Smurfit Kappa celebrates 10 years of sustainability excellence
Paper-based packaging company Smurfit Kappa has celebrated a "decade of excellence" in sustainability achievements, which have placed the firm well on-track to supersede its 2020 target to slash emissions by a quarter.
The story of Roermond: How Smurfit Kappa is making the circular economy a reality
Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa invites edie on a behind-the-scenes tour of its pioneering zero-waste paper mill in the Netherlands, which stands as an exemplar of the firm's global circular economy ambitions.
Starbucks tests (genuinely) recyclable coffee cup
Starbucks is "very interested" in the potential outcome of a new collaborative partnership with sustainable packaging company FrugalPac, which will see the coffee shop chain trial a recyclable coffee cup made from 100% paper.
Hugh's war on waste: Coffee companies targeted over 'misleading' single-use cups
Celebrity TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has called on major coffee companies Costa and Starbucks to 'wake up and smell the waste', after accusing them of misleading the public over recyclable, single-use cups.
Waitrose turns grass into egg boxes
Waitrose has given the humble egg box a green makeover with the launch of a revolutionary new packaging material made from ryegrass and paper.
Aylesford Newsprint goes into administration
Aylesford Newsprint, a paper manufacturer which specialises in recycling paper for reuse as newsprint, has gone into administration.
Circular Economy Snapshot: Micro-organisation
Unlock the potential of the circular economy for your business. The edie Circular Economy Snapshots offer businesses of all sizes an outline of the specific opportunities, challenges and tools needed in order to deliver the benefits of a more circular business model.
White Paper on the changes to ISO 9001
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO/DIS 9001:2014 in May of this year.
Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment
This handbook is a free practical tool that allows sustainability professionals to assess a product's entire lifecycle, scan their supply chains for risks and improvement opportunities and improve sustainable product development, reporting and communication.