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Amcor joins new call for a UN treaty on plastic waste

Amcor is proud to be joining a new call for a UN treaty on plastic waste, following a recent report from Boston Consulting Group, World Wildlife Foundation and Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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Arctic Paper Kostrzyn to develop high barrier biodegradable packaging paper

Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A., a subsidiary of the Arctic Paper S.A., has signed a contract with Poland's National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) for co-financing of the project. The total net value of the project is over PLN 20 million ($5.3 million), and the maximum value of the co-financing is about PLN 8.3 million ($2.2 million).

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FPInnovations close to receiving accreditation as ELD Certification Body

FPInnovations is in the final stages of the accreditation process to become a Certification Body of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in Canada.

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

EcoVadis is an independent rating agency specializing in the evaluation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), including sustainable development and performance monitoring of suppliers. This achievement places Greif among the top three percent of suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis.

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Huhtamaki donation helps clean plastics from the Mithi River in Mumbai, India

Huhtamaki is donating €600,000 to fund a project that aims to stop the flow of plastic into the Indian Ocean from the Mithi River in Mumbai, India. The project is one of three initiatives that Huhtamaki has funded as part of its 100-year anniversary to address global sustainability challenges and build and learn from circular economy initiatives globally.

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Molpus Woodlands Group Becomes UN PRI Signatory

As part of its commitment to environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) principles, The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC has become a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The PRI is the world's leading proponent of responsible investment. Becoming a signatory demonstrates Molpus's long-standing commitment to sustainability.

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Södra: Inauguration of the world's first fossil-free biomethanol plant

On Wednesday, 7 October, Sweden's Minister for Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan inaugurated Södra's plant for commercial biomethanol at the pulp mill in Mönsterås.

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SCA obtains permit for biorefinery in Östrand

The permit covers the new biorefinery operations as well as the necessary modifications required at the pulp mill to create the desired synergies between operations.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö invests into new coating machine for formaldehyde free coating

In addition to enabling formaldehyde free coating, the new coating machine will also reduce CO2 emissions by an estimate of 20%, further strengthening Ahlstrom-Munksjö's position as a supplier of sustainable fiber-based solutions.

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BillerudKorsnäs is the best in the industry in sustainability

In its latest ESG Risk Ratings, the sustainability analysis company Sustainalytics has ranked BillerudKorsnäs the most sustainable enterprise to invest in within the packaging sector. For the renowned Swedish company, this top ranking is proof positive that its unswerving focus on sustainability has paid off. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index already ranks BillerudKorsnäs the most sustainable packaging company in the world.

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Covanta and Greenpac Recognized with Sustainability Award for Efforts to Advance the Circular Economy

Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions, has been named a winner of the Business Intelligence Group's 2020 Sustainability Awards in the Service of the Year category for its innovative circular economy partnership with Greenpac Mill LLC in Niagara Falls, NY.

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Department of Environmental Protection: Appvion caused fish kill

The state Department of Environmental Protection has filed two notices of violation against Appvion in connection with a chemical spill at its paper mill in Roaring Spring that led to a fish kill in the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River in August.

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Domino's Delivering Neighborhood Recycling Information to Customers

Corrugated pizza boxes are technically recyclable, and a total of 73% of the U.S. population is estimated to have recycling programs available for pizza boxes, according to a Resource Recycling Systems access study commissioned by WestRock in fall 2019.

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DS Smith Launches New Sustainability Strategy - 'Now and Next'

DS Smith, a leading provider of sustainable packaging, announced the launch of its new sustainability vision and strategy, "Now and Next," which maps out ambitious commitments and goals for the next decade.

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Holmen mills receives the highest sustainability rating

Holmen's paperboard and paper mills have been awarded the highest possible rating by the international assessment company Ecovadis. The paperboard mills in Iggesund and Workington as well as the paper mills Braviken and Hallsta have all been awarded Ecovadis Platinum, which means that all Holmen's mills belong to the absolute top tier of all assessed companies.

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Is Going Paperless Really Better for the Environment?

Many banks, utilities, telecoms and other service providers continue to encourage (and sometimes force) their customers to switch from paper to electronic communications, using claims that electronic communication is "greener," "saves trees" or "protects the planet" as justification.

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Nekoosa, Wisconsin closes streets by Domtar paper mill as crews respond to chlorine dioxide leak

A chemical spill Tuesday at Domtar caused fire and police departments to reroute city traffic while workers contained it.

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Resolute President and CEO recognized as Executive of the Year for contributions to sustainability

Yves Laflamme, Resolute's president and chief executive officer, was recently recognized for his contributions to sustainability.

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Stora Enso developing sustainable barrier solutions for paperboard at Forshaga plant in Sweden

Stora Enso is making an investment in dispersion barrier technology at its Forshaga site in Sweden.

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Stora Enso starts production of new-generation formed fiber products free from plastic and PFAS

Stora Enso has started the production of formed fiber food service products at Hylte Mill in Sweden. The production ramp-up follows the investment announced in 2019 and enables the manufacture of products that are renewable, recyclable and biodegradable.

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Two Georgia-Pacific Recycled Paper Mills Open Opportunities for Paper Cup Recycling

Georgia-Pacific announced that it is now accepting mixed paper bales that contain single-use polyethylene (PE)-coated paper cups at its recycled paper mills in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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UPM Raflatac's revolutionary Forest Film label material wins Innovation in Sourcing Award from Sustainable Packaging Coalition

UPM Raflatac's Forest Film™ label material has received the 2020 Innovation in Responsible Sourcing Award from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC). The announcement came on Wednesday, September 30, at the SPC Innovator Awards ceremony as part of this year's SPC Advance virtual event.

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$1 billion river cleanup project completed after nearly 17 years

The companies responsible for the pollution, NCR Corporation, Georgia-Pacific and Glatfelter, are paying for the cost of the project and will continue to pay into follow-up costs as the river continues to recover from the pollution. Cleanup costs are estimated to have reached $1 billion.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches groundbreaking lamination processing aid as part of 'from Plastic to Purpose' effort

As part of its continued focus on global sustainability leadership and from Plastic to Purpose' campaign, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has released its innovative process aid for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and Copper Clad Laminates (CCL) laminating systems.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö promotes sustainable lifestyle through the #GreenSource initiative

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is one of the founding members of the #GreenSource initiative to promote the role of forest-fiber industries in the effort to achieve the EU's climate neutrality target by 2050. #GreenSource brings together members of the European Pulp Industry Sector Association (EPIS) and the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi).

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