KOTKA, Finland, Jan. 21, 2021 (Press Release) -Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable food service board, will be an Official Sponsor of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship to be held in Finland. The World Championship will be played in Tampere and Helsinki, May 13 – 29 in 2022.
“We are really excited about this opportunity to participate as a responsible partner. The official sponsorship offers us a wonderful opportunity to advise and develop the sporting event to make it even better and more responsible with our eco-friendly products,” notes Markku Hämäläinen, CEO of Kotkamills.
During the games, products made from Kotkamills’s fully recyclable food service board as well as recycling stations will be found in the arenas and in the fan areas. The aim is to make recycling as easy as possible.
“The event’s values – fun, responsibility and community – are an excellent fit with our values. We want to promote the organisation of large events in an environmentally friendly manner and turn the single-use culture into a more sustainable multi-use culture in which fully recyclable products are recycled and the material is reused in the right way,” says Ari Tanninen, Senior Vice President, Consumer Boards at Kotkamills.
Kotkamills, located in Finland, is an experienced and responsible global partner, manufacturing innovative products created from wood, a renewable natural resource. Our range of sustainable products includes food safe consumer boards, the high-quality saturating base kraft paper Absorbex, and ecological wood products. The fully recyclable AEGLE and ISLA boards, produced since 2016, were complemented in 2018 with water-based dispersion barriers replacing plastics used in packaging and food service applications. All our products are environmentally friendly, recyclable and safe to use.