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Industry watch offers a look into the latest trends, newest innovations and new product development taking in the pulp and paper industry around the globe.

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The Story of Eco-Packaging – How Upcycling Is Transforming TV Packaging

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Last April, Samsung Electronics introduced its new ‘eco-packaging’ – a new kind of product packaging that facilitates the upcycling of the boxes that come with the company’s global lifestyle TV models, which include ‘The Frame,’ ‘The Serif’ and ‘The Sero’. The special cardboard boxes are designed to allow consumers to......
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Greenwashing: Misleading the Consumers

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Green marketing owes its existence to corporate environmental responsibility and the urgency about combating the issue of climate change. A business practice that takes into consideration consumer concerns about driving preservation and conservation of the natural environment, green marketing highlights the superior environmental protection features of a company’s products and......
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Paper and Paperboard Imports Rise by 29.5% in Q1, Capacity Utilization Drops

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The pulp and paper industry has already conveyed to the government its serious concerns on India giving any import tariff concessions on paper and paperboard under the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is expected to be concluded by year-end. September 27, 2019 India’s imports of paper and paperboard......
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Wood Pulp – The New Cotton for the Garment Industry?

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By Pirita Huotari, Senior Consultant, Business Intelligence, Fisher International, Inc. Ecological trends and worry over pollution and climate change are putting more and more pressure on the textile market. Rated as one of the most carbon-polluting industries in the world, the textile market creates more CO2 emissions than international flights......
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Lifting the Lid on Coffee Cup Recycling

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Coffee culture is thriving, with many of us purchasing multiple on-the-go drinks of our favourite caffeine pick-me-up each day, leading to an estimated 3 billion coffee cups being used annually, but only a fraction of these being recycled. Britain’s use of take-out coffee cups and how consumers dispose of them......
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The Selfridges Story

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In a pioneering environmental move, Selfridges is championing the collection of used cups from its retail stores and offices and handing them over to James Cropper to upcycle them into beautiful paper for the store’s iconic yellow carrier bags. British retailer Selfridges is well known for pushing boundaries and setting......
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Going Green On The Go

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Answering to the packaging needs of a growing market for takeaway food, Metsä Board’s new eco-barrier paperboard offers a sustainable and cost-efficient option. At the offices of OffsetKolmio Oy, a printing house situated in Hämeenlinna, Finland, the company’s Managing Director Kimmo Jokinen has laid out a selection of test packages......
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