| CEPI foresees 40% more investment to transform industry and lead the low-carbon bioeconomy in Europe.
| DS Smith's latest report focuses on the need to ensure that quality materials are consistently collected even when volumes of recyclate increase.
| During the paper comittee's meeting at the BIR autumn conference in Amsterdam, China was once again the main topic.
| The paper recycling rate in Europe reached 71.5% as announced by the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) in their final monitoring report for 2015. Compared to 2010, collection and recycling has increased by almost one million tonnes of paper.
| Leading federations representing the paper value chain call for the co-legislators to support the further increase of paper recycling and safeguard the “quantity” criterion in the definition of municipal waste.
| In addition to the economic and environmental benefits covered, new this year is expanded information on the global portion of the industry, including increased data on trends and markets.
| Smurfit Kappa in Euskirchen relies on a PHH core shredder from Höcker Polytechnik to reduce the volume of cores from heavy paper reels.
| Uk-based Forge Skip Hirehas put together a graphic, showing how far the UK has come in the years as a recycling nation, and also a handful of bitesize facts that helps put things into perspective.
| In a joint statement, Euric and Fead state that they do not see the CEPI guidelines for paper recycling as binding for their members.
| Taiwan Lung Meng Technology Company Ltd. has developed a process to convert marble waste into high-quality paper. The resultant stone paper is recyclable. Its manufacturing process is also eco-friendly as the paper does not come from the trees.
| With paper recycling companies remaining under extreme economic and regulatory pressure, “there is no room for a further deterioration”, the BIR Paper Divison meeting in Berlin was warned by its President, Reinhold Schmidt of Recycling Karla Schmidt.
| Smurfit Kappa states, that the company has been commended for its innovation, expertise and commitment to the highest standards of sustainability by its long term partner, Philips, achieving the Philips Lighting – Quality and Sustainability Excellence Award.
| The BIR Paper Division has confirmed their panel of invited guest speakers that will provide delegates in Berlin with information of strategic importance in the framework of the current challenging business climate. Under the presidency of Reinhold Schmidt, Recycling Karla Schmidt, the divisional plenary session takes place on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 at 10.30 at the Berlin InterContinental Hotel.
| Stena Metall is acquiring IL Recycling, a total waste management supplier of recycling services, with operations in Sweden and Poland. Stena Metall is developing its position through its subsidiary Stena Recycling AB, a leading company in industrial recycling.