New Biodegradable Battery Is Made of Paper

27 Feb. 2021. Every year, people worldwide dispose of billions of batteries, but only 20% of this waste is recycled. The rest ends up in landfills, which is dangerous because they contain potentially toxic or corrosive materials (like cadmium and nickel) that can leak into the surrounding environment.

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Coca-Cola Trials Paper Bottle

2 Mar. 2021. Following on from our news item of two weeks' ago, we can now report that 2,000 consumers will soon receive Coca‑Cola’s first ever drink in a paper bottle prototype, set to be tested in the market for the first time this summer. The innovative new packaging format will be trialed in Hungary with Coca‑Cola’s plant-based drink, AdeZ, in just a few months’ time.

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Papermakers increase support for Supermarkets

Supermarkets inhabit a commercial sector that has done reasonably well during the lockdown.  However, always looking to reduce their environmental impact, they continually liaise with supplier companies to see what more can be done to drive down their carbon footprint. Recently, two major paper suppliers (DS Smith and Mondi) have worked with some of the largest supermarkets (Asda and Tesco Central Europe) on the following:

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Graphene Oxide Membranes for Water Clarification

2 Mar. 2021. Paper mills use large amounts of water in their production processes and need new methods to improve sustainability.

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CEPI Releases Provisional 2020 Statistics

15 Feb 2021. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the decline in the production of newsprint and other graphic grades in Europe, but in contrast packaging grades have jumped in demand.

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HP launches tooling technology for Moulded Pulp

For about the last 20 years, the demand for moulded fiber packaging has been increasing, and more recently has exploded. Manufacturing technology has followed except for the key component: tooling. Almost all global molded fibre product producers currently use the same tooling of 3D machined metal, with extensive drilling and difficult metal screening. This tooling process is costly as well as requiring long delivery times for products. Tooling (moulds) has been a manufacturing pain point for many years in spite of many attempted improvements.

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  2. Coca-Cola company trials first paper bottle
  3. Cardboard Sculpture '2020'
  4. CEPI study on pulp & paper industry biorefineries
  5. Ukrainian student launches paper made from leaves
  6. Cardboard shortage expected to settle down quickly
  7. PITA Corporate Member News - January 2020
  8. PulPaper reschedules for 2022
  9. Origami Yodas and animals as lockdown pastimes
  10. Tony Smurfit named 2021 European CEO of the Year
  11. DS Smith & James Cropper on Antiviral Packaging
  12. Knowledge about UN Sustainability Goals poor
  13. NAFICI awarded funding by Huhtamaki
  14. How paper is helping to fight COVID
  15. Watchet Mill to grow fungal insulation panels
  16. Poor packaging could cause e-commerce delays
  17. Can sending fewer emails really save the planet?
  18. Paboco and Coca-Cola Develop Paper Bottle
  19. James Cropper and Poppy Paper
  20. Paper Bags - Winners and Losers
  21. VPK Packaging Supports Young Writer
  22. Crown Van Gelder introduces Agrifibre Paper
  23. UK Mill and Supplier News for late October 2020
  24. The Reusable Paper Bag, a better choice for the climate
  25. Andrex maker has '100 million toilet rolls standing by’
  26. PaperBoyo Promotes Paper Packaging
  27. New Repulping Method for Recycled Paper
  28. Recent information from PITA Corporate UK Mill Members
  29. Lockdown provides paper sector with unexpected boost
  30. Iggesund Workington Mill receives EcoVadis Platinum Award
  31. SAEL upgrade machine drives at Sonoco Stainland Mill
  32. UK Tissue Mill Updates
  33. PITA Corporate Member News October 2020
  34. McDonald's among food firms urging tougher deforestation rules
  35. The Great Debate: Plastic vs. Paper Drinking Straws
  36. WEPA invests at Bridgend
  37. COVID hits Loo roll production at KC Flint
  38. UK rolls out fully-recyclable and biodegradable U-bend paper straw
  39. Redevelopment of Stationers’ Hall
  40. Eco-playhouse made with corrugated board
  41. Morrisons choose paper bags over plastic
  42. Taits donate granite press roll to Garioch Heritage Centre
  43. Mondi trials HolyGrail 2.0
  44. James Cropper employee retires after 51 years
  45. EU outlines €800 a tonne plastics tax
  46. PM commits £350 million to fuel green recovery
  47. Fabio Perini patents new biodegradable face masks
  48. WEPA Bridgend Investment gets Green Light
  49. The paper bottle comes a step closer
  50. Use of Pulp Mill Sludge as Paint Additive
  51. SAGE promotes use of paper towels
  52. Kimberly Clark celebrates Women in Engineering
  53. Palm UK celebrates 4 millions tonnes
  54. PITA Corporate Member Product News - June 2020
  55. Ethiopian entrepreneur to Develop Paper from Agri-fibres
  56. ICFPA Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award
  57. Smurfit Kappa help schools reopen
  58. PulPaper 2021 to present concrete biosolutions of the future
  59. French paper industry predicts a severe recession
  60. Rigid Paper help Repair Nurse's Car
  61. Stoneywood mill makes Covid-secure startup
  62. Essity supports the fight against COVID-19
  63. Iggesund Workington Do Their Bit
  64. Box Makers make Charity Donations
  65. Turning Wood Pulp into N95 Masks
  66. PITA Corporate Member News - 20 May 2020
  67. Tissue Industry Support to the Public
  68. DS Smith Launches Business Support during COVID-19
  69. Novel Uses for Cardboard
  70. CPI Update on EA Regulatory Response to COVID-19
  71. UK Mill News
  72. PITA Corporate Member Product News May 2020
  73. DS Smith donates to NHS
  74. Iggesund’s UK mill accident-free in 2019
  75. Andritz developes face mask converting line
  76. James Cropper donates paper for Easter
  77. COVID-19 Mondi repurposes diaper line
  78. COVID-19 - New Carboard Boxes by DS Smith
  79. COVID-19 Cardboard Box Donation
  80. Supply Industry Response to COVID-19
  81. Ventilators - Industry Call to Arms
  82. Valmet Product Launches - March 2020
  83. ABB Product Launches - March 2020
  84. Andritz Product Launches - March 2020
  85. Cellulose optical fibre
  86. Paper Industry welcomes EU Green Deal
  87. Prize Toilet Rolls
  88. BillerudKorsnäs makes a winning donation
  89. Heimbach restarts operations in China
  90. PITA in theNews
  91. James Cropper Graduates Complete Final Year
  92. Kemsley Mill time capsule
  93. Valmet donates to Save the Children
  94. Federal Cross of Merit for Renate Pilz
  95. ABB launches new actuator for calenders
  96. Valmet launches microwave consistency sensor
  97. Malaysia repatriates rubbish
  98. Plant Enzyme with Exciting Possibilities
  99. Essity apprentice gains national recognition