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The forest industry should face environmentalists with open mind
The forest industry should face environmentalists with open mind

Metsä Group's bioproduct mill in Kemi is visited in the documentary film "Once Upon a Time in a Forest", which premiered March 28. In the film there is a discussion between young environmentalists and representatives of Metsä Group. The documentary film follows young environmentalists over a period of more than a year, and the conversation between them and Metsä Group is recorded.

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Kimberly-Clark Unveils Next Chapter of Strategic Transformation to Unlock Highest Value Growth Opportunities
Kimberly-Clark Unveils Next Chapter of Strategic Transformation to Unlock Highest Value Growth Opportunities

Commits to 100% Natural Forest Free Ambition Across Product Portfolio.

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A Critical Balance: Virgin and Recycled Fibers Partners in Printing Paper Production
A Critical Balance: Virgin and Recycled Fibers Partners in Printing Paper Production

The balance of virgin and recycled fibers in paper and paper-based packaging production is a critical and ongoing consideration by consumers. While the pursuit of environmental friendliness-or the appearance of it-drives the push towards more recycled fibers, virgin fibers are essential in crafting high-quality, durable, and sustainable paper products.

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DS Smith Unveils Drypack Solution in U.S. Market to Help Seafood Processing Processors Phase Out Plastic Containers
DS Smith Unveils Drypack Solution in U.S. Market to Help Seafood Processing Processors Phase Out Plastic Containers

A sustainable replacement for non-recyclable expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam boxes, DS Smith DryPack is a no-leak, 100% water-resistant, fully recyclable box that, when packed with ice, can keep fresh fish below 40 degrees Fahrenheit for over 40 hours in cold chain operations.

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The Paperitalo Supplier Directory simply works!
The Paperitalo Supplier Directory simply works!

The new Paperitalo Supplier Directory has opened its first month, January 2024, with almost 26,000 visitors worldwide as independently verified by our software platform provider. It is well on its way to becoming the destination for seekers of pulp and paper equipment, supplies, technology and expendables anywhere on earth.

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Consumer Preference and Industry Efforts Pave the Way for Corrugated Boxes
Consumer Preference and Industry Efforts Pave the Way for Corrugated Boxes

As consumers increasingly voice their environmental concerns, industries worldwide are actively seeking sustainable alternatives to reduce their carbon footprint.

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PPC Carton Competition: Submit Your Best Designs Today!
PPC Carton Competition: Submit Your Best Designs Today!

Carton Competition is the Oscars of our industry and the leading competition for carton manufacturers involved in the concept, design, print, performance, and shelf appeal of paperboard packaging.

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DS Smith box plant reduces energy use by 20%, shrinking CO2 emissions with steam system in S.C.
DS Smith box plant reduces energy use by 20%, shrinking CO2 emissions with steam system in S.C.

Columbia corrugated facility sees 700+ ton CO2 reduction while increasing speed and capacity.

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Unmasking Greenwashing: The Consequences and the Cure
Unmasking Greenwashing: The Consequences and the Cure

In our increasingly environmentally conscious world, it's common for companies to tout their green initiatives and environmentally friendly practices, and that's just good business. But all too often, companies claim benefits - like the environmental superiority of "recyclable plastic" packaging or "going green" by switching from paper to electronic communications -- as a way to cloak poor environmental performance or mask cost-cutting efforts. With no sound scientific evidence to back them up, these types of claims are textbook greenwashing.

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Two Sides North America Responds to Wall Street Journal Article
Two Sides North America Responds to Wall Street Journal Article

Recent survey data validates the backlash shown on the WSJ website in response to Citigroup's decision to cut off all electronic communications to consumers who refuse to go paperless.

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Industry CEOs Warn of Dire Economic Consequences from Proposed NAAQS Standards
Industry CEOs Warn of Dire Economic Consequences from Proposed NAAQS Standards

In a letter to White House Chief of Staff Jeff Zients, the organizations warned that moving forward with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed revisions would jeopardize American jobs and risk substantial economic harm.

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Paper vs. Plastic Packaging: Two Sides Responds to The Washington Times
Paper vs. Plastic Packaging: Two Sides Responds to The Washington Times

The Washington Times recently featured an opinion piece by an advocate for the plastics industry that included multiple unsubstantiated environmental claims about paper-based packaging. Two Sides North America submitted the following letter to the editors in response.

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Specialty Papers US 2023 to Feature Expert Speakers from Mars, Dow, Bim Bam Boo, Michelman, Suzano, Ahlstrom, and More
Specialty Papers US 2023 to Feature Expert Speakers from Mars, Dow, Bim Bam Boo, Michelman, Suzano, Ahlstrom, and More

Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, is hosting the annual Specialty Papers US conference this October 24-26, 2023, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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DS Smith, Coca-Cola HBC replace plastic multi-pack handles with cardboard in Austria
DS Smith, Coca-Cola HBC replace plastic multi-pack handles with cardboard in Austria

DS Smith PLC, the leading global sustainable fiber-based packaging company and Coca-Cola HBC Austria have collaborated to replace plastic handles for 1.5 liter PET soft drink multi-packs with cardboard based outer packaging. This new plastic replacement solution will be delivered to supermarkets in Austria as of September 2023.

