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Heinz, maker of the world’s favourite ketchup and beloved condiments, is teaming up with Pulpex to develop a paper-based, renewable and recyclable bottle made from 100 percent sustainably sourced wood pulp.

Bowls, cutlery, cups – any packaging that is in contact with food – needs a barrier to prevent water and oil from leaking through.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its commitment to the PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive) industry worldwide by launching its biggest-ever global range of sustainable release papers for silicone coating.

The new caps, introduced by BBL in Ireland, Cido Grupa in the Baltics, LY Company Group and Lactalis Puleva in Spain and Weihenstephan in Germany, have been designed to prevent litter and accelerate transition to renewable materials.

TopLock Box is both sustainable and child-proof

Viipurilainen Kotileipomo is a nearly 100-year-old company that produces pastries and artisan breads from local ingredients using traditional methods.

We recently discussed the various factors that are impacting market pulp prices. Market pulp is a critical global commodity within the pulp and paper industry as it plays a primary role in manufacturing numerous paper grades.

Our research refines the tree's own glue – lignin – into materials, chemicals and motor fuels. We also develop processes to utilise and refine the large amounts of lignin and other wood polymers that chemical pulp mills and other biorefineries receive as a by-product.

Marzouk Benali and Moye Ajao jointly with a team from the University of Delaware brought together by Thomas Epps, III, and including, among others, Marianthi Ierapetritou and Dion Vlachos, have written a paper in which they demonstrate that it is possible to efficiently turn industrially processed lignin into high-performance plastics, such as bio-based 3D-printing resins, and valuable chemicals.

UD researchers report low-pressure method to convert industrially processed biomass into plastics, chemicals

Structures and vehicles built with sustainable materials are in high demand to meet today’s needs and for future generations.

Waste generated by textile recycling can be used to make paper. Using this waste as a raw material instead of incinerating it also reduces our environmental impact.