A 12% reduction in specific energy consumption in the last five years and securing of the most demanding environmental certifications are some of the advances reflected in the report.
One of the guiding principles of the environmental policy at Torraspapel, part of the Lecta Group, is transparent and regular communication of its environmental practices.Read more
However, a study of Finnish attitudes and opinions on communications reveals that they would like to receive more information on the environmental impacts of different media.Read more
"Two recent studies indicate that plantations grown on hill country could be used to offset farm emissions and to improve overall farm profitability," Forest Owners Association president Peter Berg says.
"Many farmers already grow woodlots and small plantations, however much land suited to forestry has not been planted, because trees don't provide an annual cash income.Read more
The announcement was made on a visit to the country's first ever council-wide recycling reward scheme in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead today.Read more
New research, conducted for M-real Consumer Packaging, has found that within the same grade (brand), the carbon footprint of a cartonboard reduces at least in proportion to its basis weight. A 15% reduction in board weight equates to a 18% reduction in carbon footprint, which is important to users concerned about sustainability. If they can specify a lighter weight board, provided all criteria regarding stiffness and performance are met, their own carbon footprint will diminish accordingly.Read more