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October 2021

Kimberly-Clark receives Climate Leadership Award for progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

October 15, 2021 - 11:28
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DALLAS, TX, Oct. 15, 2021 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark today announced that it received a 2021 Climate Leadership Award for 'Goal Achievement in Greenhouse Gas Management' from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry. The national award recognizes companies that set and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals.

Kimberly-Clark receives Climate Leadership Award for progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

October 15, 2021 - 11:28
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DALLAS, TX, Oct. 15, 2021 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark today announced that it received a 2021 Climate Leadership Award for 'Goal Achievement in Greenhouse Gas Management' from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry. The national award recognizes companies that set and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals.

Kimberly-Clark receives Climate Leadership Award for progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

October 15, 2021 - 11:28
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DALLAS, TX, Oct. 15, 2021 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark today announced that it received a 2021 Climate Leadership Award for 'Goal Achievement in Greenhouse Gas Management' from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry. The national award recognizes companies that set and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals.

Greycon team starts charity walk to raise money and awareness for WasteAid covering distance from London, UK office to its office in Athens, Greece

October 15, 2021 - 10:39
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LONDON, Oct. 15, 2021 (Press Release) -On Friday 1st October, members of the Greycon team started a collective walk covering the distance between their London office and their office located in Athens to raise money and awareness for WasteAid. Each member of the team is contributing their steps towards the challenge, which is an estimated 3,466,000 steps covering 1,733 miles.

ECMA: Six leading trade associations launches new Fibre Packaging Europe coalition to help achieve objectives of European Green Deal

October 15, 2021 - 09:37
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HAGUE, The Netherlands, Oct. 15, 2021 (Press Release) -Today, six leading trade associations, representing industries involved in forestry, pulp, paper, board and carton production and recycling from across Europe, announced the launch of Fibre Packaging Europe, an informal coalition.

The members’ joint mission is to provide renewable, circular and sustainable paper and board packaging solutions to help achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal.

Recycled raw material shortage results in production curtailments at Metsä Tissue’s Mariestad mill in Sweden

October 15, 2021 - 07:07
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ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 15, 2021 (Press Release) -The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the availability and quality challenges in recycled raw material for tissue production. This has resulted in temporary curtailments of the recycled paper production at Metsä Tissue’s Mariestad mill in Sweden. As a result of this, the fresh fibre portfolios will be prioritized in Metsä Tissue production and no wider delivery issues or tissue paper shortages are to be expected to end users, as fresh fibre raw material has a good and consistent availability.

Appvion launches industry-leading phenol-free direct thermal chemistry

October 14, 2021 - 16:33
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APPLETON, WI, Oct. 14, 2021 (Press Release) -Appvion Operations, Inc., continuing its focus as a responsible coatings solution provider, introduces a patent-pending, phenol-free technology that is foundational for its future direct thermal portfolio. As a leading innovator, Appvion builds upon its long history of material science and delivers a chemistry design utilizing phenol-free materials that are safer for human health and the environment.

Appvion launches industry-leading phenol-free direct thermal chemistry

October 14, 2021 - 16:33
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APPLETON, WI, Oct. 14, 2021 (Press Release) -Appvion Operations, Inc., continuing its focus as a responsible coatings solution provider, introduces a patent-pending, phenol-free technology that is foundational for its future direct thermal portfolio. As a leading innovator, Appvion builds upon its long history of material science and delivers a chemistry design utilizing phenol-free materials that are safer for human health and the environment.

Mondi and Vafo Group to produce recyclable mono-material pet food packaging for Finland-based dog food brand Hau-Hau Champion

October 14, 2021 - 11:51
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    VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 14, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Mondi to produce a recyclable mono-material packaging for Hau-Hau Champion, one of Finland’s most popular premium dog food brands available in grocery stores, produced by Prima Pet Premium Oy, part of Vafo Group.
  • Flexible mono-material solutions replace unrecyclable plastic packs while offering high barrier protection and increased consumer convenience.
  • Mondi’s EcoSolutions approach supports Hau-Hau Champion in reducing its environmental impact.

ECMA: French government plans to ban plastic packaging for fruit and vegetables from Jan 1, 2022

October 14, 2021 - 11:17
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HAGUE, The Netherlands, Oct. 14, 2021 (Press Release) -The French Government has announced plans to ban fruit and vegetables from being sold in plastic packaging from January 1st, 2022, as part of its anti-waste law aimed at creating a circular economy with single-use plastic phased out by 2040.

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