Environment

Tissue World Magazine ,Technical Theme: Environment

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New OnePly product that “easily competes with TAD and NTT”

Spain’s LC Paper won Tissue World Milan’s prestigious Most Energy-Aware Mill Award. Here, chief executive Joan Vila talks through the development process which led the independent niche tissue producer to energy savings of...

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...
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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...

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 –...
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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...

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...

Are environmental issues a global concern in the tissue Industry?

By Pirkko Petäjä In the German markets catering for certain environmental attributes is a ticket to play, while in many emerging markets their importance is still low. Environmental issues continue to gain importance...
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Focus on sustainability

Retailers and tissue makers focus on sustainability at Tissue World conference in Barcelona: best ever gathering of distinguished speakers A world-class lineup of speakers, including numerous major global retailers, top tissue making...

Kimberly-Clark in bamboo fibre

Tissue giant Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has teamed up with biotechnology company Booshoot to support the production of tissue products made with bamboo fibre. K-C said the partnership “marks a significant breakthrough” for the...

Rehabilitating life for existing equipment stems from OEM

Tissue operations with mature machinery are looking for renewed life from their existing equipment, and determining whether to purchase capital equipment or retrofit existing equipment can be a difficult task. Edson...