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18

Jan 2021
Mondi develops new paper-based bags for pet food producer Interquell

The packaging bags have a functional plastic barrier and uses up to 50 percent renewable resources Global packaging and paper manufacturer Mondi disclosed on its website it has launched two new paper-based ...

04

Jan 2021
Artplast to launch eco friendly paper bags production line in Russia

... paper bags in the Serpukhov city district, according to the press service of the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region, reports the Government of the Moscow Region on its website. ...

04

Dec 2020
Republic Cement to co-process 10 million plastic bags per day next year

The company aims to increase the volume of plastic bags used to generate heat in its kilns Philippines' Republic Cement aims to double the volume of plastic bags and sachets it co-processes in its kilns ...

02

Dec 2020
Pizza Hut in China to replace plastic with paper bags by the end of the year

... policies to strengthen plastic pollution control. Restaurants in 36 cities across the country will also replace existing packaging with paper bags or biodegradable plastic bags. It is estimated that ...

17

Nov 2020
Mannok reveals its new cement bags

With the imminent rebranding from Quinn to Mannok, the company is giving customers a preview of its new-look cement bags Mannok Cement has revealed its new cement bags for General Purpose, Master Grade ...

17

Nov 2020
Mannok reveals its new cement bags

With the imminent rebranding from Quinn to Mannok, the company is giving customers a preview of its new-look cement bags Mannok Cement has revealed its new cement bags for General Purpose, Master Grade ...

05

Nov 2020
American Forest & Paper Association rejects New Jersey’s ban on paper bags

... the action taken today by Governor Phil Murphy, signing into law a statewide ban on paper bags. This action undermines an environmentally responsible option for consumers", she said in the statement. In ...

27

Oct 2020
Krasnaya Zvezda Paper Mill produces over 2 million paper bags in nine months of 2020

The company supplies the domestic market [PAID=]More than 2 million pieces of paper bags were produced over the first nine months of this year in the Chashniki branch of Belarus' Krasnaya Zvezda Paper ...

19

Oct 2020
New decision bans the use of plastic bags for packing cement in Tunisia

... of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises and the Minister of Trade dated on August 5, regarding the use of plastic bags for packing cement as well as kraft bags, informs Hakaek Online. The resolution ...

09

Oct 2020
Mondi launches water-resistant paper bags for the Australian cement industry

... Kraft Paper at Mondi, said the new water-resistant paper bags fill just as fast as traditional paper bags and can be filled on existing machinery. "They are also made from a renewable natural material, ...

30

Sep 2020
Angarskcement launches new branded 25-kg cement bags

The smaller bags are more convenient to transport to the point of sale [PAID=]Angarskcement JSC, part of HC Sibcem JSC, has launched to retail customers its products in new branded bags of 25 kg, according ...

24

Aug 2020
Sotupapier appeals against ministerial decision to use plastic bags for cement

... court against the ministerial decision on replacing paper bags with plastic for packaging cement, reports L'Economiste Maghrébin. Lawyer Ahmed Ben Hassana said, in a statement given to a local radio station, ...

21

Aug 2020
Tunisian Minister points out the ecological footprint of Kraft bags for cement

The controversy started after a decree that allowed the use of polypropylene bags in the cement industry [PAID=]Tunisia's Minister of Industry and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Salah Ben Youssef, ...

20

Aug 2020
Tunisian Minister speaks on behalf of the replacement of carboard bags for plastic in cement packaging

... of the cardboard bags used as packaging in the cement industry with plastic ones will allow Tunisia to save about TND 20 million, thanks to the reduction in imports of cardboard dough, reports Hakaek Online. ...

20

Aug 2020
Morrisons plans to replace plastic bags with paper

Morrisons will test paper bags in 8 of its 494 stores [PAID=]Morrisons, the owner of Britain's largest supermarket chain, plans to replace all of its plastic bags with paper packaging, reports Akhbarak. ...

04

Aug 2020
Paraguay’s INC owes nearly 1 million cement bags after marking record-high sales

The high demand led to a delay in in cement delivery State-owned Industria Nacional del Cemento’s (INC) product sales for July reached an all time high of 1.6 million bags, but this soar in demand ...

