OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Innovation Norway has allocated NOK 17 million for research and development of fiber composites at Norske Skog Saugbrugs and Borregaard. The parties will work to develop a new type of biocomposite that may include furniture, packaging and car interiors. Norske Skog and Borregaard will develop sustainable solutions related to plastic raw materials, fiber blending, technology development and testing of biocomposites.Read more
VILNIUS, Lithuania, Dec. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -AB “Grigeo Klaipėda” invests 1.2 million EUR into environmentally friendly projects, thus contributing to a cleaner environment.
The funds will be allocated to the covering of two pools as well as purchasing an odor ozonation system and sludge dewatering equipment. It is scheduled to hood the pool and complete the odor removal system by the end of the 3rd quarter 2019. The sludge dewatering system will be installed at the beginning of 2020.Read more
MADRID, Spain, Dec. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Ence’s new 50 MW biomass generation plant in Puertollano has already joined the Red Eléctrica and generated its first megawatts of renewable energy with biomass. The Puertollano biomass plant is an example of a contribution to a fair energy transition by converting the site of the ELCOGAS coal power plant into a center for the production of renewable energy with biomass, primarily agricultural in its environment.Read more
EUGENE, OR, Dec. 4, 2019 (The Register-Guard) -The Lane Regional Air Protection Agency will begin reviewing industrial sites as it starts to implement the first year of the state’s Cleaner Air Oregon rules.
Cleaner Air Oregon’spurpose is to protect the health of Oregonians by analyzing the public health risks of air pollution and reduce exposure to that pollution. This week, LRAPA identified the first five industrial sites to be reviewed under the new rules.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Mondi, global leader in innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions, has committed to join the 4evergreen alliance founded by CEPI, the pan-European association representing the forest fibre and paper industry. The aim of the alliance is to increase the share of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy in order to minimise its environmental impact.
The 4evergreen alliance is a three-year long project and will begin in January 2020 bringing together companies and organisations across the value chain.Read more
RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Northern Pulp, and its parent Paper Excellence, are committed to creating well-paying jobs for Nova Scotians, supporting the region’s economy, protecting our environment, and enhancing the wellbeing of our rural communities.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI, Dec. 3, 2019 (ABC) -Green Bay Packaging says work on a $500 million paper mill is on schedule and the plant is expected to open in the first quarter of 2021.
The company announced Monday that it shut down its final coal boiler Dec. 1. Green Bay Packaging says that will reduce emissions by 90%.
Green Bay Packaging broke ground on the mill in August 2018. The new plant on North Quincy Street will replace the seven-decades-old Green Bay paper mill.Read more