LONDON, Jan. 20, 2020 (Press Release) -DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging, has today announced it has joined 4evergreen, a new industry alliance to increase awareness of the benefits of fibre-based packaging materials in a circular and sustainable economy.
4evergreen was created as a forum to engage and connect industry members from across the fibre-based packaging value chain, from paper and board producers to packaging converters, brand-owners and retailers, technology and material suppliers, waste sorters and collectors.Read more
BONN, Germany, Jan. 14, 2020 (Press Release) -The FSC national standard for Vietnam is a comprehensive tool to manage forests in a sustainable way and promote responsible wood production.
The national standard could contribute to the strengthening of the Vietnamese forestry sector. By applying this new NFSS, FSC certificate holders could get greater access to global markets. It should also help them prove their positive impacts on the environment and social development.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice for the UK’s resource and waste management industry, has today published a report, produced independently by Eunomia Research and Consulting Ltd (Eunomia), investigating the effects of competition on the performance of municipal waste collection services.Read more
BONN, Germany, Jan. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -The decision follows an FSC-conducted assessment into VRG’s readiness to implement changes across the board to make it FSC-compliant. The assessment results were positive, and FSC and VRG will enter the planning phase – called a “road map towards ending disassociation” ‒ in 2020.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Dec. 17, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the most sustainable diversified packaging companies in the world, today announced it has joined 4evergreen, an international industry alliance dedicated to boosting the role of fiber-based packaging to create a circular and more sustainable economy that reduces climate change and other environmental impacts.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö recently joined a new industry alliance known as 4evergreen. The goal of the alliance is to increase the contribution of fiber-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy.Read more
BANBURY, UK, Dec. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -WRAP has today published its first annual report and baseline data for The UK Plastics Pact, giving a clear indication of members’ starting position towards the four targets, as well as where the biggest challenges lie.
The 2018/19 report and data show:Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -We, the signatories, represent sectors of major importance for European economic development and wealth. We provide highly skilled jobs to Europeans and invest in innovative solutions, renewable and efficient technologies that make the transition to a competitive, low carbon and circular economy in Europe possible. Doing so, we help fight climate change and lead the way towards a more sustainable world.Read more