MONTPELIER, VT, June 18, 2019 (Local News) -Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday that gives Vermont the distinction of having the most comprehensive restrictions on single-use plastic of any state in the U.S.
The bill, S.113, prohibits retailers from providing customers with single-use plastic bags at checkout and plastic stirrers starting next July. Stores can still provide customers with paper carryout bags for a fee of 10 cents.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The results of a new survey commissioned by Two Sides reveal a telling insight into the public’s perceptions and attitudes towards print and paper.
Carried out by independent research company Toluna, 6,000 consumers from across Europe (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Norway and Sweden and the UK) were surveyed on their environmental concerns and preferences relating to paper.
RICHMOND, VA, June 18, 2019 (PRNewswire) -TemperPack announced the publication of its 2018 Environmental Impact Report, which shows the company exceeded its goals for reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2E) emissions.
TemperPack, along with its customers, avoided the creation of over 25 million pounds of CO2E during the year, beating its original goal for the year by over 50%.Read more
JOHANNESBURG, June 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.”
I recently drew cash at an ATM and was greeted with an on-screen message: “If everyone said no to a receipt just for one month, we would save 45 trees.” This is a classic example of greenwashing: making unsubstantiated or misleading claims about the environmental benefits of a product, service, technology or company practice.Read more
LONDON, June 11, 2019 (Press Release) -One of the main materials we use at DS Smith Tecnicarton to manufacture our industrial packaging is corrugated cardboard, 100% recyclable and biodegradable.
Although packaging was initially used to transport mainly food from the manufacturer to the consumer, the fact is that it has gradually been perfected and, today, packaging is necessary to preserve almost any type of goods during transport or long periods of time. But this revolution in the packaging sector has not stopped and are increasingly protected products in distribution chains.Read more
MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC , June 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Plastic pollution is a global challenge that requires immediate action. Plastic waste ends up in our landfills and incinerators, litters our parks and beaches, and pollutes our rivers, lakes, and oceans, entangling and killing turtles, fish, and marine mammals.Read more
DARLINGTON, UK, May 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Manchester-based ShinDigger Brewing Co has partnered with Cepac to create sustainable packaging for its full product range.
ShinDigger approached Cepac, the UK’s leading independent corrugated packaging producer, to develop a shelf-ready, sustainable product for the brand’s 12 packs of 440ml cans which appeared in shops from late spring 2019. There is also an option for 330ml.Read more
GENEVA, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Following the signing in January 2018 of the Global Framework Agreement (GFA) between Finnish-headquartered renewable materials multinational Stora Enso, IndustriALL, BWI and UNI global unions, the social partners held the first biennial meeting of the agreement’s Implementation and Review Committee, in Helsinki on 3 June.Read more