LONDON, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Global Recycling Day 2019 has arrived and people around the world are joining in the celebrations to mark the day. With events from beach clean ups to high school litter picks, and football challenges to school visits taking place in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America, every corner of the globe is uniting to celebrate the importance of recycling.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 15, 2019 (Press Release) -At BIR’s upcoming World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Singapore (20-22 May 2019), the Keynote Session on Tuesday, 21 May at 15.00 will be featuring a highly inspirational and knowledgeable expert strategist, speaker and moderator.
Dr Gabrielle Walker helps businesses from many different sectors everywhere in the world to address global challenges—with a focus on climate change, plastics, sustainability, the circular economy, energy (oil and gas, utilities and renewables), mobility, finance, agriculture/land-use.Read more
NOVODVINSK, Russia, March 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (a part of Pulp Mill Holding) became a partner of WWF event “Earth Hour 2019”.Read more
LEEDS, UK, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Asda has announced it has removed 6500 tonnes of plastic from its own brand packaging since February 2018. The milestone marks a significant step towards the supermarket’s ongoing commitment to reducing the amount of plastic used in product packaging.
Through product innovation and redesign, Asda has reduced plastic in almost 1000 individual product lines – from fresh fruit and veg to electronics and homewares – removing the equivalent weight of 600 million empty plastic bottles.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -On 14th of March, Mondi confirmed its four ambitious commitments as part of its efforts to eliminate plastics waste and thereby contribute to a better world.
Mondi first started collaborating with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2017, and joined the New Plastics Economy initiative in 2018 to work towards eliminating plastic pollution and creating 100% reusable, recyclable, or compostable plastic packaging by 2025.Read more
HELSINKI, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac is proud to announce the ambitious commitments it is making to reduce unnecessary plastic packaging as a signatory to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. UPM Raflatac is the only label supplier among the more than 350 organisations announcing commitments, which include many of the world's largest packaging producers, brands, retailers, recyclers, governments and NGOs.Read more
HELSINKI, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso is investing EUR 5 million to build a new production line and related infrastructure to manufacture formed fiber products at Hylte Mill in Sweden. The formed fiber technology enables manufacturing of products that are designed for circularity, meaning that they are renewable, recyclable and biodegradable and do not contain any plastic.Read more
HELSINKI, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste and pollution at the source. The Global Commitment and its vision for a circular economy for plastic is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment.Read more