31

Jul 2020
Angarskcement ships cement in new palletized bags

This type of packaging is more convenient and is reportedly safer [PAID=] Russia’s JSC "Angarskcement" has offered cement to its consumers in the form of 25-kilogram bags, packaged in stretch film and ...

30

Jun 2020
Bashundhara Industrial Complex to develop factory for cement bags

... to establish a factory in order to meet its demand for cement bags, reports The Daily Star. Bashundhara Industrial Complex deals with cement manufacturing, and the zone is located one kilometer from ...

30

Jun 2020
Mondi upgrades Hungarian paper bags facility

... and Bulgarian market in many industries and sectors. It produces industrial paper sacks (open mouth and valve bags) for applications such as cement, building materials, food-feed-seed, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. ...

16

Mar 2020
Washington State approves new fees for paper bags

The lawmakers have also banned the use of plastic grocery bags The State of Washington has passed a ban on plastic grocery bags and added a fee of USD 0.08 on paper bags, reports The Columbian. The ...

20

Feb 2020
Brazil: Industry opposes law on cement bags weight

... their offer in the state to packages of 10, 15 and 25 kilos of product. The law was said to help preserve the health of construction workers which have to carry cement bags, as the usual 50 kilogram standard ...

06

Feb 2020
DS Smith's sales of paper for shopping bags increases 400% in three year

Demand for paper bags is forecast to experience solid growth [PAID=] The company reported that last year alone its Kemsley Paper Mill – the largest paper recycling mill in the UK – supplied enough ...

24

Jan 2020
Hannaford supermarkets start charging customers for paper bags

The fee is split between the county and the state Similarly to Price Chopper and Market32, Hannaford supermarkets will charge customers 5 cents for paper bags beginning March 1, the day a statewide ...

08

Jan 2020
Jakarta to ban single-use plastic bags

Paper bag use and other alternatives are encouraged as part of the new regulation The government of Jakarta has signed a regulation concerning the ban of single use plastic bags from traditional ...

07

Jan 2020
Jack’s Group of Companies switches to paper bags

The stores did so ahead of a ban on plastic bags in Fiji The Jack’s Group of Companies, operating in Fiji, have switched to paper bags and reusable bags, in anticipation of a ban on the use of plastic ...

06

Jan 2020
Portugal: Lidl stops selling plastic bags in 2020

The company is turning to recycled materials and FSC-certified virgin pulp [PAID=]Lidl Portugal has decided to eliminate the sale of plastic bags for transportation of products purchased at its stores ...

21

Nov 2019
US: New York County imposes new tax on paper bags

The Tompkins county wants to incentive consumers to use reusable bags The county of Tompkins, in the State of New York, has passed a local law that will impose a USD 0.05 per bag fee on paper carryout ...

19

Nov 2019
Finisterre launches biodegradable paper bags

The company’s new bags are water soluble and non-toxic to marine life Finisterre has introduced new types of bags which are recyclable, biodegradable and water soluble over the past month, with their ...

15

Nov 2019
Canadian liquor stores to switch plastic bags for paper

The bags will be provided by Bulldog Bag and will contain a minimum of 40 percent of recycled materials Liquor stores in British Columbia, Canada, are ditching plastic bags from its stores, with Bulldog ...

11

Nov 2019
UK retailer launches grass paper bags

The initiative is part of Weird Fish’s new sustainability program Weird Fish, a retailer in the UK, has introduced eco-friendly grass paper carrier bags throughout its store portfolio as part of its ...

05

Nov 2019
Uniqlo to launch new paper bags at Australian locations

The company’s initiatives coincides with a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags Uniqlo will be switching from plastic bags to paper bags later in November, across its Australian locations, reports ...

05

Nov 2019
Fnac switches to illustrated paper bags in Portugal

The company will phase out the distribution of plastic bags at its Portuguese stores [PAID=]Fnac is rolling out new sustainable paper bags at its Portuguese stores, as it aims to progressively phase ...

04

Nov 2019
Tesco’s bakeries switch to paper bags

The company is launching a new sustainable packaging initiative Tesco will be switching the bags available in its bakery sections from plastic to paper ones, as part of its pledge to remove a billion ...

