Stora Enso and Orthex combine wood fibre and bioplastic into durable consumer products

Stora Enso and Orthex together bring to the market a new range of kitchen utensils made from a new biocomposite which combines the best qualities of wood and plastic. The bio-based material used to replace fossil-based plastic is made from spruce and sugarcane, which reduces the carbon footprint of the products by up to 80%. The innovative products contain 98% bio-based material.

Smurfit Kappa Joins Two Sides Sustainability Group

Two Sides welcomes Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading packaging companies, as a new member. With increasing consumer concern and media scrutiny on packaging and, in particular, single-use plastics, the world is looking for more sustainable solutions.

Rotterdam, Netherlands to host 4th Biomass Trade Summit Europe

ACI is excited to announce Rotterdam, The Netherlands as the host city for our 4th Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2019, taking place on 20th & 21st February 2019!

McDonald’s announces rollout of paper straws

McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland will complete transition to paper straws in 2019; McDonald’s restaurants in Belgium are trialing alternatives to plastic straws and tests are planned for select restaurants in the U.S., France, Sweden, Norway and Australia later this year

IKEA makes global commitment to remove all single-use plastic products

IKEA launches new People & Planet Positive strategy making a global commitment to remove all single-use plastic products in the range by 2020. Additional commitments, which will be achieved by 2030, aim to inspire and enable people to live more sustainably, reduce their climate impact, contribute to a world without waste and create a more fair and equal society.

Lecta Presents Its Newest Environmental Report

An exercise in transparency in which Lecta shares its progress and identified upcoming challengesIn keeping with their commitment to respect for the environment and a focus on sustainability, Lecta carried out its business activity with the aim of minimizing its environmental impact in the communities and areas where they operate, thereby contributing to their wellbeing.