- The proposal for leasing of degraded forest lands for pulpwood plantations needs to be fast tracked by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).
Huhtamaki and Stora Enso have joined forces to launch a new paper cup recycling initiative, The Cup Collective. The programme, which is the first of its kind in Europe, aims to recycle and capture the value of used paper cups on an industrial scale. Initially the programme will be implemented across the Benelux. With the aim of setting new standards for paper cup collection and recycling in Europe, The Cup Collective has issued an open invitation for partners from across the supply chain to get involved in working towards a systemic European solution.
Turkish cardboard manufacturer KMK Paper selected Toscotec for the complete rebuild of PM1 at its Kahramanmaraş paper mill in Turkey. Scheduled for the first quarter of 2023, the project will increase the machine’s production capacity and significantly improve paper quality. PM1 produces packaging paper grades, including fluting, testliner, kraft paper, and gypsum board.
Data show an increase to 52.2 percent of paper and board made from recycled content worldwide in 2020, but U.S. recovered paper production and exports decline.
Gascogne plans to install a new paper machine for sack kraft paper and machine-glazed paper at its Mimizan mill. It will replace three older machines. The company has secured important loans to finance its investment programme for the next years.
The European market for recovered paper (RCP) is facing a rough ride in the months to come. – A price drop of as much as 25 percent, combined with other factors, creates a new reality for the paper industry, explains RCP expert at Geminor, Yasser Ismail.