WASHINGTON, DC, June 26, 2019 (Press Release) -American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski and American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of a new rule to reclassify certain major sources as area sources under the Clean Air Act. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the proposed rule on “Once In, Always In” on June 25, 2019.
Robert Glowinski, President and CEO of AWCRead more
HELSINKI, June 24, 2019 (Press Release) -Kemira to participate in the development of 100% bio-based chemicals for paper and cardboard production as part of an EU funded project
Kemira has joined a four-year EU funded project which aims to develop 100% bio-based chemicals, produced from renewable raw materials. In addition, the project aims to develop new means to improve production efficiency at pulp mills with higher utilization of wood biomass.Read more
LONDON, June 25, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith has appointed John Melia to the role of Managing Director for its UK recycling division. John supersedes Mat Prosser, who takes up a new post as Head of Strategic Business Development and Transformation (Europe).Read more
ESPOO, Finland, June 24, 2019 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki participated in a life-cycle analysis study that surveyed the full carbon footprint of different types of cups used for coffee. According to the study, paper cups often have the lowest carbon footprint, and recycling lowers it further by 54%. Huhtamaki recently introduced a 100% renewable, plant polyethylene coated FutureSmart paper cup.Read more
MONTPELIER, VT, June 18, 2019 (Local News) -Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday that gives Vermont the distinction of having the most comprehensive restrictions on single-use plastic of any state in the U.S.
The bill, S.113, prohibits retailers from providing customers with single-use plastic bags at checkout and plastic stirrers starting next July. Stores can still provide customers with paper carryout bags for a fee of 10 cents.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The results of a new survey commissioned by Two Sides reveal a telling insight into the public’s perceptions and attitudes towards print and paper.
Carried out by independent research company Toluna, 6,000 consumers from across Europe (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Norway and Sweden and the UK) were surveyed on their environmental concerns and preferences relating to paper.
RICHMOND, VA, June 18, 2019 (PRNewswire) -TemperPack announced the publication of its 2018 Environmental Impact Report, which shows the company exceeded its goals for reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2E) emissions.
TemperPack, along with its customers, avoided the creation of over 25 million pounds of CO2E during the year, beating its original goal for the year by over 50%.Read more