Pumping systems account for more than 20% of the world’s electrical energy demand, and in certain industrial plant operations they can be responsible for between 25% and 90% of the energy usage.

Skutskär Mill in eastern Sweden is a modern pulp mill focusing on the production of fluff pulp for absorbent hygiene products such as diapers, other hygiene products and air-laid nonwovens. Skutskär Mill has a long history of continuously reducing the environmental footprint of its operations and products.

As momentum for the circular economy grows, companies must find ways to make a substantial impact on the environment. It’s critical that companies combine their current strategies with new ideas, such as the use of biogas from landfills to better support the circular economy.

Duni Group’s journey towards fossil-free operations continues as the first fossil free propane gas (BioLPG) delivery arrived at the subsidiary Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid’s paper mill in Skåpafors, Sweden.

The pulp mills of Metsä Fibre are already in energy surplus, generating more energy than they consume. But there’s always room for improvement, meaning even higher energy efficiency. Shared goals and operating methods are the key to success.

At DS Smith, our circular approach means we always see waste as a potential resource. Which is why our Lucca paper mill in Italy is capturing heat previously lost during our paper manufacturing drying process to heat all the buildings on site – replacing fossil fuels and reducing carbon emissions.

In November 2020, Resolute Forest Products received the American Forest & Paper Association’s Leadership in Sustainability – Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas Reduction award in recognition of the energy efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction initiatives we undertook at our Coosa Pines pulp mill in Alabama.

Georgia Pacific’s Leaf River Cellulose plant in New Augusta, MS is the first paper pulp mill in the United States to receive EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification. Like ENERGY STAR products, ENERGY STAR certified plants are the most energy-efficient in their sectors.

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