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APP rebuts article linking it to haze-causing fires

Indonesian firm Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) rebutted an article in The Straits Times (ST) linking it to haze-causing fires, claiming that it was based on an "inaccurate" report published by Indonesian environmental news site foresthints.news.

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DS Smith to expand coffee cup recycling in Europe

DS Smith announced that it is expanding its coffee cup recycling programme to Europe through its De Hoop Mill in the Netherlands.

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Lenzing invests Euro 40 million to improve the ecological footprint of its Lenzing site in Austria

By 2030, the Lenzing Group aims to reduce its specific CO2 emissions per ton of manufactured pulp and fibers by 50%. By the year 2050, the Lenzing Group will no longer generate any net CO2 emissions.

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Metsä Board signs Euro 150 million financing facility with sustainability targets

The new facility will be used to repay the existing Euro 50 million term loan and to replace the undrawn Euro 150 million revolving credit facility maturing in March 2020.

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Pipe break at Finch Paper spills 2 million gallons of wastewater into Hudson River

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a broken pipe at Finch Paper that leaked about 2 million gallons of paper waste into the Hudson River late last month.

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Smurfit Kappa and Vanhonsebrouck Work to Replace Single-use Plastic Packaging

Smurfit Kappa has partnered with Belgian speciality brewer Kasteel Brouwerij Vanhonsebrouck to offer alternatives to its shrink film packaging.

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Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging to replace plastic

The paperboard tube is suitable for the primary packaging of skin cream products.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Seoil launch a fiber-based solution for U-shaped paper straws

CelluStraw™, a new fiber based solution for drinking paper straws, has been recently launched and is specially designed to address the food industry's emerging initiatives to phase out single-use plastic straws.

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Arauco announces carbon neutrality by 2020

In addition to this important milestone, the company announced it will join the Science Based Targets, a global initiative that aims for companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions based on climate science, to limit the planet's increase in temperature.

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Indonesia has not imposed tough enough penalties for plantation fires: Greenpeace

Indonesia has not imposed serious enough penalties on pulpwood and palm oil firms that had large fires on their land from 2015 to 2018, and more fires on some of those farms also polluted the region's air quality this year, Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

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Metsä Fibre files environmental permit application concerning Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland

Metsä Fibre has filed the environmental permit application concerning the Kemi bioproduct mill with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland.

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Smurfit Kappa North America becomes EarthX Planet Partner

Smurfit Kappa North America has become a Planet Partner sustaining sponsor of the Earthx2020 event in Dallas, Tex. that will bring together record numbers of concerned environmental citizens, educators, businesses, non-profit organizations, and thought leaders to celebrate global sustainability.

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In Riau, forest restoration initiative continues with planting of 10,000 trees

As many as 10,000 tree seedlings have been planted on degraded land in Riau province by giant paper producer Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a subsidiary of Sinar Mas Group.

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Pregis receives FSC Chain of Custody Mix certification for Easypack paper

Pregis LLC, a leading protective packaging materials and automated systems manufacturer, has received a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain of Custody, FSC Recycled certification for its Easypack paper portfolio.

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Sofidel cutting out disposable plastic items at its workplaces

Sofidel has decided to abandon use of disposable plastic items in its workplaces.

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Sonoco Announces How2Recycle®'s "Check Locally" Status for Paper-Bottom Cans

The EcoSeal paperboard container joins Sonoco's growing EnviroSense™ family of sustainable packaging.

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Sonoco Introduces EnviroSense™ Sustainable Packaging Development Initiative

Sonoco announced the creation of its new EnviroSense™ sustainable packaging initiative. Crossing a range of packaging materials, including cans made from 100-percent recycled paperboard, rigid plastic packaging containing post-consumer recycled content, mono-material flexible pouches that are recyclable, and innovative packaging made from agricultural fibers, EnviroSense products are designed to incorporate a number of elements associated with more sustainable packaging.

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Battle Over Nova Scotia Pulp Mill's Future Reflects Wider Debate About The Environment

For filmmaker David Craig, a new documentary depicting the fraught emotions over the future of a rural Nova Scotia pulp mill is not solely a local story.

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Metsä Board participates in paperboard cup collection initiative in France

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is one of the founding members of Alliance Gobelet Carton that was founded in the spring to organise a pilot for the collection and recycling of paperboard cups in France.

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Evergreen Packaging partners with the The Rainforest Alliance and FSC

Evergreen Packaging partners with the The Rainforest Alliance and FSC.

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Greif Awarded Gold Rating in EcoVadis CSR Assessment for Second Consecutive Year

Greif, Inc announced it has again been awarded a Gold Rating in sustainability performance by EcoVadis for the second year in a row.

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Norske Skog Saugbrugs granted CO2 compensation

The Ministry of Climate and Environment amends The Norwegian Environment Agency's decision of 19 December 2013 on the basis for CO2 compensation for Norske Skog Saugbrugs AS.

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Ottawa will not commit to federal assessment of Northern Pulp plan

The federal government is not committing to an environmental assessment of Northern Pulp's plans to pump treated effluent from their plant into the Northumberland Strait.

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Sonoco Releases Corporate Responsibility Report

Sonoco released its 2018-19 Corporate Responsibility Report highlighting the Company's ongoing efforts to achieve greater packaging sustainability and recycling and included an update on the ongoing efforts to improve environmental, governance and social measures

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Union-funded study says closure of Northern Pulp mill would destroy Nova Scotia forestry industry

With the deadline looming for the province's largest pulp and paper mill to close an integral part of its operations, the union representing thousands of forestry sector workers is renewing its push for the government to let the mill build a controversial new wastewater treatment facility.

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