WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in support of Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow’s (D-MI) “Recycling Enhancements to Collection and Yield through Consumer Learning and Education (RECYCLE) Act of 2019” (S. 2941).Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Risk Management Plan rule, announced by EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on November 21.Read more
PORT ANGELES, WA, Nov. 20, 2019 (Peninsula Daily News ) -McKinley Paper Co. is targeting mid-January for beginning production at its 99-year-old Ediz Hook plant with about 100 workers after nearly three years of industrial dormancy at the site and lost revenue for the city of Port Angeles.
If that time line holds, city government can expect once again to receive about $330,000 annually in utility and electricity fees — although city officials are not including the revenue in the proposed 2020 budget the City Council will discuss tonight at 6 p.m. at city hall.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock today applauded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for bringing together recycling stakeholders, decision makers and government officials to celebrate recycling and identify solutions for a stronger domestic recycling system. Brock attended the second annual America Recycles Summit, hosted by the EPA at its DC-based headquarters on Friday.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Wednesday the 6th of November 2019) announced a number of proposed environmental levies to encourage more sustainable behaviour, which will now be put out to consultation.
Minister Bruton said,
"How we use and dispose of our resources is crucial – in fact it accounts for 60% of our emissions. We must be more conscious of the impact we are having by the daily choices we make.Read more
LONDON, Nov. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -From today, Leeds residents can recycle even more types of plastic in their green recycling bin.
Leeds City Council’s waste service is now able to accept most pots, tubs, trays and cartons in the green bin. Common examples include fruit juice cartons, yoghurt pots, ice-cream/butter/margarine tubs and clear plastic trays for meat, fruit and vegetables.Read more
VAREL, Germany, Nov. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -The Papier-und Kartonfabrik (PVK) is continuing to develop its mill with an ongoing strategic program lasting several years. The focus is on investments in quality and energy efficiency as well as meeting the growing demand for sustainable packaging.Read more
IPSWICH, UK, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -UK-based manufacturer of easily recyclable paper-based packaging, Frugalpac, has added another innovative option to its market-leading range of sustainable coffee cups, introducing the Frugal Cup Linerless.
Seven months after the launch of the Frugal Cup, the UK’s first fully recyclable coffee cup made of recycled paper, Frugalpac has revealed its Frugal Cup Linerless, offering new and existing customers even more sustainable products to choose from.Read more