WALLA WALLA, WA, Sept. 5, 2018 (Local News) -New industry rises on more than 400 acres of winter pasture and a former cattle ranch, below the jagged basalt cliffs of northern Columbia County.
Columbia Pulp is about 30 minutes north of Dayton, stretching into county land between Starbuck — population 130 — and Lyons Ferry Park, on a tiny fraction of the 449-acre spot that could unofficially be described as the middle of nowhere.Read more
BRISTOL, UK , July 30, 2018 (Press Release) -We are leading a consortium of six European consultancies in a major new study into how EU policy can improve the circular economy contributions of a range of product groups.Read more
NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 (Press Release) -US basic industry companies will experience an upswing in strategic alternatives and new issuance as favorable market conditions and recovering commodity prices drive first-time ratings activity in the chemical, paper/packaging, and to a lesser extent coal sectors, Moody's Investors Service says in a special report.Read more
CHESTER, UK, June 10, 2016 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, has welcomed the release of a draft report from Simona Bonafè the European Parliament’s lead MEP on the Circular Economy, recommending waste legislation aimed at boosting the use of renewable materials.
The report contains proposals to encourage the use of bio-based packaging, recommending legislative action requiring Member States to take measures such as ‘improving market conditions’ and ‘reviewing existing legislation hampering’ bio-based packaging.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 11, 2016 (Press Release) -Today in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, a representative of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) made a presentation to the Joint Legislative Conservation Committee’s Environmental Issues Forum on the U.S. pulp, paper packaging, tissue and wood products manufacturing industry’s leadership on sustainable manufacturing and its economic contribution to Pennsylvania.Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 18, 2016 (Press Release) -The environmental benefits of adopting a circular economy in Europe could be considerable – reducing waste, and minimising the continent’s heavy dependence on imports of raw materials. A new report published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) draws attention to both the benefits and challenges of such an economic transition. The report also describes possible ways to measure progress and highlights the areas where more attention is required from research and policy in order to turn the concept into reality.Read more
EDINBURGH, UK, Dec. 9, 2015 (Press Release) -Scottish Government and COSLA announce agreement on new consistent recycling systems across Scotland.
Scotland’s Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead was joined by COSLA spokesperson for Development, Economy and Sustainability, Councillor Stephen Hagan, today to announce a new consistent approach to recycling in Scotland.
The Cabinet Secretary announced that the new system will make it easier for people to recycle, improve the quality of recycling and help local communities reap the benefits of a more circular economy.Read more
The Resource Association, the trade association for the UK reprocessing and recycling industries and their supply chain, today welcomed the timely publication of the European Commission’s long awaited Circular Economy Package of an EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy and Revised Legislative Proposals on Waste.
In an initial reaction to the published proposals, the Association noted and welcomed:
CHESTER, UK, Dec. 4, 2015 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK has responded to the announcement of the European Commission’s latest Circular Economy proposals.Read more