BARCELONA, Feb. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -An exercise in transparency in which Lecta shares its progress and identifies upcoming challenges.
In keeping with our commitment to respect for the environment and our focus on sustainability, Lecta carries out its business activity with the aim of minimizing environmental impact in the communities and areas where we operate, thereby contributing to their wellbeing.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -In his dissertation, Senior Scientist and M.Sc. (Eng.) Kristian Melin of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a modelling and evaluation method for identifying which biorefinery processes – of those being considered for development –will use raw materials most efficiently, reduce greenhouse gas emissions the most, or be most economical. The method can also accelerate the development of new bio-economic processes from laboratory to production scale.Read more
CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, Feb. 20, 2018 (Local News) -A legislative committee hearing in Charlottetown was packed to overflowing on Friday for a presentation about the potential impact of a wastewater treatment plant in Nova Scotia on P.E.I.’s fishing industry.
Representatives from Northern Pulp delivered the presentation on the treatment plant at the pulp mill in Pictou County, N.S., and then took questions from Island MLAs on the Standing Committee for Agriculture and Fisheries.Read more
NORTHAMPTON, UK , Jan. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Northampton Borough Council has awarded its new environmental services contract to leading company Veolia.
Following a tough competitive process, the company’s proposed service was felt most likely to deliver the exceptional service people in Northampton deserve.
This includes bringing street cleansing standards up to scratch and roll-out of new recycling bins within four months of the new contract’s June launch.Read more
LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -The European Investment Bank (EIB) and ING today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European shipping market for a total value of EUR 300m. ING and EIB will each contribute EUR 150m to the facility. This agreement will ensure that sponsors of green and sustainable projects in the maritime transport sector can benefit from advantageous financial terms.Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -In February 2018, the European forest fibre and paper industry presented its 2050 vision to decarbonise its transport and logistics and contribute to the EU’s debate on low-carbon mobility.
We have a supply chain that is quite different from that of other industries and this presents both opportunities and challenges for decarbonisation. Access to raw materials, such as wood from forests and recycled paper from collection points is much more dispersed than in other industries.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 16, 2018 (PRNewswire) -American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry descended on Washington, D.C., this week and made over 485 visits with members of Congress and administration officials. Their goal was to educate officials on the impacts of legislative and regulatory decisions on the environment as well as the families and communities that depend on forest products manufacturing for their livelihood.Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Today the Commission proposes to give €104 million from the Solidarity Fund to four EU Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017.Read more
HIGH WYCOMBE, UK, Feb. 14, 2018 (Press Release) -Simply Waste Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing waste and recycling companies, has made its second acquisition of 2018 by completing a deal to buy the waste management division of London-based Dirty Harry’s Group. The deal will increase Simply Waste’s customer base by a further 500+ customers in the Central London area, making it now one of the largest independent waste management companies operating in the capital.Read more