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Recent collaboration could help decarbonize European paper sector

CEPI collaboration with another European association could produce energy savings of up to 50 percent in paper manufacturing. According to a news release from Cepi (Confederation of European Paper Industries), a collaboration that it engaged in with EHPA (European Heat Pump Association) has resulted in innovation that could produce energy

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Cardboard shortage forces retailers to box clever

By Lucy Hooker & Katie Prescott Business reporters, BBC News Jawbone Brewing, a newly launched craft brewery in Twickenham, south-west London, was all ready with its new pale ale when it came across a stumbling block. It couldn’t get hold of any boxes. The boom in online ordering during the

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How did paper become such an important pillar of the packaging industry

Paper is an essential product in daily life. Not only is it renewable, clean, but incredibly versatile: it regularly provides new possibilities, applications, and end-uses. The first use that comes to mind when thinking about paper is writing material but for how long has paper been a core pillar of the packaging industry? https://4evergreenforum.eu/how-did-paper-become-such-an-important-pillar-of-the-packaging-industry/

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BIR Autumn 2022: Energy markets fuel paper mill turmoil

Reduced energy supplies in Europe have caused once profitable paper mills to face entirely new profit-and-loss calculations, according to the president of the Paper Division of the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR). https://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/bir-paper-recycling-dubai-2022-europe-energy-india/

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Europe’s recycling future hads Rotterdam conference agenda

Sessions at Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe, 15-16 November in Rotterdam, will focus in part on the growing role of EU policy on recycling collection, processing and trading. Targets, mandates and trade policies in the European Union, combined with corporate sustainability goals, are changing the way paperboard and plastic

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The paper value chain reached a 71.4% recycling rate in 2021

A new report shows the progress made by the European paper value chain towards recycling objectives, which are some of the most ambitious in the world. It also highlights the activities which have allowed for it to stay on track. By committing earlier this year to recycle 76% of all

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Italy reports more quiet paper and board business in June

Companies active on Italy’s paper and cartonboard markets are seeing a widespread market easing at the start of summer.  The paper industry is not necessarily in a laid-back mood about what is going on since prices for natural gas, recovered paper and pulp have risen once again in June. Suppliers

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