KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 5, 2019 (CNW) -Cascades, a leader in eco-responsible recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, has garnered a number of awards in recent weeks for its leadership and its innovative practices in sustainable development.
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KELHEIM, Germany, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -At the CanopyStyle Brand Summit in Shanghai, the German viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres announced that it is joining the CanopyStyle initiative. The CanopyStyle initiative aims to make sure that no wood from ancient and endangered forests is used for the production of viscose fibres by seamlessly documenting the supply chain. The initiative is actively supported by numerous leading fashion brands, such as H&M, Zara and Levi Strauss.Read more
STOCKHOLM, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -The global hygiene and health company Essity has set additional packaging targets aimed at reducing its environmental footprint. One of the new targets states that 85% percent of the company’s packaging is to be manufactured from renewable or recycled material by 2025.Read more
MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 (Press Release) -TC Transcontinental is proud to be recognized as the 8th best corporate citizen in Canada in 2019 by the renowned Corporate Knights ranking. Named for the 16th year as one of Canada’s 50 best corporate citizens, TC Transcontinental climbed from the 29th position last year to the 8th position, which attests to the Corporation’s leadership and commitment to social responsibility.Read more
BRACKNELL, UK , June 4, 2019 (Press Release) -A dedicated refillable zone, the UK's first supermarket frozen ‘pick and mix’ and first borrow-a-box scheme are among a series of ideas being looked at in a unique test from Waitrose & Partners, which has the potential to save thousands of tonnes of unnecessary plastic and packaging.
The test is designed to help determine how customers might be prepared to shop differently in the future. The retailer has therefore transformed its Botley Road shop in Oxford and taken hundreds of products out of their packaging.Read more
COVENTRY, UK, May 31, 2019 (Press Release) -We’ve seen a hugely positive response to our 2019 initiative aimed at reducing the impact of plastics in the environment. We are well on our way to reaching our goal, with the initiative already delivering a 95 tonne plastic reduction.Read more
SINGAPORE, May 30, 2019 (Local News) -The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has awarded Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), a company linked toprevious bouts of haze in the region, a green certification that may see its products return to shelves here.
The enhanced Singapore green label scheme certification endorses products made in an environmentally responsible manner, using 25 audit criteria that includes a zero-burning policy.Read more
OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 (Press Release) -The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) launched its 2019 Sustainability Progress Report and issued its Global CEO Leadership Statement 2.0, which includes seven key areas that the forestry and forest products sector will collectively tackle for a more sustainable world.Read more