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Asian pulp giants pressed to paper over rivalry to save rainforest

Asia's pulp and paper giants - which supply materials for stationery, tissues and toilet roll - are being urged by environmentalists to follow the palm oil industry in stepping up collaboration to tackle forest loss and fires in Indonesia.

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Publishes Sustainability and Social Responsibility Update

Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced the publication of its 2018 Sustainability and Social Responsibility Update Report.

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Metsä Board awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for the third consecutive year

Overall Metsä Board is also in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard industry.

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Roseburg Forest Products facility fined for air emissions

Roseburg Forest Products was fined $38,400 by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for violating air quality standards at its plant in Dillard back in March.

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Sonae Arauco joins FSC

Sonae Arauco is now a member of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International, taking another important step in its mission of creating a sustainable forest value chain.

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Stora Enso and CEPI member companies launch 4evergreen - an alliance to promote fiber-based packaging in circular economy

Stora Enso, along with other members of CEPI, the European association representing the forest fiber and paper industry, are joining forces with companies across the value chain to drive the recycling of fiber-based packaging and collaboration in circular design and materials to enable positive change in circular economy.

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Three timber concessions probed by NEA have large number of fires this year: NGO group

Three companies being investigated by the National Environment Agency (NEA) over the 2015 haze crisis had large numbers of fire alerts on their pulpwood concessions this year, an analysis of fire alerts published on Monday (Nov 18) shows.

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Bulgaria takes a step toward certified forests through PEFC endorsement

Bulgaria has become the latest member to achieve PEFC endorsement of its national forest certification system. The PEFC General Assembly voted for the endorsement of the Bulgarian system in a postal ballot.

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Kruger Products Becomes First Company to Be Certified ISO 50001 by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec

Kruger announced that its Kruger Products' Gatineau Plant was recently certified ISO 50001 for Energy Management.

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Quad Broadens Its Commitment to Sourcing Sustainable Wood Fiber, Announces Founding Membership in Forests in Focus

Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced that it is a founding member of Forests in Focus, a sustainability initiative from GreenBlue, an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society, and the American Forest Foundation (AFF), a conservation organization that works with family landowners in the United States. Forests in Focus helps members identify family-owned forests as a source for sustainable wood fiber, the raw material used to make paper and packaging.

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Södra: SEK 50 million for tomorrow's seedlings

SEK 50 million will be invested in a pilot facility in Umeå. Stora Enso, Sveaskog and Holmen are co-funding the project.

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Sofidel obtains UNI ISO 20400 declaration of conformity for sustainable procurement

Sofidel is one of the first Italian companies to meet the requirements of the standard, which is designed to make supply chains more sustainable and increase quality through the implementation of suitable procurement policies.

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Domtar Commits to Pursuing Forest Stewardship Council® Certification of Wabigoon, Trout Lake Forests In 2020, 2021

Domtar Corporation announced a pledge to pursue new Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certification standards for the Canadian government lands that the company manages in the Wabigoon forest (in 2020) and Trout Lake forest (in 2021).

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DS Smith Recycling and Co-op Sign New 5-Year Contract

DS Smith Recycling, one of Europe's largest paper and card recyclers, managing more than 5.5 million tonnes for recycling annually, signs new five-year contract with Co-op, the UK's sixth biggest food retailer.

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Environmentalists have a new target: Charmin toilet paper

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble faces pressure from environmentalists to clean up its act.

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Pixelle responds to emissions near Chillicothe, Ohio paper mill

Pixelle has responded to an inquiry regarding air quality emissions near its paper mill in Chillicothe.

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Södra says breakthrough will enable large-scale textile recycling

At present, no one in the world can recycle fibres from blended fabrics on a large scale. Södra now has a unique solution that will enable circular flows in the fashion and textile industry.

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UPM invests in Germany to reduce costs and emissions while increasing flexibility to participate in electricity markets

UPM will strengthen its cost competitiveness and reduce its CO2 emissions by 5 % by investing in a Combined-Heat-Power (CHP) plant at its Nordland paper mill in Dörpen, Germany.

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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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