21

Oct 2019
Russia to ban plastic bags from 2024

Paper, biodegradable plastic and reusable cloth bags are set to be offered as alternatives [PAID=] Russia seeks to lower its production of plastic bag, even considering completely stopping its manufacture ...

14

Aug 2019
Plásticos Juncaril receives funds to produce paper bags

... Fund to Plásticos Juncaril in order to diversify its product offer by introducing new machinery in order to manufacture paper bags, reports 20 Minutos. The company usually produces plastic bags, but ...

08

Aug 2019
Canada: Stores in British Columbia switch to paper bags

The liquor stores in the region are looking for bags that meet their requirements Liquor stores in British Columbia, Canada, are switching to heavy duty paper bags, now aiming to replace the roughly ...

28

Jun 2019
Boots replaces plastic bags with paper-based ones

The paper bags are manufactured in the UK, and are made from FSC recycled paper Boots has switched to offering consumers paper bags to carry their purchases, eliminating around 40 million plastic ...

25

Jun 2019
Maine to ban single-use plastic bags in 2020

Paper bags are pointed as a solid alternative Maine has become the fourth state in the US to ban single-use plastic bags, and the newly signed legislation will take effect on April 22, 2020, to ...

10

Jun 2019
Sainsbury’s replacing plastic bags with paper ones

The company will ditch the plastic bags to hold loose fruit, vegetable and bakery products Sainsbury’s will be the first supermarket in the UK to replace its plastic bags for loose fruit, vegetable ...

06

Jun 2019
Cimencam produces first bags of white cement

The product will be commercialized under the name “SUBLIM” Cimencam’s Country CEO in Cameroon, Benoit Galichet, announced via social media that the company has produced its first bags of white cement. ...

15

May 2019
Tanzania bans plastic bags, teaches future entrepreneurs to produce alternatives

Students are being taught how to make bags from materials such as paper, cotton, and banana leaves A college in Arusha, Tanzania, has started training entrepreneurs on simple technologies to make ...

13

Feb 2019
Bolivian builders want smaller cement bags

Health concerns over heavy weight lifting prompt call Builders request smaller cement bags in Bolivia, reports Los Tiempos. The Bolivian Confederation of Builders requested cement to be distributed in ...

06

Nov 2018
Mondi Bags closing plant in Louisville

The closure should be complete by the end of the year Mondi Bags USA, an affiliate of Mondi, will close its south Louisville plant at 6820 Enterprise Drive, reports Courier Journal. The company ...

30

Oct 2018
H&M switches from plastic to paper bags

Stores in the UK will only have paper bags starting December H&M will be ditching plastic bags altogether to make paper bags the norm, reports Retail Gazette. The UK arm of the retailer will be ...

23

Oct 2018
GICA subsidiary cancels tender on cement paper bags

Local traders caught by surprise with the decision [PAID=]GICA subsidiary cancels tender for cement paper bags, reports Bourse DZ. Cement Company of Ain-Touta, a subsidiary of Algerian cement maker GICA ...

19

Oct 2018
Mondi to cease production of industrial bags in Austria

The company will be shifting its focus to other productions Mondi is stopping production of industrial bags at its site in Zeltweg, Austria, by the end of the year, in order to focus on production ...

08

Oct 2018
Hannaford Supermarkets charging fee for paper grocery bags

... reusable bags to the checkout lane. "Both manufacturing and transportation costs are significantly higher for paper bags, and trucks burn a lot of fossil fuel," said Michael Norton, Hannaford spokesman. ...

04

Sep 2018
KVIC develops new carry bags from paper and plastic waste

The company cut production costs through a new production method The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has developed in-house paper carry bags by mixing plastic waste with paper pulp, ...

08

Aug 2018
Mondi Group acquires Suez Bags

The company has been acquiring assets in Egypt Mondi confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of a control position in Suez Bags for EGP 26.01 per share, which implies an equity value of ...

30

Jul 2018
Segheza Group initiates production of bags using own output

The company used to source its material for packaging outer layer from foreign suppliers [PAID=] The Segezha Group produced a batch of three-layer bags with its own production at Segezha PPM for ...

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