| Following the installation of seven of Tomra’s recently launched latest generation Autosort units at its paper sorting plant in Knetzgau, Germany, Koppitz has not only increased the plant’s capacity, but is also achieving higher purity levels of recovered paper fractions than ever before.
| The position of the the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries opposes bans and fees on the valuable resource. was developed in response to several high-profile municipalities either banning or placing fees on paper bags.
| Presona is launching a new baler design which promises to reduce recycling costs while increasing operational efficiency. The new MP 270 MH baler is the first Presona baler built using a new design concept that creates high capacity while being cost effective.
| UPM has been again recognised as a UN Global Compact LEAD participant for its strong commitment to responsible business.
| Mondi is launching a fully recyclable 80% paper-based packaging solution for cold meats and cheese.
| In the last few years, the paper recycling industry has seen important development as environmental resources have become increasingly worried.
| Andritz has received an order from Papierfabrik Palm to supply two Aduro P shredders, type 2000 – an improved version of the FRX shredder – to its paper mill in Wörth, Germany.
| From 2 to 23 June 2020, BIR organised a series of 11 online commodity sessions. 1470 members participated online. Now highlights and full video archives are available for all BIR members.
| According to EPRC, the European paper recycling rate has increased from 71,7% in 2018 to 72% in 2019 due to a stable utilisation of Paper for Recycling (PfR) in the European paper industry.
| The waste paper recycling market is expected to experience an uptrend in the growth statistics across the forecast period of 2019-2027 mainly due to the rising awareness among the global populace about environmental conservation.
| The paper recycling industry is little more than 20 weeks away from a turning point.
| The ever-increasing use of plastic and cardboard, as well as the growing mountains of packaging waste, have also increased the demands on recycling.
| On 27 May 2020, Fady Gemayel, co-owner & Honorary Chairman at “Gemayel Freres S.A.L.”, a family owned corrugated cardboard company, was elected FEFCO President for a two-year term.
| Getting paper recycling to even higher levels and improving the recyclability of paper based products - this is the main mission of the European Paper Recycling Council, an industry platform gathering associations along the paper value chain. This value chain is now further completed as EuRIC is signing the declaration on paper recycling.