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From Favini paper mill comes a new material for packaging and sustainable communication, using by-products of wool and cotton and based on the principles of the circular economy.

KINGSEY FALLS, QC , Dec. 4, 2019 - Cascades (TSX: CAS), a leader in eco-friendly recycling, hygiene and packaging solutions, is launching an innovative container for fresh food packaging on the North American market: a cardboard tray certified 1 according to Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) standards, made from 100% recycled fibres, mainly from post-consumer sources, and which is fully recyclable.

With the increasing global awareness of problems related to plastic waste, consumers and companies are challenging existing conventions and looking for opportunities to replace plastics with renewable and recyclable solutions.

CrownBoard is the new cartonboard brand from BillerudKorsnäs, so strong that it allows for substantial reduction of packaging weight. The launch of CrownBoard gives customers new opportunities to save cost and reduce environmental impact.

Thanks to its omnipresent character as a material, paper continues to play an important role in countless innovations – just as it did in the past.

Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages

When Timothée Boitouzet studied architecture in Japan, where buildings need to survive earthquakes, he realised the next smart material might be one that humans have used for thousands of years—wood.

Look at anything made from trees—a ream of paper, a cardboard box, lumber—and it's probably stamped with the logo of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or an equivalent organization.

Filtering the salt from seawater can take a lot of energy or specialised engineering. A thin membrane made of porous wood may be able to fix that.

The 5G mobile network will revolutionise our everyday services and keep modern society running. For that reason it is vital to be able to guarantee the security of the operating environment.

The ecological bio-production of xylitol and cellulose nanofibers using modified yeast cells, from material produced by the paper industry has been achieved by a Japanese research team.

Insects are critical contributors to ecosystem functioning, and like most living organisms their co-evolution with microbes has been essential to support these functions.

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