BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2019 (Local News) -Maryland law says that any company that contributes to a state renewable energy goal — half the state’s energy portfolio must come from renewable sources by 2030 — must “substantially comply” with rules on air and water quality and waste management. The complaint says more than two dozen power generators, including paper mills and trash incinerators, have records of formal or informal enforcement actions by environmental authorities.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has worked with a well-known Belgian specialty brewer to produce a sustainable packaging concept that eliminated the need for shrink film.
The Kasteel Brouwerij Vanhonsebrouck in Belgium was seeking to implement a completely circular supply chain and made a number of changes. These included using recyclable cans instead of glass, to provide an additional more future-proof packaging solution, and removing the plastic.Read more
BARCELONA, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -A rigorous exercise in transparency and a review of our efforts to minimize environmental impact as a committed, responsible company.
In keeping with our clear commitment to sustainability, Lecta operates according to the highest environmental standards, guaranteeing innovative, safe and responsible products, the result of environment-friendly, responsible manufacturing processes.Read more
LONDON, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith, the leading sustainable packaging company, announces today that it is expanding its coffee cup recycling programme to Europe through its De Hoop Mill in the Netherlands.
The launch, which follows a successful trial at the mill, aims to tackle the 4.5 billion disposable coffee cups currently used by coffee lovers in Benelux annually and stop them ending up in landfill or incineration.Read more
STIRLING, UK, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -New trials led by Zero Waste Scotland revealed that cafés which replaced discounts for reusable cups with clear, equivalent charges for disposable cups significantly increased the proportion of customers switching to reusables for on-the-go coffee and tea.Read more
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, Sept. 26, 2019 (Business Wire) -Global footwear brand Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) announced that since 2016, the Company has reduced its use of plastic in its footwear packaging by 85 percent to 10 percent of its foot forms, all of which is recyclable. The achievement is part of an aggressive strategy to increase the Company’s use of sustainable packaging worldwide: 99 percent of Skechers-branded shoeboxes meet FSC®standards for responsible sources, and 94 percent are recyclable*, along with all of the Company’s tissue paper packaging.Read more
NEW DELHI, Sept. 30, 2019 (Local News) -Kitchenware and culinary brand Tupperware India has announced to stop the usage of single-use plastic for product packaging from October 1, and instead use recyclable paper based compostable packaging material.
In a statement, the company has said that the transition would increase the company's expenditure by around 7 per cent, but the company would not pass on the rise in cost to the consumers.Read more