WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced the release of its seventh annual Recycling Industry Yearbook, providing the most up-to-date information and statistics about the U.S. recycling industry and global scrap marketplace. With a greater spotlight on the industry in the wake of rising trade protectionism around the globe, the publication provides the most comprehensive analysis of where the industry stands based on the most current data compared to previous years.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is pleased to announce that its Foopak Bio Natura compostable packaging solution has won a 2018 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The Green Supply Chain Award recognizes companies that make sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy and assist their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals.Read more
JAKARTA, Dec. 13, 2018 (Local News) -Indonesia’s government on Tuesday launched a more detailed map of land use aimed at resolving overlapping claims in the vast archipelago, including in forest areas, three years later than was initially planned.
Jakarta hopes the new map, on a scale of 1:50,000 compared with a previous map on a 1:250,000 scale, will reduce chances of dispute over the issue of permits for mining, plantation and forest conservation.Read more
HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec. 13, 2018 (The Guardian) -It takes 45 minutes to pick up all the milk cartons that have washed up on Long Hai beach overnight. “I feel like all I do is collect them,” says Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tham, gesturing towards the quiet length of sand that fronts her beach house in the south of Vietnam. “I fill about three or four bags every morning, but then there will be a big wave, and when I look back over my shoulder the sand is covered again.”Read more
MILTON KEYNES, UK, Dec. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Three key packaging manufacturing and printing companies have signed up to the BPIF-supported Packaging 2 Recycling scheme.
Sites belonging to Essentra, Herbert Walkers and Crystal Press will now focus on achieving 100% recycling of the waste materials generated from the manufacturing and printing of packaging.Read more
OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -After significant consultation with key stakeholders, Canada’s Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry released a report today entitled:“Feast or Famine: Impacts of climate change and carbon pricing on agriculture, agri-food and forestry.”Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers announcement of a new proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.Read more
SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Dec. 12, 2018 (Business Wire) -Supply & Demand Chain Executive named Packsize International a recipient of its “Green Supply Chain Award for 2018.” In so doing, SDCE recognizes Packsize’s role in making sustainability a core part of its supply chain strategy. Packsize is a leading multinational technology provider of packaging supply chain solutions and services that help customers achieve measurable sustainability goals.Read more
SHANGHAI, Dec. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Sateri, one of the global leading producers of viscose for textile and personal hygiene products, has been recognised for its leadership in sustainability performance and reporting.Read more