LONDON, Sept. 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Ted Baker set out to improve the sustainability of its e-commerce packaging, while retaining its trademark ‘wow’ factor for customers. For an innovative solution, Ted turned to leading packaging strategist, DS Smith.
Responding to a changing market
With an increasing awareness on issues relating to improved environmental performance, Ted Baker wanted to take the lead in redesigning their packaging to better respond to their customers’ needs.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Sept. 9, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest sustainable, diversified global packaging companies, today announced the creation of its new EnviroSense sustainable packaging initiative.Read more
SARPSBORG, Norway, Sept. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -The Borregaard product, Dustex, has earned the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product Label, with 100% biobased content.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 9, 2019 (The Telegraph) -Indonesia has returned 19 containers full of British waste to the UK, according to the customs agency.
The move comes in the wake of a Telegraph investigation that revealed that children in the southeast Asian country are being poisoned by the British household recycling waste that is sent there and burnt on open dumps.
The containers were returned to the UK on the 1st August from Tanjung Perak port after they were imported by paper manufacturing company PT Mega Surya Eratama, according to official documents.Read more
PARIS, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Patrick Bobet, President of Bordeaux Métropole, and Antoine Frérot, CEO of Veolia, signed the public service delegation contract for the recovery and treatment of household and similar waste in the metropolitan area. This contract, awarded to Veolia for a period of 7 years and 10 months, will begin on 20 February 2020.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , Sept. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Blockchain technology will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data and assurance about the quality of secondary commodities.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been listed on a new sustainability index that recognises companies active in the reduction of plastic pollution.
The Solactive ISS ESG ‘Beyond Plastic Waste’ Index tracks companies that provide solutions for the reduction, replacement, reuse and recycling of plastic.
The recognition comes less than a year after the industry leader launched its Better Planet Packaging initiative that seeks to reduce packaging waste and address the challenges of waste and litter that end up in oceans and landfill.Read more
JAKARTA, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -On the sixth anniversary of its annual tree-planting initiative, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), together with the Government of Indonesia, the International Tropical Timber Organization, Belantara Foundation, Indonesian and Japanese businesses and local communities, planted 10,000 seedlings of local tree species, Jelutong, and local fruit trees species, across 20 hectares of degraded conservation land in Giam Siak Kecil landscape of Riau Province.Read more