January 2019

Cup Movement launched in Scotland to transform Glasgow's relationship with single-use cups

January 31, 2019 - 18:23
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STIRLING, UK , Jan. 31, 2019 (Press Release) -We are excited to announce the launch of our Cup Movement in Glasgow - Scotland's first cup recycling and behaviour change campaign.

The Cup Movement is our trial initiative to stop single-use cups either going to landfill or ending up as litter and is our response to growing public concern about the environmental impact of single-use items.

James Cropper partners with Forge Waste and Recycling and environmental charity Hubbub to improve coffee cup recycling infrastructure in Leeds, UK

January 31, 2019 - 04:59
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KENDAL, UK, Jan. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -James Cropper are proud to have partnered with Forge Waste and Recycling and environmental charity Hubbub as part of the #LeedsByExample campaign. The campaign aims to improve 'on the go' recycling infrastructure for coffee cups in the Leeds/Yorkshire area.

Corrugated Synergies’ Visual Impact PrePrint to purchase two additional EFI Nozomi presses

January 30, 2019 - 18:25

FREMONT, CA, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Visual Impact PrePrint, LLC the Digital Division of Corrugated Synergies International, LLC (CSI), North America’s first dedicated sheet feeding company, is following its successful launch of high-volume, high-graphic direct-to-board corrugated packaging printing on an EFI Nozomi C18000 single-pass LED inkjet press with the purchase of two additional Nozomi presses.

Germany's Storopack launches new PAPERplus Classic Grass made from 50% grass fibers

January 30, 2019 - 10:16
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METZINGEN, Germany, Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -PAPERplus® Classic Grass, Storopack’s new type of paper, increases the focus on sustainability. The paper consists of 50 percent grass, which is a renewable raw material and requires less water and energy during production than conventional types. PAPERplus® Classic Grass boasts the same outstanding packaging characteristics as other Storopack paper types and is ideal for filling voids and packaging shipping goods weighing between five and 50 kilograms.

Germany's Storopack launches new PAPERplus Classic Grass made from 50% grass fibers

January 30, 2019 - 10:16

METZINGEN, Germany, Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -PAPERplus® Classic Grass, Storopack’s new type of paper, increases the focus on sustainability. The paper consists of 50 percent grass, which is a renewable raw material and requires less water and energy during production than conventional types. PAPERplus® Classic Grass boasts the same outstanding packaging characteristics as other Storopack paper types and is ideal for filling voids and packaging shipping goods weighing between five and 50 kilograms.

ACE partners with UN Environment and WWF to enhance biodiversity in Life-Cycle Assessments

January 30, 2019 - 09:27
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BRUSSELS, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), representing the European beverage carton industry, applauded the recent progress report on the European Forest Strategy.

Annick Carpentier, ACE Director General, acknowledged the strides forward highlighted in the progress report, and added: “We are pleased to see the European Commission’s emphasis on the role of sustainable forest management in achieving a sustainable economic growth, while protecting biodiversity. This is a priority we share.”

Smurfit Kappa introduces its renewable and compostable AgroPaper for agricultural sector

January 30, 2019 - 06:12

DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa continues to bring sustainable innovative solutions to the agricultural sector by launching its industry-leading AgroPaper.

AgroPaper is a renewable and compostable paper designed to replace the plastic material that is used by many farmers and growers for ‘mulching’ when growing vegetables. Mulching refers to placing a material (mulch) on the ground to improve the soil around plants, prevent weeds growing and maintain the temperature of the land.

Smurfit Kappa introduces its renewable and compostable AgroPaper for agricultural sector

January 30, 2019 - 06:12
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa continues to bring sustainable innovative solutions to the agricultural sector by launching its industry-leading AgroPaper.

AgroPaper is a renewable and compostable paper designed to replace the plastic material that is used by many farmers and growers for ‘mulching’ when growing vegetables. Mulching refers to placing a material (mulch) on the ground to improve the soil around plants, prevent weeds growing and maintain the temperature of the land.

A.Celli Paper to supply two new E-WIND P100 paper rewinders for Shanying Huazhong Paper Industry's mill in Jingzhou, China

January 30, 2019 - 05:14
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LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -A.Celli Paper is pleased to confirm its ongoing and valuable collaboration with the Chinese group Shanying Huazhong Paper Industry Co., Ltd., enshrined in the agreement for the supply of two latest generation E-WIND® P100 rewinders, for the mill located in Jingzhou District, China.

The E-WIND® P100 Paper Rewinders, highly developed in terms of design, will have a paper width of 7960 mm and will guarantee a maximum production speed of 2500 mpm (design speed).

Ilim Group selects 33 technology startups for further collaboration

January 30, 2019 - 04:59
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Selection of technology startups for Ilim Group, organized by the corporate accelerator GenerationS by RVC, is completed. The short list includes 33 teams from Russia, Canada, the USA, Georgia, Finland, Sweden, and other countries, 13 of which have presented their development projects to Ilim Group top management in St. Petersburg.

The expert panel included Ilim Group executives in charge of strategic development, finance, operations, capital projects, and packaging business.

Georgia to introduce EPR scheme for specific waste streams

January 30, 2019 - 02:40
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TBILISI, Georgia , Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -More than 150 representatives of private companies engaged in the management of specific wastes, relevant state agencies, donor and civil society organizations attended the consultation meetings, which was held under the initiative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and with the support of the European Union.

Andritz successfully starts up new modernized BM 3 at RDM's Arnsberg mill in Germany

January 30, 2019 - 01:27

GRAZ, Austria, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ started up the modernized BM3 board machine successfully in Arnsberg, Germany, for R.D.M. Arnsberg GmbH at the beginning of January 2019 after a delivery time of just eight months.

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