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An alliance of CEOs and leading figures from large businesses in the Nordic region, have met with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries in Reykjavik to discuss collaborative approaches to managing the challenges of sustainability... Read more

Hasbro has announced the expansion of it toy and game recycling program to France and Germany, with plans to launch in Brazil later in the year. Through the program, consumers can send Hasbro toys and games to TerraCycle, a global product... Read more

Polish company Biotrem is paving the way for a new wave in the development of waste-free products with the invention of edible plates and cutlery. Made entirely of vegetable products, such as wheat bran, the dishes are edible and biodegradable in... Read more

Smart building technology and innovative electrification solutions have made the once traditional Generali Arena at FK Austria Vienna a modern sporting showcase for connected, safe and energy efficient spaces... Read more

It has been 35 years since the first instance of what we now think of as additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing. Lauded for its rapid production speed and minimal waste, the process is becoming a staple of product prototyping. However, there... Read more

UDP Renewables has officially powered up its new Scythia-Solar-2 power park in Melitopol, in the Zaporizhia region of southeastern Ukraine. The project is the second phase of a 46 MW solar project in the region. Read more

With the impact of climate change being felt and consumer awareness at an all time high, it is important that product packaging has as little environmental impact as possible throughout its lifespan. Packaging materials have a large impact on how... Read more

A new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed the top ten emerging technologies that have the potential to positively disrupt our economy in 2019. Here Sophie Hand, UK country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation... Read more

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks. Working together with Samsung SDI, Volvo Group aims to accelerate the speed of development and strengthen the long-term... Read more

Swedish sustainable packaging company BillerudKorsnäs, together with the Paper Straw Co, has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend paper straw. The straw is designed for use with individual drink cartons such as juice, milk and water. There... Read more

As a large buyer of grain, Fazer acknowledges its responsibility to develop sustainable grain cultivation. Fazer has, in cooperation with farmers, crafted a Grain Vision and ten principles of sustainable farming to implement it... Read more

Industrial packaging products and services company Greif has announced that its steel drum plant in Cologne has successfully completed the Together for Sustainability (TfS) audit with a score of 98%... Read more

Neste, a major producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, and plastics, chemicals and refining firm LyondellBasell have jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at... Read more

Croda International has been named the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Company of the Year, as well as winning the CIA Environmental Leadership Award. Read more

A partnership between BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) along with Solidaridad, a civil society organisation, will work to promote the use and production of sustainable palm oil and derivatives in... Read more

The trend towards eco-friendly green products is increasingly applying to the home care and cleaning products industry. Ecovia Intelligence, a specialist research, consulting and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries... Read more

At this year’s Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition, the technology group Wärtsilä will be highlighting its development work on a smart concept for onboard water and waste systems. Read more

The EU's Horizon 2020 has granted €5.9-million for the continued development of a patented alumina technology. The technology is co-owned by Nordic Mining and Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) and patented in Norway, Russia, Denmark and the US... Read more

In the face of the increasingly publicised effects of biocides upon biodiversity and, along with it, our climate, Houghton International is undertaking a renewed push for companies to embrace FluidWorker... Read more

On Saturday, Elkem Iceland celebrated its 40th birthday. The facility, located 40 km outside Reykjavik in the town of Akranes is one of the world's largest ferrosilicon plants and is focused on the production of sustainable, high quality... Read more

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