How paper is helping to fight COVID

In ancient China, people really understood the versatility of paper. It was, of course, valued as a way of recording information – there are around 30 million volumes of books written or printed before 1795 preserved in various libraries around the country to this day.

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Watchet Mill to grow fungal insulation panels

Insulation made from the roots of fungi which have been fed on waste will go into production at a former paper mill.

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Poor packaging could cause e-commerce delays

New research commissioned by packaging supplier DS Smith reveals that an extra 145 million Christmas presents will be brought online as we try to keep the spirit of Christmas alive despite the impact of Covid-19 – taking the total number of presents brought online to over 1bn for the first time.1,2

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Can sending fewer emails really save the planet?

Are you the type of person who always says thank you? Well, if it's by email, you should stop, according to UK officials looking at ways to save the environment.

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Paboco and Coca-Cola Develop Paper Bottle

What if bottles could be made entirely from renewable materials and be fully biodegradable? That was the challenge set by the innovative Danish start-up team at Paboco – the Paper Bottle Company – which has now unveiled its Pioneer Community during a launch event in Copenhagen. The Coca-Cola Company is one of the first wave of pioneer companies, working to explore the concept as Paboco further advances its innovations, in line with our ambitions of working to a World Without Waste. We asked Michael Michelsen, business development manager at Paboco, more about the journey Paboco is on, and its vision for the paper bottle.

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James Cropper and Poppy Paper

The red poppy has become a powerful symbol of the tragic loss of life in war. After WW1 it was adopted by The British Legion to help raise money for their charity.

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