LONDON, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -A new campaign has been launched today to encourage parents to dispose of used nappies in their general rubbish bin, after one in 10 UK parents of under 3s admitted to putting them in with the household recycling.
North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has revealed how lorry-loads of recycling have to be thrown away because they have so many nappies in them. The scourge of nappy contamination also forces recycling centre workers to pull filthy nappies off conveyor belts by hand so the rest of the recycling can be processed properly.Read more
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 1, 2019 (CNW) -Cascades ("the Company"), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of packaging and tissue products, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids" or "Orchids Paper") following the approval thereof by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (subject to completion of definitive documentation). Cascades will pay a cash consideration of US$207 million, financed by the Company's credit facilities.Read more
WESSLING, Germany, June 26, 2019 (Press Release) -BTG launched a new website on June 24, 2019. www.btg.com is made for pulp and papermakers around the world. It provides solution and case stories for specific paper segments such as tissue or packaging. A clear website structure allows users to find information quickly and easily and/or to contact a local BTG specialist upon need.Read more
LECCO, Italy, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Efficiency and profitability: here are the trends that today drive innovation in the tissue industry. Research and development are going beyond mechanics, as it becomes more and more difficult to overcome the existing levels of speed, productivity and technical perfection of the parts.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, June 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Replace plastic packaging with a new eco-friendly, combined paper and bioplastic material on Casmatic packaging machines.Read more
NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 (Other news source) -Toilet paper has a critical job. Although it’s an essential bathroom item, thinking about it usually starts and ends with needing to buy or use some. Meanwhile, people spend hours looking for the perfect towel or shower curtain colors for their bathroom—but toilet paper is just plain white. So what got the white toilet paper trend rolling? Maybe these creative toilet paper holders were an inspiration.
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LECCO, Italy, June 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Suavecel is one of the most important producers of tissue for domestic use in the Iberian peninsula. OMET’s partner for over ten years, Suavecel has recently purchased two OMET TV 840 lines and one OMET ASV Line for interfolded products: a key investment that feeds the exponential growth of the company, based on technological innovation, know-how and attention to quality.Read more
SINGAPORE, May 30, 2019 (Local News) -The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has awarded Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), a company linked toprevious bouts of haze in the region, a green certification that may see its products return to shelves here.
The enhanced Singapore green label scheme certification endorses products made in an environmentally responsible manner, using 25 audit criteria that includes a zero-burning policy.Read more