DAVENTRY, UK , Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -The publication of the UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025 is an important milestone in UK plastics recycling, according to The Recycling Association.
WRAP has published the document A Roadmap to 2025 - the UK Plastics Pact that looks at how retailers, manufacturers, recyclers, local government and others will need to work together to meet key targets for 2025.
The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin said: "This roadmap will make a significant difference to how plastics are recycled into new products within the UK.Read more
BANBURY, UK, Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Key actions businesses should take to help curb the situation of plastic packaging polluting the environment have been laid out by WRAP in The UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025, published today.
The actions relate to a series of important milestones aligned with the targets of The UK Plastics Pact, the world’s first programme to tackle the issue of plastic waste through collaboration across the entire supply chain; with the UK acting as a testbed for a planned network of country-specific, global Plastics Pacts.Read more
PARCHMENT, MI , Nov. 14, 2018 (Mlive.com) -An investigation into the origin and extent of PFAS contamination in the north part of Kalamazoo County started Monday.
In July, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality found high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) polluting the city of Parchment's municipal and residential wells.Read more
CONYERS, GA , Nov. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -November is a great month to renew your commitment to reduce, reuse, recycle, and buy recycled! Did you know the national recycling rate has increased over the past 30 years to its current rate of 34%? The paper recycling rate is even higher! In 2017, 65.8 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling. This is double the annual paper recovery rate since 1990. To read more about this incredible paper recycling success story, visit PaperRecycles.org.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) presented its 2018 Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Awards at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 9 in Dallas, Texas.
“Our members continue to demonstrate their commitment toward achieving the Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability goals,” said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman. “We are proud to honor the achievements of this year’s award winners and to represent companies that are leaders in sustainability.”Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Nov. 12, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging®, a global leader in plant-based packaging solutions, has launched the PlantCarton™ brand to represent its sustainable, plant-based carton products. The PlantCarton™ brand is the culmination of Evergreen Packaging's longstanding commitment to sustainability with an emphasis on the importance of using renewable materials in packaging.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -Global paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa has been reconfirmed as a member of the Ethibel Sustainability Index for the 5th year in a row, demonstrating its continued best-in-class approach to sustainability.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 7, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 was chosen as best by Finnish financial journalists in a competition organised by the corporate responsibility network FIBS. Our report was short-listed among the 10 best reports in the overall competition.
Finnish financial journalists considered the report as the best sustainability report for 2017. They emphasized the usability of the report; even if the report contains a lot of information, the facts are easily found.Read more