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APP signs New York Declaration on Forests

APP signs New York Declaration on Forests

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has joined a number of companies, governments and NGOs to sign the New York Declaration on Forests at the UN Climate Summit Read More »

Sauce PM brings new packaging concept to European market

Sauce PM brings new packaging concept to European market

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Sauce PM is promoting the European launch of a new packaging design concept to reduce waste and involve portion control Read More »

Every Can Counts pushes for recycling at shopping centres

Every Can Counts pushes for recycling at shopping centres

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Recycling programme Every Can Counts has released information showing how the retail sector can prepare for the new Waste (England and Wales) Regulations Read More »

Chapelton to offer Catcher Board MB12 from Smurfit Kappa

Chapelton to offer Catcher Board MB12 from Smurfit Kappa

September 23, 2014 No Comments »

Chapelton has launched the Catcher Board MB12 from Smurfit Kappa, which it will distribute into the UK packaging sector Read More »

Novelis joins WWF Climate Savers

Novelis joins WWF Climate Savers

September 22, 2014 No Comments »

Novelis has become the only metals company to be accepted into the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Climate Savers programme due to its efforts to maintain a sustainable business Read More »

Pickles repeats call for weekly waste collection at RWM 2014

Pickles repeats call for weekly waste collection at RWM 2014

September 18, 2014 No Comments »

Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has repeated his call for local authorities to implement weekly waste and recycling collection services Read More »

Lisney to step down as chair of the ACP

Lisney to step down as chair of the ACP

September 17, 2014 No Comments »

Bob Lisney is to step down from the chair of the Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) after five years in the role Read More »

Amcor gets improved sustainability rating from Dow Jones

September 17, 2014 No Comments »

Amcor has been boosted by a rating from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Read More »

International Paper launches new size Ecotainer cups

International Paper launches new size Ecotainer cups

September 16, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper Foodservice Europe is manufacturing the 6, 8 and 12 ounce Ecotainer cups at its factory in Winsford, Cheshire Read More »

PEFC and SFI team up at Packaging Innovations

PEFC and SFI team up at Packaging Innovations

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

The Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) are to share a stand at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging Read More »

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has recycled 3.32 tonnes of metal as part of its annual pan European Community Can Challenge Read More »

Tetra Pak joins initiative to assess FSC impact

Tetra Pak joins initiative to assess FSC impact

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak is promoting the benefits of legal, responsibly sourced, sustainable timber and the role of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification in the delivery of these values Read More »

Huhtamaki supports ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme

Huhtamaki supports ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

Huhtamaki is supporting the Simply Cups recycling scheme. Read More »

Ecotech opens £6.5m PET recycling facility in East London

Ecotech opens £6.5m PET recycling facility in East London

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Ecotech London has opened a £6.5m, 3,716m2 PET recycling plant in East London Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 5 September 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 5 September 2014

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange Read More »