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Environment

EU plans to ban certain plastic bags by 2020

15 Jan 2014

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The most hazardous plastics and certain plastic bags should be banned by 2020, as part of an EU strategy to reduce plastic waste in the environment, says the European Parliament in a resolution voted on 14 January 2014. The EU should also introduce binding plastic waste recycling targets, MEPs add.
In its call for action further [...]

Analysis

Aluminium prices volatile

20 Sep 2013

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The past 15 months have seen a continuation of volatility in aluminium market prices, viagra cialis with prices increasing from USD1843 per tonne in August 2012, decease cialis to a high of USD2087 per tonne in December 2012, to current prices of around USD1842 per tonne.
At current market prices, visiongain estimates [...]

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9 Sep 2013

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Environment

Making money from waste plastics

12 Mar 2013

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The whole planet is trying to find sustainable solutions for the future and the spotlight is currently on waste management and ways of using rubbish as a resource and valuable commodity rather than landfill. In fact in some regions landfill mining is taking place.  The drivers are diminishing resources, thumb the environmental aspects of [...]

Industry Awards

Five awards for Mondi

23 Nov 2012

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In the last ten days, Mondi’s focus on sustainability has received public recognition in the form of five awards – from WWF International and Pulp and Paper International (PPI). These awards are a demonstration of Mondi’s ongoing commitment to sustainability including its environmental, risk and safety management.
Mondi, the international packaging and paper group, has [...]

Corporate

Wal Mart warns suppliers to comply with sustainability rules

30 Oct 2012

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Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world, has warned suppliers that if they do not complain with the company’s sustainability rules then they may no longer do business with them.  Whereas the company says on one hand the rules are voluntary it also says that it may cease buying from companies that fail to comply. [...]

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