BRUSSELS, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -On 18 & 19 March, FEFCO, the European Corrugated Packaging Federation, welcomed top European influencers to Brussels.
Over the course of two days, some of Europe’s leading journalists, bloggers, and influencers had the chance to learn more about how cardboard is 100% recyclable, bio-based, and biodegradable - in other words, a true circular economy champion. “We want every fibre back,” said FEFCO General Secretary, Angelika Christ at the event. “Give us your used packaging, and we’ll make new boxes out of them.”Read more
LONDON, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Global Recycling Day 2019 took place in cities across the world yesterday, with every corner of the globe uniting to celebrate the importance of recycling. The initiative, from the Global Recycling Foundation, is dedicated to celebrating the importance of recycling and making the world think resource not waste. This year’s event focused on ‘Recycling into the Future’ and centred on the power of youth, education and innovation in ensuring a brighter future across the globe.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has today re-committed its pledge on International Day of Forests to its sustainable sourcing policy which ensures that all wood supplied to their virgin paper mills meets the highest sustainability standards.Read more
LONDON, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith, a leading international packaging provider, has today published new research, in conjunction with Central Saint Martins, UAL, showing that the UK will fall short of its 2035 recycling targets by more than a decade.Read more
SEATTLE, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Sipping your hot coffee from a paper cup that you can recycle or compost in your community. Enjoying a cold coffee beverage with a recyclable, strawless lid instead of a conventional plastic straw. And checking the Starbucks mobile app to see the journey of your packaged coffee beans as they were grown, processed, traded and roasted.Read more
LACHENDORF, Germany, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) -DREWSEN already offers compostable and biodegradable barrier papers for food packaging. Activities in this area are now being intensified with the aim of replacing other plastic applications with sustainable and environmentally friendly papers.
As of April 1st, 2019, the business development group ‘Sustainable Paper Solutions’ will be available as a qualified partner. The team will be directed by Mr. Christian von Buchwaldt and Dr. Imke Bremer.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI, March 19, 2019 (Local News) -The future costs related to the decades-long contamination of the Fox River is getting more clear.
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced a federal judge has approved a settlement to ensure all future costs related to the contamination will be paid by the corporate companies responsible for the contamination.
From the mid-1950s until 1971, river sediments were contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) that were discharged by paper companies that made and recycled "carbonless" copy paper containing PCB's.Read more
quebec city, qc, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -CO2 Solutions Inc. today provided an update on the Corporation’s first commercial project with Fibrek General Partnership, a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., and Serres Toundra Inc. The project involves the deployment of a 30-tonne per day (tpd) CO2 capture unit and ancillary equipment at Resolute's pulp mill in Saint-Félicien, Quebec and the commercial reuse of the captured CO2 by the adjacent Toundra Greenhouse complex.Read more
MADRID, Spain, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Ence Energía y Celulosa expresses its rejection of the unexpected change in the criteria of the General Directorate for Sustainability of the Coast and the Sea to be approved on March 8 in the three procedures that are currently being followed at the National Court and are intended to declare the nullity of the resolution of January 20, 2016 by which the Company was granted the extension of the Pontevedra concession.Read more