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...

Is there a limit to environmental advancement in tissue’s current industry model?

By Joan Vila, chief executive of L.C. Paper 1881 A purchasing manager told me recently that we have reached the limits of invention in tissue. He was wrong on all counts – on fibres, sustainability, costs and design. A dynamic technological revolution is both essential… and already heralding the next era. For most of the twentieth century the paper industry...

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...

Carbon benchmarking for tissue manufacturing

By Subhash Deodhar Globally, tissue and towel production emits more carbon per tonne of paper than any other paper grade. For a product so close to the end-consumer, the carbon footprint of the category and of individual producers is a potentially serious issue. Fisher International’s senior consultant Subhash Deodhar talks to TW about how tissue mills can...

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