LEEDS, UK, July 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Asda is to stop providing single-use plastic carrier bags with its online grocery orders, in a move that will remove around 85 million plastic bags from production each year.
Following a successful trial period in South-West England and from its Dartford Home Shopping Centre, Asda will remove the option to have a ‘bagged’ delivery on all grocery home shopping and click & collect orders nationwide from 31st July, resulting in a saving of over 500 tonnes of plastic.Read more
OEGSTGEEST, The Netherlands , July 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019.
One of three finalists, Avery Dennison is the first pressure sensitive label material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET, available commercially in Europe. The liner, which uses 30% PET post-consumer waste, meets technical qualifications while maintaining quality and performance for label design, printing, and application.Read more
DALLAS, TX, July 10, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark today published its 2018 Global Sustainability Report, highlighting the ways in which the company is impacting the world through its Sustainability 2022 strategy to create social, environmental and business value.Read more
NEW DELHI, July 10, 2019 (Local News) -The National Green Tribunal has imposed an interim fine of Rs 10 lakh on a paper mill in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district for causing pollution and extracting ground water illegally.
A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also directed a committee formed by it to assess the actual compensation within and asked the unit to deposit the amount with the Central Pollution Control Board, which will be used for restoration of the environment.Read more
THE HAGUE, July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -The European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) has published a statement regarding the recyclability of paperboard folding cartons under the law applicable in Europe; ECMA has granted PPC permission to post a link to that statement, foundhere.Read more
REMSHALDEN, Germany , June 6, 2019 (Press Release) -The Klingele Group, one of the leading independent manufacturers of corrugated base paper and corrugated cardboard packaging, received the World Corrugated Award 2019 in the “Environment-friendly and Intensive Production Contribution” category on 7 April in Shanghai. With its convincing environmentally friendly and resource-saving strategy, Klingele prevailed over five competitors in its category in the final.Read more
TOKYO, July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Oji Holdings (CEO: Masatoshi Kaku, Head office: Tokyo) proudly announces that it has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index.
The FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index were designed by FTSE Russell, a globally recognized index provider, and consist of the companies that demonstrate strong ESG (Environment, Society and Governance) performance.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Two Sides, the global initiative promoting the sustainability of print and paper, continue to tackle misleading environmental claims made by some of the world’s largest corporations.Read more