Waste paper

Recycling of paper cups for magazine paper production

| Stora Enso aims to start recycling used paper cups on a large scale at its Langerbrugge Mill in Belgium. Based on production trials, the company says it possesses the technical feasibility to recycle paper cups for use in other paper applications.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

Pulp and paper mill waste becomes fish feed, energy and more

| A collection of Swedish experts aims to create new bio-based products from excess waste sludge produced from wastewater effluent management at pulp and paper mills.

CEPI: Paper and board production stable in 2018

| CEPI member countries’ paper and board production was stable in 2018, compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures.

CuRe: Creating a fully circular polyester chain

| This week CuRe has been launched by Cumapol, DSM-Niaga and Morssinkhof. The goal is to recycle used polyester waste streams in polyester suitable for high demanding applications like carpets, textile and food packaging.

58.2 % of PET bottles collected

| Out of 3.308.300 tonnes of PET bottles placed in the European market in 2017, 58.2% - in total 1.923.100 tonnes (+2.9 % compared to 2016) - were collected. This conclusion comes from the Annual Survey on the European PET Recycle Industry, conducted by ICIS and commissioned by Petcore Europe.

European paper recycling resilient in 2017

| In view of its commitment to achieving a 74% paper recycling rate across Europe by 2020, the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC) today confirmed its latest recycling figure of 72.3% in its 2017 monitoring report.
BIR

Expert view is that a Brexit agreement is likely

| A waste and resource management specialist from within the UK government’s Department for International Trade has expressed confidence that a Brexit agreement will be reached between the UK and the rest of the EU.

Sustainability goes ‘live’ as CEPI unveils new sustainability platform

| CEPI today unveils a dynamic ‘live’ sustainability platform which demonstrates, amongst other things, industry’s sustainability achievements.

The need to improve deinking recycling rates

| Tomra Sorting Recycling has published an e-book providing advice for businesses who sort paper and cardboard for deinking and recycling.

High growth potential for paper recycling

| A new analysis by Future Markets Insights gives an outlook on the paper recycling market for the next 10 years.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

Strong performance of European pulp and paper industry

| CEPI released its annual market and industry review for 2017 which confirms, despite a challenging global environment, the strong performance of industry in Europe.

Untha XR shredders aid closed loop recycled paper production

| Two Untha XR waste shredders are now in operation for VPK Packaging Group in continental Europe, shredding pulped ropes as part of a closed loop paper production process.

Paper recycling market expected to grow significantly

| According to Future Market Insights, the demand for recycled paper is increasing at a CAGR of more than 7-8% annually in the developing countries.

Save seven hours per working day

| The Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH company in Straubing makes a summary: For two years now the ITK distributor has disposed of 840 tons of cardboard every year with the BaleTainer - a fully automatic baling press.