WELWYN GARDEN CITY, UK, Jan. 24, 2020 (Press Release) -Tesco will replace plastic-wrapped multipacks with plastic-free multibuys on tinned food eliminating 350 tonnes of plastic from the environment.
Customers still get the same ‘multipack’ value, just without plastic.
183,000 tinned multipacks are bought every day at Tesco.
Today it has announced it will become the first UK retailer to remove them from all Tesco stores and replace them with plastic-free multibuys. This will see 67 million pieces of plastic eliminated.Read more
PORCARI, Italy , Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Sofidel pursues its path towards more environmentally-sustainable product development by launching in Spain Regina Blitz XXL household roll wrapped in kraft paper – replacing the previous polyethylene packaging. In addition, the roll format has also been modified to XXL size, adding more sheets in order to adapt the product to the Spanish markets trend in terms of multipurpose paper, also allowing a lower consumption of paper packaging for the same amount of finished product. The product will be hitting supermarket shelves in early 2020.Read more
HELSINKI, Jan. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö has joined the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers (SEAM) program, a new initiative to improve sustainability of the abrasive industry.
SEAM was launched on January 21, 2020 by the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA), which represents over 80% of the abrasive product producers in Europe.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, Jan. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable barrier boards, has signed a significant collaboration agreement with Lavazza Professional.
As a result of the collaboration, Lavazza Professional is announcing today the new KLIX Eco Cup™, a special Kotkamills’ eco-friendly cup made from ISLA® food service board, available from February in its KLIX® in-cup vending machines.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -We are delighted to announce that Pro Carton’s TICCIT initiative has won the 2019 European Paper Recycling Award (EPRC) for Information and Education. The EPRC was set up in 2000 as the platform of the Paper Recycling Chain. The Award was created specifically for projects and initiatives that raise awareness on paper recycling and the winner is chosen based on four key criteria - relevance and originality, achievements, possibility to reproduce the project and cost effectiveness.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has continued to demonstrate its leadership in sustainable and innovative packaging solutions by winning eight 2020 WorldStar Awards.
The first award was for Rollor Packaging, a pioneering and fully sustainable product which protects clothing from being creased during delivery, which Smurfit Kappa developed with its partner Rollor. Made from a single corrugated sheet, it has generated significant interest in the fashion industry and is UPS approved.Read more
SHANGHAI, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Sateri has scored ‘A-‘ in CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) for Climate Change in 2019, placing it at Leadership band and the top 27% of companies in its sector, for implementing current best practices.
This is the first time Sateri has participated in this annual voluntary reporting. It is also the first time that a viscose producer has reached Leadership band.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Group acquires nature sites that are used to compensate for the conservation areas required of forest owners by the FSC® forest certification. The new service offered to owner-members ensures that the conservation required of forest estates belonging to the FSC forest certification group is aimed at the most valuable nature sites. Metsä Group’s partner in the acquisition of nature sites is the Dasos Habitat fund managed by Dasos Capital Oy.Read more