LONDON, Jan. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -The manager of a waste transfer station has been given a 12 month suspended prison sentence for running an illegal waste site at Torpoint, Cornwall.
He was also banned from working in the waste industry for 5 years. The case was brought by the Environment Agency.
Adam Wilcott managed the transfer station on behalf of Highgate Services Ltd that took over the environmental permit for the site at Trevol Business Park in December 2017. The business was previously operated by a local company, Wilco’s Waste Management Ltd.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 7, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is participating in a joint project called SEED, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, in which forest companies are developing new digital solutions together with companies in the ICT industry.
In the two-year project, forest industry mills will serve as innovation platforms for app developers and research institutions focused on solving production challenges. The cooperation aims to find new digital solutions that increase production efficiency.Read more
TOLEDO, OR, Dec. 26, 2019 (Local News) -The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality levied fines this month totaling $27,106 against the Georgia-Pacific Pulp and Paper Mill in Toledo regarding three separate incidents — two involving unexpected releases from the mill’s wastewater treatment system and one involving a lab testing issue.
Despite the fact that all three incidents occurred more than a year ago, DEQ just assessed the fines in December.Read more
BIRMINGHAM, UK, Dec. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Our Merseyside site, located close to Liverpool John Lennon Airport, has upgraded its waste extraction system to support current and proposed increases in production output.
Work to the system, which has seen piping upgrades, installation of additional and replacement of extractor fans and two new compactors, has been carried out by industry contractors, Delta Neu.Read more
LENZING, Austria, Dec. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -In its “Hot Button Report”, the Canadian non-profit organization Canopy particularly highlights the innovative strength of the Lenzing Group, its active contribution to forest conservation and high level of transparency.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
VOISONS-LE-BRETONNEUX, France , Dec. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Orège now assists 3 major manufacturers in the paper / cardboard / packaging sector with the conditioning of their sludge and with improving their economic performance related to the treatment, transportation and recovery of sludge.
The increase in the consumption of more environmentally friendly products has triggered the revival of part of the paper sector leading to an increase in effluents and sludge to be treated and eliminated.Read more