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
BRUSSELS, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Yesterday evening the Awarding Ceremony of the 7th Edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards took place in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event takes place every two years with the specific goal to highlight and reward European projects, initiatives or campaigns that change the way we recycle paper in Europe and help us achieve our ambitious goal of a 74% paper recycling rate by 2020.Read more
DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -International environmental group Canopy today launched avisionary action plan. It describes how to transform the unsustainable global paper packaging and viscose textile industries by removing 50% of the forest fibre from pulp manufacturing and replacing it with Next Generation alternative fibres such as agricultural residues and waste cotton textiles. Doing so will enable 30% of the world’s forests to be conserved by 2030.Read more
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Jan. 21, 2020 (CNW) -Toronto-based Corporate Knights, renowned for its contribution to promoting clean capitalism, has just released its annual list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, following an in-depth analysis of over 7,000 international organizations with revenues exceeding $1 billion. In keeping with tradition, the announcement was made on the sidelines of World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos.Read more
SEATTLE, WA, Jan. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -Today in a public letter citing the company’s enduring mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit, Starbucks chief executive officer Kevin Johnson announced a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, aspiring to give more than it takes from the planet. The announcement included science-based preliminary targets for the reduction of carbon emissions, water use and waste by 2030, and outlined five strategies the company has identified to move toward them.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 20, 2020 (Press Release) -The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) would like to thank the European Commission for the opportunity to provide comments on the Roadmap for a New Circular Economy Action Plan (hereafter “the new CEAP”).
The European recycling industry, as highlighted in its 5 top priorities for 2019-2024, strongly welcomes the European Commission’s renewed ambition to put, thanks to the European Green Deal, the Circular Economy and Climate policy on top of its strategic priorities for the next 5 years.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Dorset company Muc-Off has paid £7,669 towards a Marine Conservation Society beach cleaning project for failing to recycle sufficient packaging waste at its Poole headquarters.
Muc-Off Ltd, which makes car and bike cleaning products, made the enforcement undertaking offer after the Environment Agency found the company had broken packaging waste regulations.
Tessa Bowering, for the Environment Agency, said:Read more