CHESTER, PA, Sept. 4, 2018 (Local News) -Kimberly Clark plans to invest $150 million in its Chester site in transforming its co-generation power plant from a coal-fired one into one fueled by natural gas.
The Chester mill employs more than 800 people in a 1.8-million-square-foot facility on the 61.5-acre campus. There, they primarily manufacture the Scott 1000 toilet paper for North America.Read more
MILTON KEYNES, UK , Sept. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Leading waste-to-product company, Renewi plc has sold its 50% share in the Energen Biogas (“EBG”) anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Cumbernauld to Bio Capital Limited (“BCL”) which is owned by Helios, Equitix and Aurium Capital.Read more
MEADOW LAKE, SK, Aug. 30, 2018 (Local News) -Things are back to normal a week and a half after fire destroyed a SaskEnergy building which supplied natural gas to Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Mill.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Aug. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -SIG is the first in the industry to produce all its packs using 100% renewable energy – electricity and gas – at production sites worldwide. By effectively eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from production, this represents a major milestone on SIG’s journey to go Way Beyond Good by contributing more to society and the environment than it takes out.Read more
BERGISCH GLADBACH, Germany, Aug. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Zanders is sending out a clear message of commitment to its Bergisch Gladbach location: The manufacturer of high-quality specialty papers and cartonboard is converting its on-site power plant from hard coal to natural gas and is investing several million euros in modernization. The conversion is part of Zanders' future-oriented investment program for sustainable increases in efficiency.Read more
GIPPSLAND, Australia , Aug. 13, 2018 (Local News) -Kerbside rubbish from Melbourne's south-east suburbs will be used to power the country's biggest paper mill under an ambitious plan by Australian Paper.
The power plant, at Australian Paper's Maryvale mill in eastern Victoria, would be the state's first large-scale waste-to-energy project, burning 650,000 tonnes of kerbside rubbish every year.
Australian Paper estimates the $600 million project would produce 225 megawatts of power and reduce the mill's greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tonnes per year.Read more
MORWELL, Australia, Aug. 1, 2018 (Local News) -About 80 community members attended a community forum hosted by the Environment Protection Authority in Traralgon on Thursday night to discuss Australian Paper's proposed Energy from Waste project.
If approved, the project would convert municipal waste into an alternative energy source for the company's Maryvale Mill.Read more
HELSINKI, July 25, 2018 (Press Release) -The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are the framework that governments, business and civil society use to drive the sustainability agenda. With those goals in mind, UPM Raflatac developed the Biofore Site concept and set responsibility targets for 2030 that aim to improve its environmental, social and economic performance. The aim is to build a site-specific roadmap that includes auditing, measuring and evaluating progress. The Biofore Site concept will facilitate growth of a strong sustainability culture and increase transparency.Read more