HELSINKI, Nov. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved Metso’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets. The GHG targets are part of Metso’s Climate Program and are applicable to all relevant emission sources: production, procurement, inbound and outbound transportation as well as the use of Metso’s products.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been named a founding member of a new industry alliance to boost the contribution of paper-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy.
The 4evergreen forum, which is led by the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), will see Smurfit Kappa work with leading brand owners and packaging companies to increase awareness about the benefits of fibre-based packaging materials.Read more
MANILLA, Nov. 26, 2019 (Local News) -AN arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it is hoping to raise farmers’ incomes by using waste material from the pineapple-growing progress to make specialty paper that can replace plastic packaging.
The DTI’s Design Center of the Philippines calls the initiative the Pinyapel Project, after the Filipino words for pineapple (pinya) and paper (papel).Read more
PORCARI, Italy, Nov. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -The tissue paper manufacturer Group, known for the Regina brand, has participated in all the four editions of the report, and has obtained constantly improving results on responsible sourcing and socio-environmental reporting.Read more
OSLO, Norway, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -On October 1st 2019, Norske Skog’s Corporate Vice President Health Environment Safety & QA Jens Borge was awarded the Norwegian Woodworking Prize for 2019. The prize was awarded to Mr. Borge for his strong commitment and engagement for improved health safety and environmental work in the Norwegian and international woodworking industry.
The committee awarding the prize on behalf of the Woodworking Industry Association gives the following description of Mr. Jens Borge’s qualifications for the prize:Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in support of Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow’s (D-MI) “Recycling Enhancements to Collection and Yield through Consumer Learning and Education (RECYCLE) Act of 2019” (S. 2941).Read more
FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, today launched two new Papernet brand products at booth 3227 at ISSA Show North America 2019 in Las Vegas. The small core toilet tissue and Ready Table interfolded napkins contribute to waste reduction and, as a result, greater environmental stewardship.Read more
MOSCOW, Nov. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -Segezha Packaging, which consolidates the European paper packaging production facilities of Segezha Group, published its first UN Global Compact Communication on Progress report. The document is prepared in accordance to the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and publicly available on the UNGC website.Read more