Environment

Smurfit Kappa has announced a significant investment of Euro 11.5 million in its Zülpich paper mill in Germany, which will fund a fuel conversion project aimed at significantly reducing the plant’s CO2 emissions. The plant currently produces approximately 500,000 tonnes of paper annually.

Keta Kosman, Publisher of Madison’s Lumber Reporter, monitors lumber prices every day. She thinks we are in a new era for the economy. In the 1950s, there was much infrastructure building, it was all a huge boom for the economy for two decades. We're in a similar situation right now, she says. The U.S. administration i...

Russ Taylor, president of British Columbia based Russ Taylor Global, says that high prices cure high prices. High lumber prices will eventually reduce demand and increase supply – high prices scare people away. He is confident the prices for lumber will start to settle down, but at higher levels than we have ever seen ...

Lessebo Paper has launched their environmental declaration for year 2021, based on 2020s data, and reports a continuous decrease of CO2 emissions. The production of pulp and paper emits only 19 kg CO2 per tonne of finished product, resulting in a decrease of 14% compared to last year’s historically low CO2 figure.

In 2021 Reno De Medici (RDM) Group’s Italian plants will purchase electricity from renewable sources only. RDM Group reinforces its commitment to an energy policy based on the use of renewable sources, increasing the energy efficiency of production activities and modernizing industrial processes to make them sustain...

Spring sowing works have started in the largest nurseries of JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM). LVM Mazsili, Strenči nurseries, as well as Podiņi tree nursery, which was expanded last year, have been actively sowing seeds of forest seedlings.

Zero-emissions goal emphasizes Enviva’s mission to fight climate change, pledging to become carbon neutral and use 100% renewable energy in its operations.