LONDON, July 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Plastic bag sales in England’s ‘big seven’ supermarkets have dropped by 86% since the Government introduced its 5p plastic bag charge in 2015, helping to tackle the devastating impact of plastic waste on our environment.
New figures reveal customers of the country’s biggest supermarkets bought nearly a quarter fewer plastic bags last year compared to 2016/17 - a decrease of nearly 300 million bags.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) strongly rejects the unsubstantiated allegations suggested by Auriga in its report titled “APP and APRIL violate zero-deforestation policies with wood purchases from Djarum Group concessions in East Kalimantan”. The report contains factual errors and presents incomplete information which must be corrected.Read more
DUBLIN , Aug. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has worked with an artist ontwo eye-catching and creative installationsin the Netherlands and Scotland.Read more
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JAKARTA, Aug. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -APRIL Group’s operations are guided by ourSustainable Forest Management Policy 2.0(SFMP 2.0) which was launched in June 2015. This policy embeds APRIL’s commitments to no deforestation, responsible peatland management, conservation and restoration, community empowerment and engagement, and verification and transparency.Read more
WARRINGTON, UK, Aug. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Residents can now take food and drink cartons and paper cups for recycling at seven Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) in Cornwall thanks to a partnership between The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) and Cornwall Council.Read more
GIPPSLAND, Australia , Aug. 13, 2018 (Local News) -Kerbside rubbish from Melbourne's south-east suburbs will be used to power the country's biggest paper mill under an ambitious plan by Australian Paper.
The power plant, at Australian Paper's Maryvale mill in eastern Victoria, would be the state's first large-scale waste-to-energy project, burning 650,000 tonnes of kerbside rubbish every year.
Australian Paper estimates the $600 million project would produce 225 megawatts of power and reduce the mill's greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tonnes per year.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -The Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Alliance (MERA) is a national platform for stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of the protection and restoration of mangrove ecosystems across the archipelago.Read more
LONDON, Aug. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -The Local Government Association (LGA) has distributed a press release relating to the recycling of plastics. Paul Vanston, CEO of INCPEN comments as follows.
I’ve worked in councils for most of my adult life, and mainly in recycling and waste public services. I know how it feels to work within very pressurised political and financial times in councils. The value of collaborative working is long appreciated by me.Read more