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Cascades launches its fourth sustainability Action plan "driving positive change"

In the context of the upcoming World Environment Day, and following a year of work and consultations with stakeholders, Cascades, the 17th most sustainable company in the world according to Global 100, is pleased to launch its fourth Sustainability Action Plan, the most ambitious in its history: "Driving Positive Change".

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Cascades New York facility cited for noxious odor

Cascades Containerboard in Niagara Falls will be altering its sludge handling practices after complaints from residents, businesses and politicians.

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DS Smith paper machine is setting new records in power-efficiency

The papermaking industry has a reputation for being energy hungry. But another investment in innovation at our Kemsley mill has cut the power consumption of our paper machines.

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DS Smith Targets Net Zero emissions by 2050

DS Smith has announced a series of ambitious climate targets. This includes a science-based target which requires at least a 40% reduction of CO2 emissions per tonne of product by 2030, compared to 2019 levels, and a commitment to reach Net Zero emissions by 2050.

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Lenzing installs an air purification and sulfur recovery plant at its Lenzing facility

Lenzing Group is continuing to make great strides toward achieving carbon neutrality across the Group. The successful completion and commissioning of an air purification and sulfur recovery plant at the Lenzing facility marks another milestone in the Group's strategy. Lenzing has invested some Euro 40 million in this project since construction began in 2019.

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Lenzing welcomes clear positioning of the EU Commission in the fight against plastic waste

The Lenzing Group, the globally leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibers, welcomes the issuance of the guidelines for the implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive (EU) 2019/904, which took effect on June 05, 2019.

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Mondi Signs New EUR750 Million Sustainability-Linked Facility

Mondi PLC said that it has signed a new five-year multicurrency revolving credit facility worth 750 million euros ($909.5 million) and linked to certain sustainability targets.

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Northern Pulp submits new proposal to Nova Scotia Environment Department

Northern Pulp has submitted a proposed plan to the Nova Scotia Environment Department that a company official says will "transform" the beleaguered and shuttered Pictou County mill.

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Port Hawkesbury Paper certifies to new FSC national standard

Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP) has announced the successful transition of its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Maritime certification to the new FSC national standard for responsible forest management in Canada.

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Stora Enso joins WWF's Forests Forward impact platform

Stora Enso has joined the new WWF platform, Forests Forward. The platform engages businesses and investors to deliver on forest related sustainability ambitions, such as biodiversity protection and forest restoration.

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APRIL Group Highlights Sustainability as Key to Long Term Growth at International Industry Forum

The importance of sustainability in driving long term growth in the pulp and paper industry, and as a key factor impacting on the purchasing decisions of consumers, was highlighted recently by APRIL Group at an international industry forum.

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New-Indy paper mill reacts to EPA blaming it for odor gagging south Charlotte, Rock Hill

Under the order, New-Indy also must immediately notify the EPA if it exceeds permitted levels and submit daily documentation of its air monitoring data. Weekly summary reports also will be required.

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Nippon Paper wants to make a wooden rival to car batteries

It's a potential leap in technology that most scientists remain skeptical about, but which a Japanese paper producer is determined to pursue: using trees to develop a successor to lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

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UPM Energy Beyond Spot energy optimisation service answers to the growing need for power flexibility

UPM Energy answers to the urgent need for power flexibility with a revolutionary energy optimisation and trading service, Beyond Spot, helping industrial businesses thrive in the energy market disruption. The service helps industrial companies solve the most common pain points of energy management: energy cost optimisation and risk management. At the same time, it answers the growing need for flexible power to balance the power grid due to the fast increase in the supply of renewable energy.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö awarded for sustainability at Avery Dennison's global supplier recognition ceremony

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has received the 2021 Supplier Distinction Award for Sustainability by Avery Dennison during an online ceremony. Avery Dennison is a world leader in pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) materials for labels and graphic applications and a global customer for Ahlstrom-Munksjö's specialty papers.

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DS Smith Doubles R&D Spend as it Accelerates its Circular Economy Strategy

The increased investment underpins the sustainable packaging company's new Circular Economy led Sustainability strategy which pledges to offer all customers 100% recyclable packaging within two years and replace a billion pieces of supermarket and e-commerce plastic by 2025.

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Investing in Climate Action at Resolute's Kénogami Mill

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at our Kénogami (Quebec) paper mill are set to decrease by approximately 10,000 tons of CO2 equivalent each year, thanks to a $5.5 million investment announced in March 2021. The Quebec Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources's ÉcoPerformance program contributed nearly $4.1 million in financial support toward the project.

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Metsä Group and forest owners have planted 270 million trees in a decade

Metsä Group and forest owners planted 270 million seedlings in Finnish forests between 2010 and 2020. This summer, the figure will increase by more than 35 million seedlings. Metsä Group supplies forest owners with native tree species that occur naturally in Finland.

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Mondi's new recycled containerboard machine in Slovakia delivers a win-win solution for environmentally-conscious customers

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is supplying customers with its innovative and sustainable containerboard grade made in Slovakia from renewable materials. Kraft Top White combines the strength, printability and appearance benefits of a white fresh fibre top layer with the advantages of a recycled fibre bottom layer.

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Neenah, Inc., Whiting Facility Wins Focus on Energy Award for Energy Efficiency Excellence

Neenah Inc., a leading global manufacturer of specialty materials announced that its Whiting, Wisc., facility was one of 12 recipients of the 2021 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award from Focus on Energy®. Neenah's Whiting facility earned the award for its energy management systems and efforts to continuously improve energy performance.

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Paper Excellence Response to Environmental Penalties Levied at Skookumchuck Pulp

Skookumchuck Pulp has recently received three different administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) from the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy for non-compliance events that occurred between 2017 and 2020. Skookumchuck Pulp's performance has not changed significantly over the last two years; however, all the AMPs the mill has received in its 53-year history have occurred in the last two years. The BC Ministry of Environment has begun using this tool more frequently with all industrial operators in the province.

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Plan to restart idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia to be redrafted, company says

The owners of an idled pulp mill in northern Nova Scotia say their plans for a new effluent treatment facility have been withdrawn from the province's environmental assessment process.

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PotlatchDeltic Releases 2020 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

PotlatchDeltic Corporation released its 2020 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The Report highlights PotlatchDeltic's continued commitment to environmental stewardship, human capital management, supporting its communities, and towards creating sustainable value.

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Pregis Announces 2K30 Sustainability Goals

Pregis is formalizing its wide-ranging sustainability initiatives into seven concrete goals to be achieved by the year 2030. Here's what they are.

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Regulators order New-Indy mill to stop stinking up the joint after 17,000 complaints

The New-Indy mill is belching out too much of a "noxious air contaminant," making parts of Lancaster and York counties and neighboring areas in North Carolina, including Charlotte, reek, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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