SINGAPORE, May 30, 2019 (Local News) -The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has awarded Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), a company linked toprevious bouts of haze in the region, a green certification that may see its products return to shelves here.
The enhanced Singapore green label scheme certification endorses products made in an environmentally responsible manner, using 25 audit criteria that includes a zero-burning policy.Read more
SINGAPORE, May 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is pleased to announce that it has received the Singapore Environment Council’s (SEC) Enhanced Singapore Green Label Scheme (SGLS+) certification.
The SGLS+ award that will see APP products return to shelves in Singapore, is a testament to the company’s intensified commitment to battle the threat of fire and haze since the 2015 haze that affected Singapore, Malaysia and parts of Indonesia.Read more
DENVER, CO, May 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Foopak received a Product of the Year Award from Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today at the annual Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference (ELEMCON) on May 14 in Denver.Read more
DENVER, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and Quad will lead a panel on “Shaping a Sustainability Story for Food Brands” at the Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference (ELEMCON) on May 12 through May 14 in Denver.Read more
JAKARTA, April 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) continues to expand its portfolio to meet the environmentally conscious goals and demands of consumers with the newest addition to the Foopak suite of products: the new Bio Container for takeaway food. Constructed with folding boxboard (FBB), the box offers a fully biodegradable and compostable solution for takeaway containers, trays and other direct food contact items. The highly durable paper stock capable of breaking down naturally in 12 weeks makes the boxboard an ideal alternative to commonly used plastic boxes.Read more
CHICAGO, March 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, during Paper Week in Chicago, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced the launch of a new paper application to provide an ecofriendly alternative to plastic straws across Latin America. This new product offering addresses the changing demands of consumers, who continually look for brands and products that satisfy environmentally conscious goals. According to APP’s 2018 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report, a majority of consumers prefer paper food packaging over plastic.Read more
RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, today announced that its Forest Alert Service (FAS) space-based capabilities have enabled Asia Pulp & Paper’s (APP) pulpwood suppliers to more strategically monitor forest cover loss in conservation areas and meet their commitment to stakeholders that conservation forest areas were not cleared in connection with the production of their products.Read more
JAKARTA, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Consumers have made it clear the top two priorities in packaging are strength and sustainability, with the latter on the rise. Forty-two percent of consumers cite sustainability as the most important aspect of packaging, second only to strength at 72 percent. As consumers note the increasing value they’re placing on eco-friendly practices, brands are starting to acknowledge that neither quality nor sustainability can be treated as an afterthought.Read more