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Smurfit Kappa joins Two Sides sustainability group

Smurfit Kappa joins Two Sides sustainability group

02 August 2018, London, UK : Two Sides, a global organisation that promotes the attractiveness and sustainability of paper, welcomes Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading packaging companies, as a new member. With increasing consumer concern and media scrutiny on packaging and, in particular, single-use plastics, the world is looking for more sustainable solutions. A recent nationally-representative survey of UK ...

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Hohenstein Group opens chemical & textile testing Lab in Bangladesh

Hohenstein Group opens chemical & textile testing Lab in Bangladesh

German based Hohenstein Group has recently opened a chemical and textile technology testing Laboratory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The facility will offer chemical and textile testing for textile manufacturers, brands, and retailers in Bangladesh. Test services include screening for harmful substances, performance tests, and quality controls like colorfastness, pilling, and water retention. The facility features a staff of 30 local employees ...

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GOTS Seminar on ‘Sustainability as Key to Business Efficiency’ held in Coimbatore

GOTS Seminar on ‘Sustainability as Key to Business Efficiency’ held in Coimbatore

More than 180 delegates from five countries attended ‘GOTS India Seminar 2018’, organised by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). The seminar was held in Le Meridien Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on 29th May 2018. Seminar brought together all important stakeholders under one roof to discuss efficiency through sustainability. The attendees included International Brands & Retailers, Indian Fashion Brands, Textile Manufacturers, ...

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ADIDAS kicks out plastics menace by pledging not to use virgin plastic

ADIDAS kicks out plastics menace by pledging not to use virgin plastic

Adidas has taken a grand initiative to stop using virgin plastic in its offices, retail outlets, warehouses and distribution centres. This move is expected to save about 40 tonnes of plastic per year, as announced by the company. Adidas is one of the biggest global companies that have pledged to reduce plastic use. Adidas is also reported to have announced ...

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India pledges to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2022

India pledges to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2022

Charity begins at home.’ So, India being the global host for ‘World Environment Day – 2018,’ pledged itself to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2022. In his address on the World Environment Day 2018, on June 5, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi said that the per capita plastic consumption in India is much lower than in many parts ...

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Shepard Takes the Lead in Reducing 600,000 Tons of Exhibition and Event Waste

Shepard Takes the Lead in Reducing 600,000 Tons of Exhibition and Event Waste

06 June 2018, Sayville, NY, USA : The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced its first certification of an event agency print product with SGP certification of Shepard. SGP certifies printing facilities as part of its commitment to create a more accountable, efficient supply chain for print buyers. Shepard’s achievement ...

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How about giving up single use of plastic !

How about giving up single use of plastic !

As a pre cursor to the World Environment Day 2018 (June 5), Indian Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today appealed to the people to give up single use of plastic. Highlighting the menace posed by plastic, Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out that 25, 940 tonnes of plastic waste is generated every day in the ...

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Sustainable Green Printing Partnership to Attend FTA Forum & INFOFLEX 2018

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership to Attend FTA Forum & INFOFLEX 2018

05 April 2018, Sayville, NY, USA : The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced that it will be participating in the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA)’s Forum & INFOFLEX, May 6-9, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN. The two events bring together the brightest minds in the flexographic industry to share ideas, spread ...

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LINTEC Launches Recycled Film For Screen & Digital Applications @ FESPA 2018

LINTEC Launches Recycled Film For Screen & Digital Applications @ FESPA 2018

LINTEC Europe will use FESPA 2018 (15-18 May, Messe Berlin, Hall 6.2, Stand A10) to raise awareness of sustainable manufacturing practices within the graphic, print and visual communication industries. Among the products to be featured on the company’s stand will be Re-Pop RE505S RECYCLED, a clear, lightweight, dry apply film aimed at the POS and retail markets for short-term promotional ...

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World’s largest ‘T-Shirt’ made out of 100% recycled 200,000 PET bottles

World’s largest ‘T-Shirt’ made out of 100% recycled 200,000 PET bottles

The Mother Nature was recently gifted with the world’s largest ‘T-Shirt’ made out of 100% recycled 200,000 PET bottles which is now a part of Guinness Book of World Records. By the way, do you think that the plastic bottle especially the ubiquitous water bottles are meant for littering on the sea-beaches, railway tracks, open grounds, roads, nullas, rivers, shopping ...

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