VIBY, Denmark , May 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Dairy products in the fridges of European households are getting better for the environment. By the end of the year, across six countries, Arla is making 600 million fresh milk cartons renewable and 560 million yogurt pots recyclable, cutting 7,330 tonnes of carbon.Read more
NEW YORK, May 6, 2019 (CNBC) -Maine became the first state to ban Styrofoam containers this week in a win for environmental activists but a blow to the restaurant industry.
Democratic Gov. Janet Millssigned the billinto law Tuesday. The ban will go into effect Jan. 1, 2021.
Hospitals, Meals-on-Wheels providers and lobster dealers would be exempt from the ban. But it still applies to restaurants, food trucks, caterers, grocery stores and other businesses.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , May 3, 2019 (Press Release) -SIG has teamed up with soft drink producer Sociedad Cooperativa Trabajadores de Pascual (SCTP) and fun park operator Ventura Entertainment to raise awareness of the importance of recycling through special collection bins made from recycled carton packs at La Feria de Chapultepec amusement park in Mexico.Read more
LONDON, April 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Sainsbury’s will end the use of dark coloured plastics (which are difficult to recycle) across fresh foods by the end of 2019 and entirely by March 2020 as well as remove all plastic packaging from Christmas crackers this year.Read more
DELAWARE, OH, April 30, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Greif today announced the release of its online 2018 Sustainability Report. The annual report details Greif's commitment to continuous improvement through an integrated approach to environmental and social responsibility. The report provides the company's 2025 sustainability goals, while highlighting progress and active strategies in achieving its goals.Read more
FERNANDINA BEACH, FL, April 29, 2019 (Local News) -The air in Nassau county is getting cleaner with the reduction of harmful Sulfur Dioxide pollution.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is taking final action to approve the state of Florida’s request to redesignate the Nassau County Area from nonattainment to attainment for the 2010 1-Hour Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) standard.Read more
DENVER, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and Quad will lead a panel on “Shaping a Sustainability Story for Food Brands” at the Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference (ELEMCON) on May 12 through May 14 in Denver.Read more
GRAND RAPIDS, MI, April 25, 2019 (Mlive.com) -In a class action lawsuit filing, Georgia-Pacific is pointing the finger at Michigan regulators and several businesses it says may be at fault for the Parchment water contamination emergency, which affected 3,000 people and has since forced the suburban city to hand its municipal system over to neighboring Kalamazoo.Read more