Weight of the World Rests on our Shoulders on Global Recycling Day

Sustainable packaging campaign Beyond the Box has created a corrugated cardboard sculpture depicting Ancient Greek figure, Atlas, and his fabled globe, to mark Global Recycling Day 2019 (Monday 18th March). Crafted from 420 layers of double flute corrugated cardboard, the impressive seven-foot, 80kg sculpture took 175 pain-staking hours to create. It was unveiled in central […]

Report on the Government’s Apprenticeship Programme

The National Audit Office have published a report on the Government’s apprenticeship programme assessing whether it is providing value for money, in fulfilling its stated objectives of addressing poor productivity and tackling a lack of employers investment in training over recent years. Key Findings/Conclusions: The DfE has not set out clearly how it measures whether […]

CEPI Speciality Papers Statistics

CEPI’s Speciality Paper Working Group has recently adopted the final version of the definitions for some focused statistical reports on Flexible Packaging Uncoated Paper. Four segments have been defined and will reported on:- 1 – Untreated paper, including base paper for PE coating 1a: For Food & Consumer Goods and Industrial Packaging for lamination, extrusion, […]

Environment Agency Proposals for Incorporating Climate Change Adaptation into Permits

Having worked with various sectors, including the paper sector, to produce sector Climate Change Adaptation Guides , the Environment Agency (EA) is now looking to add emphasis to the “voluntary approach” to Climate Change Adaptation by bringing a requirement for climate change risk assessment and mitigation into permitting with the aim of “developing greater resilience […]

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