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Eco-Conscious Economy: Consumer Data Reveals Young Shoppers Prioritize Sustainability
Eco-Conscious Economy: Consumer Data Reveals Young Shoppers Prioritize Sustainability

Generation Z and Millennial consumers are more likely to pay a premium for products that are legitimately sustainable in some way, from materials to packaging to delivery.

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AF&PA Supports NY Legislature's Decision to Shelve and Improve EPR Proposal
AF&PA Supports NY Legislature's Decision to Shelve and Improve EPR Proposal

While the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) supports efforts to improve recycling, the legislation lacked provisions to ensure it would not negatively impact highly recycled materials like paper and paper-based packaging.

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Booksellers and librarians agree: young readers are fueling the printed book boom
Booksellers and librarians agree: young readers are fueling the printed book boom

Millennials and Gen Z are known as "robust samplers," meaning they are accustomed to a risk-free subscription model for media consumption. Think Netflix, Amazon Unlimited, Audible, and Spotify. As it turns out, according to a new report from the American Library Association (ALA), "in the traditional, print-centered book publishing ecosystem, libraries are the place for robust sampling."

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Chasing Fiber
Chasing Fiber

New data reveals paper materials are a leading contributor to landfill tonnage, exceeding plastic and food waste.

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FSEA Announces 31st Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Award Honorees
FSEA Announces 31st Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Award Honorees

Winners Celebrated During Reception at 2024 Print Embellishment Conference.

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From Plastic to Paper: The Eco-Conscious Evolution of North American Packaging Trends
From Plastic to Paper: The Eco-Conscious Evolution of North American Packaging Trends

In recent years, there has been a significant shift in the packaging industry. First in the UK and Europe, and now US and Canadian brands are moving towards paper-based packaging solutions.

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Resolute and Greenpeace Parties Announce the Conclusion of Long-Running Litigations
Resolute and Greenpeace Parties Announce the Conclusion of Long-Running Litigations

All parties are pleased that they have turned the page on these long-running litigations.

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FSEA Releases Study on the Recycling of Fiber-Based Materials with Transfer Metallic Decoration  in Response to Continued Sustainability Concerns
FSEA Releases Study on the Recycling of Fiber-Based Materials with Transfer Metallic Decoration in Response to Continued Sustainability Concerns

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) has announced the release of a new report detailing the results from a newly completed study on the recycling of fiber-based materials with transfer metallic decoration.

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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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