Waste paper

ISRI Adopts Position on Paper Bag Recycling

| 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.

New baler can make recycling cheaper

| 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.

Recognition as UN Global Compact LEAD Participant

| UPM has been again recognised as a UN Global Compact LEAD participant for its strong commitment to responsible business.

Completely recyclable food packaging

| Mondi is launching a fully recyclable 80% paper-based packaging solution for cold meats and cheese.

Impact of COVID-19 on Waste Paper Recycling Industry

| In the last few years, the paper recycling industry has seen important development as environmental resources have become increasingly worried.

Andritz receives repeat order for two shredders

| 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.

Video recordings of BIR Global Forum

| 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.

Recycling rate for paper increased to 72%

| 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.

How will waste paper recycling market incur growth?

| 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.

Paper recycling sector needs to be “supported and grown”

| The paper recycling industry is little more than 20 weeks away from a turning point.

Particularly wide filling opening for easy filling

| The ever-increasing use of plastic and cardboard, as well as the growing mountains of packaging waste, have also increased the demands on recycling.

New president for FEFCO

| 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.

EuRIC joins European Paper Recycling Council

| 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.

Polish recycler uses bailing presses by HSM

| The family company P.U.H. Kondzłomex Szymon Woźny has been collecting and recycling secondary raw materials such as waste paper and foil for over 20 years.
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