

DS Smith develops 100% recyclable e-commerce packaging for German start-up Blaue Helden

August 24, 2021 - 11:18

LONDON, Aug. 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Cleaning with a clear conscience: The sustainable e-commerce packaging from DS Smith gives the environmentally friendly cleaning tabs from Blaue Helden a glamorous appearance in online retail, with 100 % corrugated cardboard and no plastic filling material at all.

Valmet to supply multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri's paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

August 24, 2021 - 07:40
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 24, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Additionally, its steam production capacity will be sufficient for the mill’s future paper machine PM 4.

Södra partners with Swedish company Trioworld to switch to recycled material in packaging

August 24, 2021 - 05:46

VAXJO, Sweden, Aug. 24, 2021 (Press Release) -Södra’s investment in circularity continues. Through a new partnership with Swedish company Trioworld, Södra’s timber packaging will now contain 30 percent recycled plastic, which will reduce annual emissions from the packaging by around 23 percent.

Södra partners with Swedish company Trioworld to switch to recycled material in packaging

August 24, 2021 - 05:46
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VAXJO, Sweden, Aug. 24, 2021 (Press Release) -Södra’s investment in circularity continues. Through a new partnership with Swedish company Trioworld, Södra’s timber packaging will now contain 30 percent recycled plastic, which will reduce annual emissions from the packaging by around 23 percent.

REA calls for rule changes to ease HGV driver shortage as more councils suspend food and garden waste collections

August 24, 2021 - 04:05
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    LONDON, Aug. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • REA call for HGV drivers to be recognised as an important shortage occupation with a two-year derogation to the points-based immigration rules for trained HGV drivers;
  • Estimated shortfall of 100,000 HGV drivers across the UK economy;
  • REA says government measures to increase testing of new drivers will not be sufficient to meet demand in the short term;
  • Food and garden waste collection frequency reduced or suspended entirely in some local authorities due to driver shortage.

REA calls for rule changes to ease HGV driver shortage as more councils suspend food and garden waste collections

August 24, 2021 - 04:05
Posted in:
    LONDON, Aug. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • REA call for HGV drivers to be recognised as an important shortage occupation with a two-year derogation to the points-based immigration rules for trained HGV drivers;
  • Estimated shortfall of 100,000 HGV drivers across the UK economy;
  • REA says government measures to increase testing of new drivers will not be sufficient to meet demand in the short term;
  • Food and garden waste collection frequency reduced or suspended entirely in some local authorities due to driver shortage.

REA calls for rule changes to ease HGV driver shortage as more councils suspend food and garden waste collections

August 24, 2021 - 04:05
Posted in:
    LONDON, Aug. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • REA call for HGV drivers to be recognised as an important shortage occupation with a two-year derogation to the points-based immigration rules for trained HGV drivers;
  • Estimated shortfall of 100,000 HGV drivers across the UK economy;
  • REA says government measures to increase testing of new drivers will not be sufficient to meet demand in the short term;
  • Food and garden waste collection frequency reduced or suspended entirely in some local authorities due to driver shortage.

A.P. Moller - Maersk accelerates fleet decarbonization with eight large ocean-going vessels to operate on carbon neutral methanol

August 24, 2021 - 03:06
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 24, 2021 (Press Release) -In the first quarter of 2024, A.P. Moller - Maersk will introduce the first in a groundbreaking series of 8 large ocean-going container vessels capable of being operated on carbon neutral methanol. The vessels will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and have a nominal capacity of approx. 16,000 containers (Twenty Foot Equivalent - TEU). The agreement with HHI includes an option for 4 additional vessels in 2025. The series will replace older vessels, generating annual CO2 emissions savings of around 1 million tonnes.

A.P. Moller - Maersk accelerates fleet decarbonization with eight large ocean-going vessels to operate on carbon neutral methanol

August 24, 2021 - 03:06
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 24, 2021 (Press Release) -In the first quarter of 2024, A.P. Moller - Maersk will introduce the first in a groundbreaking series of 8 large ocean-going container vessels capable of being operated on carbon neutral methanol. The vessels will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and have a nominal capacity of approx. 16,000 containers (Twenty Foot Equivalent - TEU). The agreement with HHI includes an option for 4 additional vessels in 2025. The series will replace older vessels, generating annual CO2 emissions savings of around 1 million tonnes.

Asia Pulp & Paper investors receive letter from over 30 civil society organizations explaining triple production would increase risk of respiratory health and hurt efforts to control fire in Indonesia

August 24, 2021 - 01:10
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PALEMBANG, Indonesia , Aug. 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Today over 30 civil society organizations sent a letter to investors of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), part of the Sinar Mas Group, explaining why the expansion of APP’s OKI Pulp and Paper Mill in Sumatra, Indonesia would risk the respiratory health for millions of people in Southeast Asia and cause more greenhouse gas emissions than many countries on an annual basis.

Alaska Airlines partners with Elopak's US-based customer Boxed Water Is Better to start removing single-use plastic bottles from its flights

August 23, 2021 - 09:49
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OSLO, Norway, Aug. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -Alaska Airlines has partnered with our customer in the US, Boxed Water Is Better, to start removing single-use plastic bottles from its flights.

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the airline industry generated 6.7 million tons of cabin waste in 2018. Their partnership with Alaska Airlines will remove 7.2 million plastic bottles a year, which is around 98,000 pounds of plastic from their flights.

Alaska Airlines partners with Elopak's US-based customer Boxed Water Is Better to start removing single-use plastic bottles from its flights

August 23, 2021 - 09:49

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -Alaska Airlines has partnered with our customer in the US, Boxed Water Is Better, to start removing single-use plastic bottles from its flights.

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the airline industry generated 6.7 million tons of cabin waste in 2018. Their partnership with Alaska Airlines will remove 7.2 million plastic bottles a year, which is around 98,000 pounds of plastic from their flights.

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