Waste paper

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.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

Collection and recycling of used paper more important than ever

| The industry associations supporting the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC) are saddened to see that so many people have lost their lives due to the pandemic.

European paper and board production follows EU economy downward trend

| According to preliminary figures, the European paper and board production has decreased by 3.0% in 2019), compared to the previous year.

Environmental Leadership Position for UPM

| The global non-profit CDP, has recognised UPM as one of the only six Triple A List companies globally for its significant actions to mitigate climate risk, prevent deforestation and enhance water stewardship.

New chairman for CEPI

| As of January 2020, Mr Ignazio Capuano, CEO of the Italian firm Burgo Group Spa and Vice President of the Italian paper manufacturers’ association Assocarta, is new chairman of CEPI.

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