paperboard recycling Articles

  • `Managing Climate Change Issues to Achieve a Competitive Advantage,` presented at the Recycled Paperboard Technical Association conference, May 2008

    S.2191 –America’s Climate Security Act (Lieberman-Warner) Emission Targets Between 2005 and 2012: 5,775 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent, the estimated levels during 2005. Between 2012 and 2020: Further reductions of 2 percent per year should result in a 15% reduction below 2005 levels. Between 2020 and 2050: ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Implementation of the Waste Minimisation Hierarchy - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Television Victoria Pty Ltd

     The three R’s - reduce, reuse and recycle - was the battlecry used by the Ballarat-based Television Victoria in its fight against waste. Through simple but effective waste minimisation measures, the company achieved its goal of reducing waste production by 50% within only four months, two months ahead of time. The company has shown that while recycling is the most commonly used method of ...


  • A zero discharge installation for Mondi Packaging

    Answering the request of Mondi Savoie  (La Rochette), ECA (Environnement et Chimie Appliquée), worked-out a technico - economical survey on the several treatments, recycling and/or valorisation solutions for its flexo printing and starch glue effluents. After this study, ECA defined and realized a zero discharge installation treating the water fluids. Mondi Savoie, one of the French factories of ...


  • Sorting plant for paper

    Task New conception of a complete sorting plant for used paper from a collection with an averaged proportion of cardboard about 35 % to max.  45 %. Separation of the paper-cardboard mix  into the fractions paperboard, deinking and  mixed paper for the further recycling Solution The material input is divided on two lines by  a feeding conveyor ...


  • A hundred-year perspective on sustainability​

    “I’m proud to have the privilege of working for a company whose environmental efforts are characterised by both a long-term approach and a sense of responsibility,” comments Anna Mårtensson, Environmental Manager at Iggesund Paperboard’s Swedish production facility, Iggesund Mill. “Today our environmental impact is almost non-existent compared with the ...


    By Iggesund Forest AB

  • Reduction in Solvents for Cleaning: Amcor Packaging (Australia)

    Background Amcor Cartons, a manufacturer of folding cartons and paperboard packaging is a 13 million dollar operation employing 60 staff. In keeping with Amcor Cartons’s commitment to respond to customer needs through the application of the highest technology, advantage was taken of the latest available technology when deciding to upgrade their printing press. After installing a new ...


  • The Time-Value of bioCycle

    BIOCYCLE’S 50th anniversary party in San Diego provides a perfect opportunity to write about the enormous contributions that have been made over the last five decades. Thinking about all the forward progress in organics utilization since 1960, I am humbled by the BioCycle legacy. To really appreciate the enormity of the biological utilization challenge 50 years ago, we need to reflect on what was ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Biocycle world

    RECYCLING COALITION CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON PLA BOTTLESA coalition of recycling organizations challenged NatureWorks' plans to push use of its biobased plastic, polylactic acid (PLA) in bottles. It called on the company to agree to a moratorium on any further expansion until the bioresin's recyclability has been demonstrated. A subsidiary of Cargill, NatureWorks has commercialized the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The State of Garbage in America

    Latest national data on MSW management -28.5% recycled and composted, 7.4% combusted in WTE plants and 64.1% landfilled. BioCycle is pleased to produce the State of Garbage in America Report, providing a picture on how municipal solid waste (MSW) is handled throughout the United States. For this 15th nationwide survey, which began in 1989, BioCycle continued its collaboration with Columbia ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Stop trashing the climate

    In June, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) joined with Eco-Cycle and the Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance (GAIA) to release Stop Trashing the Climate, a report documenting the link between climate change and unsustainable patterns of consumption and wasting. Authored by Brenda Platt of ILSR, with coauthors Eric Lombardi of Eco-Cycle (Boulder, Colorado) and Dave Ciplet of GAIA, the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • From Waste in Anodising Plant to New Chemical Product in Sewage Treatment Plants

    Aluminium containing caustic soda used as a pickling agent in the pre-treatment of aluminium before anodising and aluminium containing sulphuric acids used as electrolytes for the formation of oxide layers in anodising plants can be utilised in municipal sewage treatment plants to reduce phosphates and improve precipitation. From the anodiser's point of view, these products are spent once they ...


  • The State of Garbage in America

    Untitled Document Latest national data on MSW management -28.5% recycled and composted, 7.4% combusted in WTE plants and 64.1% landfilled. A joint study by BioCycle and the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us

    Recent analyses raise disturbing questions about the health and environmental effects of the stuff that encases our edibles. It’s almost impossible to imagine life without flexible, transparent and water-resistant food packaging, without plastic sandwich bags, cling film or shelves filled with plastic jars, tubs and tubes, and durable bags and ...


    By Ensia

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