Tag Archives: environmental footprint

Metsä Group’s Kuura textile fibre gained important recognition in sustainability matters

Kuura textile fibre, which is made out of softwood pulp from the Äänekoski bioproduct mill, received a ‘Green Shirt’ rating based on the evaluation arranged by not-for-profit environmental organization Canopy. Their annual Hot Button Ranking is a well-established tool used in the global textile and fashion industries to assess the sustainability of wood-based textile fibers. […]

Metsä Group’s Kuura textile fiber gained important recognition in sustainability matters

Kuura textile fiber, which is made from Metsä Group’s softwood pulp, received a ‘Green Shirt’ rating based on the evaluation arranged by not-for-profit environmental organization Canopy. Their annual Hot Button Ranking is a well-established tool used in the global textile and fashion industries to assess the sustainability of wood-based textile fibers.   Metsä Group’s Kuura […]

Lecta: efficient, responsible water management as a priority

Water is essential in the pulp and paper industry, so Lecta prioritizes the efficient use of this valuable natural resource. Lecta’s mills have a high water recycling rate, and the amount discharged is almost equal to the intake. Even though outlet water is within regulated legal limits, Lecta continues to work on improving water quality […]

New Leaf Paper acquires Arnold Grummer’s

New Leaf Paper, Inc has acquired Arnold Grummer’s LLC. The Wisconsin-based company distributes nationwide as the preferred supplier of hand papermaking kits. Arnold Grummer’s will remain in Wisconsin, with headquarters moving to New Leaf Paper in Appleton. Oversight of Arnold Grummer’s will move forward with Paul Bradshaw as President and Sabrina Schwietzer as Executive Vice […]

Walmart takes step towards sustainability by transitioning to cardboard packaging

Walmart, one of the world’s largest retailers, has announced a significant shift towards cardboard packaging as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. The company aims to reduce waste and promote environmental consciousness by embracing cardboard as a more eco-friendly alternative for packaging its online orders. In an effort to minimize the amount of cardboard used in […]