Environment Technical Theme – Our energy vision boosts our bottom line and sustains our future

At Tissue World Miami in March, Resolute Forest Products’ Calhoun mill was awarded the Most Energy-Aware Mill Award. Here, Patrice Minguez, president, Tissue Group, describes what the company did to achieve the award. A TWM report. “Improving energy efficiency, reducing our carbon footprint and increasing the use of lower carbon fuels is vital to us as...

Just how committed are consumers – and the industry – to eco-friendly products?

The strongest motivations fade when set against the cost. Pirkko Petäjä, principal, Pöyry Management Consulting, explains the hard-nosed reality behind the environmental issue. Corporate social and environmental responsibility is commonly claimed to be a factor in the decision making when buying a consumer product. In fact, according to surveys only some 16%...

Tissue colour safety standards have got tougher … and will get tougher still

Only a rapid and flexible response to the increasing safety concerns of legislators and consumers will succeed. Here, Simon Boyd, global product manager colourants, Paper Solutions Business, Archroma, offers one company’s priority in setting up essential best practice.   In future tissue colourants will need to meet ever-higher compliance standards as...

Nuqul’s Al-Sindian mill sets the standard for environmental and commercial success

Management commitment to sustainability, employee engagement, enhanced public image, competitive advantage and financial benefits… that’s what taking control of natural resources has delivered for a MENA leader. Waheed Al-Qannas, operation manager for the Nuqul Group’s Egyptian tissue mills, tells TWM about the site’s environmental journey over the last...

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