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
BARCELONA, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Just over a year after introducing Diva Art into the market, Lecta expands the possibilities within the high-end packaging sector and other creative uses with its Diva Art Metal range of metallized paperboard products.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Thanks to a £300,000 investment made by Hubbub, London will gain new coffee cup recycling facilities in five locations, aiming to recycle 4 million cups a year. The funding has been provided through a #CupFund grant programme financed by the voluntary 5p charge Starbucks has added to their single use coffee cups.Read more