Parliament negotiators reached an agreement with Council on Monday on new criteria to determine whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable.Read more
BANBURY, UK, Dec. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -WRAP has today published its first annual report and baseline data for The UK Plastics Pact, giving a clear indication of members’ starting position towards the four targets, as well as where the biggest challenges lie.
The 2018/19 report and data show:Read more
VOISONS-LE-BRETONNEUX, France , Dec. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Orège now assists 3 major manufacturers in the paper / cardboard / packaging sector with the conditioning of their sludge and with improving their economic performance related to the treatment, transportation and recovery of sludge.
The increase in the consumption of more environmentally friendly products has triggered the revival of part of the paper sector leading to an increase in effluents and sludge to be treated and eliminated.Read more
ST. JOHN'S, NF, Dec. 16, 2019 (CBC) -Nova Scotia Environment Minister Gordon Wilson insisted Thursday his decision on whether to grant Northern Pulp permission to build a new effluent treatment plan will hinge on science and not the potential impact it will have on the mill's future.
But Wilson also admitted that potential job losses as a result of the Pictou County pulp mill's shutdown could play a part in what will likely be the biggest decision he'll ever make as environment minister.Read more
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2019 (Business Wire) -PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], one of the world’s largest apparel companies and owner of iconic brands, including CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, Speedo*, and IZOD, announced today that it received approval of its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets by the Science Based Target initiative, furthering its commitment to a zero-carbon economy.Read more
WEST LINN, OR, Dec. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Willamette Falls Paper Company Inc. announces the launch of reHARVEST coated, envelope and offset, a paper product family made with 10% wheat straw fiber. The reHARVEST papers are domestically made, readily available and offered at a competitive price.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has published a web-based impact report to demonstrate the importance of sustainable packaging. Metsä Board created the report with experts at AskKauko, a Finnish software start-up developing next-generation impact communications.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice, the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Trustee Council, and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) today announced a proposed consent decree that would require NCR Corp. to clean up and fund future response actions at a significant portion of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site. The consent decree also includes payments related to natural resource damages and past cleanup efforts at the site.Read more