HELSINKI, June 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso and Sulapac have signed a joint development agreement to combat the global problem of plastic waste by accelerating the use of fully renewable, recyclable and biodegradable materials in packaging.
Through the joint development agreement, Stora Enso will licence Sulapac’s materials and technology, and begin the development of fully renewable caps and closures for liquid packages. Other areas for joint development work include food packages and packages for consumer electronics.Read more
MALMO, Sweden, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -When the Volvo Ocean Race starts its eleventh and final stretch on 21 June, everyone is invited to a big sailing event in Gothenburg. The competition has become famous for being one of the leading sail racing contests that takes place around the world, but also for its focus on the question of plastic pollution in our oceans. Among other things, different summits are held on this topic at each stop of the race.Read more
ROCHESTER, NY, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging has been awarded a Gold rating for the second consecutive year, based on its participation in the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment in April 2018. The company’s score defines Diamond’s overall CSR performance as “Advanced” and places it in the top 2% of suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis in all categories.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, June 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Consumers are more and more aware of the environmental effects of packaging. With Walki’s sustainable materials, companies can respond to the growing demand and reduce their ecological footprint.Read more
HELSINKI, June 20, 2018 (Press Release) -European institutions have come to an initial agreement on the revised Renewable Energy Directive. UPM Biofuels welcomes the agreement as it creates an obligatory advanced biofuel blending mandate in all EU Member States starting at 0.2% in 2022, double counted, and rising to 3.5% in 2030.Read more
HELSINKI, June 15, 2018 (Press Release) -On June 13th, 2018; Fiber+ plastic free tea bag material was awarded the “New Product Innovation showcase award” for sustainable packaging at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, NV, USA.
Fiber+ is part of a full range of beverage solutions including groundbreaking BioWeb®, a plastic-free product range for tea and coffee applications.Read more
OSLO, Norway, June 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Elopak is the first manufacturer to deliver over one billion 100% renewable cartons after launching beverage cartons featuring certified renewable polyethylene (PE) in 2014.
Elopak’s cartons offered with renewable PE, help ensuring resources for future generations. In addition, using a renewable feedstock instead of a fossil one, significantly reduces the carbon footprint of the cartons.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, June 18, 2018 (PRNewswire) -How much forest land—and what quality—is needed to ensure forests can continue to provide people, plants and animals worldwide with clean air and water, food and the goods and services they need to thrive?Read more
LONDON, June 18, 2018 (PRNewswire) -As the world turns its awareness to the protection of the environment, Sofidel, an industry leader and the 2nd largest company in tissue category in Europe, prioritises sustainability as a fundamental constituent in its value creation process. With more than 50 years of growth in the tissue category specifically in the UK with the Regina brand, Sofidel continues to have a positive impact on the environment through development and innovation for its hygienic and domestic tissue products.Read more