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Michigan Paper Mill Finds New Solution for Residuals

by Marissa Heffernan
Article

Collaboration between an industry group and several Michigan organizations helped Great Lakes Tissue think outside the carton when it comes to its use of recycled material.

Michigan-based Great Lakes Tissue teamed up with the Carton Council of North America, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) to purchase new equipment that cuts down the amount of residuals generated by the toilet paper and tissue manufacturer.

Tetra Pak Collaborates With Mycorena on Ground-Breaking Alternative Proteins Plant

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Utilises innovative food fermentation, a game-changing technology, with the potential to help build a more resilient and sustainable global food system.

Press Release

Utilises innovative food fermentation, a game-changing technology, with the potential to help build a more resilient and sustainable global food system.

Tetra Pak Unites With Start-Ups, Tech Companies and Academia To Accelerate Innovation for the Future of Food

Cutting edge start-ups, technology companies and universities join hands with Tetra Pak to tackle challenges and unlock new opportunities for the Food & Beverage industry.
Press Release

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of the United Nations World Food Safety Day Tetra Pak announced its new set of research collaborations and programmes to further accelerate efforts to address challenges facing food systems worldwide.

Tetra Pak Tests an Industry-First: A Fibre-Based Barrier To Replace the Aluminium Layer

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Marking a breakthrough in the company’s journey towards a fully renewable aseptic package, this innovative fibre-based material substitutes the aluminium layer, with the ambition of reducing the carbon footprint while making the post-consumer cartons more attractive for recyclers.

Press Release

Marking a breakthrough in the company’s journey towards a fully renewable aseptic package, this innovative fibre-based material substitutes the aluminium layer, with the ambition of reducing the carbon footprint while making the post-consumer cartons more attractive for recyclers.

Tetra Pak US and Canada Appoints Eric Harris as Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs

Press Release

DENTON, Texas, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak today announced that Eric Harris has been named Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs for Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada. Harris is a seasoned policy and sustainability leader with deep expertise in recycling, having held previous positions at the Recycling Partnership and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

Tetra Pak Launches Pioneering Initiative To Help Restore Biodiversity and Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change

Goal is to restore at least 7,000 hectares – equivalent to 9,800 football pitches – of the Atlantic Forest in Brazil by 2030
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  • The Araucaria Conservation Programme is the industry’s first nature-based initiative, focused on the restoration of degraded rural land using native species and providing benefits for both local communities and flora and fauna in the region
  • The initiative, when operational, will also contribute to Tetra Pak’s commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations by 2030 – within the same timeframe, the company is also set to reach -46% GHG reduction across the value chain, in line with the 1.5°C path
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  • The Araucaria Conservation Programme is the industry’s first nature-based initiative, focused on the restoration of degraded rural land using native species and providing benefits for both local communities and flora and fauna in the region
  • The initiative, when operational, will also contribute to Tetra Pak’s commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations by 2030 – within the same timeframe, the company is also set to reach -46% GHG reduction across the value chain, in line with the 1.5°C path

Tetra Pak Invests in Four New Recycling Facilities, Enabling Global Carton Packaging Recycling to Exceed Fifty Billion a Year

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Once fully operational, the latest recycling solutions in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine and Australia are expected to recycle up to 45,000 tonnes of post-consumer carton packages, or over 1.4 billion pack units1, ensuring all components are given a new lease of life.

Why Brands Should Consider These Tips When Developing Sustainability Messaging for Packaging

By Angela Peterson | Communications Manager, Tetra Pak US & Canada
Blog

There’s often no better place than a product’s packaging to share sustainability or “green” commitments or information with consumers. But frequently, the challenge for brands is how to optimize this valuable “real estate” in a way that’s meaningful and valuable to consumers, while also ensuring what they share is credible. To ensure your brand is not misleading customers on all-things-green, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers the Green Guides.

Recyclability vs Recycling Infrastructure: How to Engage Stakeholders and Align Solutions

Date/Time: January 18, 2022 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT)
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Companies are innovating at an unprecedented speed to offer products that are more sustainable and provide greater value to customers. For businesses to be truly sustainable, they must look beyond the immediate use of products and understand the full lifecycle of their impact. Considering how innovations will be received by existing and future infrastructure is the key to designing for the future.

How COVID Has Affected Our Priorities

By Pedro Gonçalves
Article

The COVID-19 pandemic reprioritized all aspects of our lives. We’re spending more time at home –– and when we venture out of the home, we are seeking experiences that feel safe. We’re more concerned than ever about our impact on the environment — and changing our habits because of it. We’re focusing on our health — and taking more control over what that looks like.

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