DAVENTRY, UK , Dec. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -BT is using unsubstantiated messages such as “help save the environment” and “help save trees’ to persuade its customers to accept online billing.
These claims are misleading and are against both CAP Code and DEFRA rules, which state organisations such as BT need to provide a high level of substantiation to support such claims.
Far from “saving trees”, a healthy market for forest products, such as paper, encourages the long-term growth of forests through sustainable forest management.Read more
TURNHOUT, Belgium, Nov. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) has joined the brand new 4evergreen industry alliance. Together with other members of CEPI, the European association representing the paper industry, our aim is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging.
4evergreen brings together paper and board producers, packaging converters, brand-owners and retailers, technology and material suppliers as well as the collecting, sorting and recycling industries.
The benefits of fibre-based materialsRead more
HELSINKI, Nov. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -As part of its holistic approach to sustainability UPM Raflatac offers solutions that help customers and brand owners reach beyond their sustainability goals. UPM Raflatac RAFNXT+ is now the world’s first label material verified by the Carbon Trust, an international organization working to reduce carbon emissions. Compared to the company’s standard range, it helps companies to reduce their carbon footprint and mitigate climate change.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, the Commission publishes recommendations by a group of experts on how to transform the EU's energy-intensive industries so they help reach EU-wide objectives for a circular and climate-neutral economy by 2050. These objectives were put forward in the Commission's A Clean Planet for All strategy in November 2018.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, will showcase the latest valve solutions for a sustainable future of the pulp, paper and bioproducts industry at the Paperex 2019 event, taking place December 3–6, 2019, at International Exhibition Cum Convention Centre in New Delhi, India. Meet Metso experts at stand 5102.Read more
LONDON, Nov. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -The plastic packaging produced by supermarkets in the UK has risen to more than 900,000 tonnes a year – despite public commitments to cut down.
Today we release, with partner Greenpeace, the new report Checking Out on Plastics II: Breakthroughs and backtracking from supermarkets, revealing that seven of the top 10 supermarkets had increased the plastic packaging they use, also known as their ‘plastic footprint’.
Only Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have managed to achieve small reductions.Read more
EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference, says Parliament.Read more
UETERSEN, Germany , Nov. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -Feldmuehle GmbH, leading manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, launched already in 2009 the new development of a label paper with 40 percent waste paper content (LabelSet PCW).
As part of Feldmuehle’s realignment and the discussion on sustainability, work is underway to develop new papers based on recycling fibres. I.e. from the second quarter of 2020, the portfolio will be expanded by another wet-strength label paper and will be available to the market.Read more