WIESBADEN, Germany, Oct. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Whether it be for cement, mortar or plaster – efficient and sustainable packing materials are playing an increasingly important role in the packaging of building materials. Paper sacks offer convincing solutions because of their environmental compatibility and efficiency. Thanks to continuous development by paper sack producers, manufacturers of building materials profit from increased efficiency in product protection, material usage and interesting marketing opportunities.Read more
GENOVA, Italy, Oct. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -The strength of the Italian economy stands in the ability of its entrepreneurs. Six million companies, each with individual skills, have been able to generate important value.Read more
GENEVA, Oct. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -With over 20,000 PEFC Chain of Custody certified companies worldwide, our Chain of Custody standard – in addition to delivering PEFC-certified products to the marketplace - has a tremendous impact on internal management processes of numerous businesses along the timber value chain.
This means we must ensure the standard is the best it can be: that it is straightforward to use, that it meets customer expectations, and that it respects the integrity of our requirements and our system.Read more
LISBURN, UK, Oct. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -“The introduction of a tax on plastic containing less than 30% recycled content makes sense. It’s the financial incentive needed to bring those that have dragged their heels into line.
“It sends a positive message to businesses like ours that are looking to invest in UK plastic recycling capacity. It puts high quality recycled plastic right up there as an essential manufacturing feedstock.
“The timescale feels a little distant, but with all of the innovation going on in this sector it’s probably needed.”Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , Oct. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -“On the one hand I’m disappointed the 2018 budget speech didn’t really major on recycling. If ever there was a year for more environmental inclusions, it was this one.
“But on the other hand, we’re happy with the introduction of a tax that requires manufacturers to incorporate 30% recycled content into new plastic packaging.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -BIR has received news that Malaysia has announced a permanent ban on the import of plastic waste as from Friday 26 October 2018.
According to an article by the Malaysian news service The Star, Ms. Zuraida Kamaruddin, Housing and Local Government Minister, announced the permanent ban of plastic waste import and also that Malaysia would be phasing out the import of other types of plastic within three years.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Oct. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastic Economy global commitment, “A line in the sand”. Essity is therefore committed to working toward 100% recyclability of the company’s packaging by 2025.Read more
ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Global packaging leader Amcor, together with global brand owners, retailers, nongovernmental organizations, policymakers and others, has joined in a commitment to reduce waste and pollution from plastic packaging.Read more