LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Lucart is increasingly committed to the circular economy. The Italy-based Group, a leading manufacturer in Europe of tissue paper, airlaid products, and MG paper has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundations CE100 network, a pre-competitive innovation programme established to enable organisations to develop new opportunities and realise their circular economy ambitions faster.Read more
CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Postmark, Inc. has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper.
“We welcome Postmark to the Two Sides network of member companies. The equipment suppliers to the mail and print sectors are a key part of Two Sides and has been growing year over year. All parts of the value chain have a vested interest in promoting the sustainability of print and paper,” said Phil Riebel, Two Sides North America President.Read more
MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Resolute has earned two 2018 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Awards for Business: the Green Company of the Year Award and the Green Product of the Year Award, both in the Manufacturing category. The Green Company of the Year Award recognizes our business and sustainability strategies, which are focused on improving the energy efficiency of our operations, producing renewable energy, and reducing waste as well as our reliance on fossil fuels.Read more
NEENAH, WI, Oct. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Menasha Corporation was honored as a recipient of the Distinguished Performer Award for Sustainability as part of the Deloitte Wisconsin 75 program, an annual list that recognizes the contributions made to Wisconsin's economy by the state's largest privately and closely held companies. Menasha Corporation ranks #16 on the 2018 list and has been named to the top-tier list every year since the award inception in 2003.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -As announced by President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans in their letter of intent accompanying President Juncker's 2018 State of the Union Address, the new bioeconomy strategy is part of the Commission's drive to boost jobs, growth and investment in the EU. It aims to improve and scale up the sustainable use of renewable resources to address global and local challenges such as climate change and sustainable development.Read more
LONDON, Oct. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Unpacking DS Smith’s new sustainability target: to manufacture 100% reusable or recyclable packaging by 2025.
Imagine a future where all packaging uses no more material than necessary, enables consumers to reduce their food waste and dispose of their packaging on the go with the assurance that it will be recycled by state of the art recycling facilities and entered back into the economy as new raw materials.
This is the future we all imagine.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Yesterday the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted on single-use plastics. EUROPEN supports policy objectives that address the problem of plastic pollution and reiterates the packaging supply chain’s active work to further improve the circularity of all packaging, including plastics.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Customers of fast-casual restaurants increasingly value corporate sustainability practices according to a new study released by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), the 2018 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report. More than half of consumers (55 percent) are willing to pay more for fast food products packaged in sustainable materials, with 35 percent agreeing they would pay up to 10 percent more.Read more