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Evolution of the Smith Corona Logo
Evolution of the Smith Corona Logo

"A long lasting impact." That's the definition of what a legacy leaves behind. Well, there's no better way to look at the legacy of a company than viewing its logos. Smith Corona's brand has been around for decades (over 130 years but who's counting?), so we've gone through a lot of changes - all better than the next!

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DS Smith: A partnership with sushi specialist Eat Happy to develop fully recyclable sushi trays for shops and chillers
DS Smith: A partnership with sushi specialist Eat Happy to develop fully recyclable sushi trays for shops and chillers

We have partnered with sushi specialist Eat Happy to develop a fully recyclable sustainable solution for the firm's disposable plastic sushi trays. The tray and the lid of the new packaging are made from natural and renewable raw materials using corrugated cardboard.

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90 Million More Consumers Now Safeguarded from Anti-Paper Greenwashing
90 Million More Consumers Now Safeguarded from Anti-Paper Greenwashing

Two Sides North America Anti-Greenwashing Campaign Persuades 21 Leading Companies to Remove Unsubstantiated Environmental Claims in 1H23

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CENIBRA Interview
CENIBRA Interview

CENIBRA is a 50-year-old pulp and paper company in Minas Gerias, Brazil, that maintains exceptionally high standards, and goes beyond what most other pulp and paper companies do. Ronaldo Ribiero, Head of the Department of Information and Technology, shares with us his insider's experience today.

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 Smith Corona Launches A New Brand  Pinnacle Labels
Smith Corona Launches A New Brand Pinnacle Labels

Smith Corona today announces the launch of its new division, Pinnacle Labels, a leading manufacturer and provider of top-quality weigh scale labels. With full dedication to scale label production, Pinnacle Labels' mission is to bring convenience and affordability to the industry.

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Survey Shows U.S. Consumers Believe Paper-based Packaging is Better for the Environment than Other Packaging Materials
Survey Shows U.S. Consumers Believe Paper-based Packaging is Better for the Environment than Other Packaging Materials

A new survey commissioned by Two Sides North America and conducted by international research firm Toluna found that U.S. consumers believe paper-based packaging is better for the environment than other packaging materials.

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Two Sides North America Survey: U.S. Consumers' Preference for Print Media Shows Post-pandemic Gains
Two Sides North America Survey: U.S. Consumers' Preference for Print Media Shows Post-pandemic Gains

Print media saw significant disruption during the coronavirus pandemic as many people moved online for news and information, but consumers' preference for receiving and reading print on paper has rebounded over the past two years. This according to a new survey commissioned by Two Sides North America and conducted by global research firm Toluna.

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New report exposes hidden deforestation in Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) supply chain and RGE control of pulp mill under construction in Borneo
New report exposes hidden deforestation in Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) supply chain and RGE control of pulp mill under construction in Borneo

A new investigative report, Pulping Borneo, finds that the Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) Group, the world's largest viscose producer and major paper products company, continues to rely on deforestation in its supply chain despite a high-profile commitment to "No-Deforestation". The report, co-published by five organisations including Greenpeace International, also reveals a chain of offshore shell companies pointing to RGE Group control behind a new mega-scale pulp mill in North Kalimantan, Indonesia, putting some of the world's largest remaining rainforests at risk.

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Biomass Basics: Clearing the Air About Paper's GHG Emissions
Biomass Basics: Clearing the Air About Paper's GHG Emissions

Have you heard that the earth is flat, literally flat? Yes, there are serious organizations making impressive-sounding arguments and throwing scientific jargon in every direction to disprove what real science and observation have taught us about our planet, but in the end the earth is still round. So it is with the claim that paper manufacturing is "a major contributor to climate change."

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Greenpeace defeats $100 Million lawsuit in victory for free speech
Greenpeace defeats $100 Million lawsuit in victory for free speech

A federal court in California dismissed a seven-year lawsuit brought by Resolute Forest Products against a number of Greenpeace staff members and entities, including Greenpeace International and Greenpeace USA. The Canadian logging company sued the Greenpeace defendants for CA $100 million in an attempt to silence and bankrupt them, after criticism of its unsustainable forestry practices.

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Lenzing Taps 3 Mills to Produce Mechanically Recycled Tencel
Lenzing Taps 3 Mills to Produce Mechanically Recycled Tencel

Lenzing Group is scaling the production of pre-consumer recycled lyocell with the support of three denim mills. The company revealed this week that it has entered the initial phase of the Fiber Recycling Initiative by Tencel.

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