WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice, the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Trustee Council, and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) today announced a proposed consent decree that would require NCR Corp. to clean up and fund future response actions at a significant portion of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site. The consent decree also includes payments related to natural resource damages and past cleanup efforts at the site.Read more
LA BERGSCHENHOEK, The Netherlands, Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -CEFLEX, The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging initiative, has announced it is inviting feedback, between 6 December 2019 – 17 January 2020, to enhance and refine phase one of the Designing for a Circular Economy Guidelines before publication in the first quarter of 2020.
This first edition focuses on the largest proportion of the post-consumer flexible packaging waste stream, polyolefin-based flexible packaging structures.Read more
PORCARI, Italy , Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel continues to pursue its commitment to more sustainable packaging with its main European brands (including Regina) – once again at the forefront to reduce the use of conventional plastic in consumer product packaging.Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) welcomes the publication of the European Green Deal by the European Commission on 11 December 2019. The European Green Deal rightly puts climate and circular economy policies at the core of the objective to re-shape Europe’s economy and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.Read more
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -More than 12 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging have been recovered in South Africa for recycling during the past decade. The overall paper collection rate in 2018 of 71.7% is comparable with the most successful countries globally. This, according to the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA), ensures that waste paper is diverted from landfill and recycled into new products.Read more
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STOCKHOLM, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Holmen’s Board has today taken the decision to construct the Blåbergsliden wind farm on its land outside Skellefteå in northern Sweden. The investment totals SEK 1.3 billion and comprises 26 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 143 MW.Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -MEPs convened in a plenary session to discuss with Ursula von der Leyen and Frans Timmermans the roadmap to a climate-neutral continent.
Following Parliament’s recent declaration of a climate emergency, Commission President von der Leyen unveiled the Commission’s plans to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050, on Wednesday in the Brussels Chamber.Read more