#SmurfitKappa has launched a new range of imaginative and eco friendly toys that are made completely from #paper. With consumers trying to make more sustainable choices in every aspect of their lives – including what they put into their children’s toy boxes – Smurfit Kappa explored how it could apply its expertise in design and paper to offer a solution. The ekolife range provides shoppers with a sustainable alternative to the vast amounts of non-recyclable toys that flood th
#SmurfitKappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable #packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages. The innovative new corrugated range eliminates the need for single use plastic and is 100% recyclable, renewable and biodegradable. The Smurfit Kappa #GreenClip product is an alternative for the plastic rings which are commonly used to group six packs of cans. With harrowing images of marine life entangled in plastic rings surfacing in the media all the time,
#SmurfitKappa has completed a successful testing session of a fully electric truck, representing a further step in its sustainability journey. The #Interreg eGreen LastMile project involves the roll out of seven 100% #electric #trucks in the German-Dutch border area. The trucks, which can be charged quickly, will significantly minimise CO2 emissions. Earlier this year, Smurfit Kappa reported a relative reduction in fossil CO2emissions by 29% compared to its baseline year, 200
#SmurfitKappa is making significant progress in its journey towards becoming a fully #sustainable and #circular business, according to its latest Sustainable Development Report (SDR) which has just been published. The company reached a number of key milestones throughout 2018 including the launch of its #BetterPlanetPackaging initiative which seeks to reduce packaging waste by creating more sustainable packaging solutions through design, innovation and recycling capabilities.
#SmurfitKappa has joined forces with prize winning offshore racing sailor, #TomDolan, to raise awareness of its #BetterPlanetPackaging initiative. Like Smurfit Kappa, Tom and his crew are committed to circularity and operate a closed loop system on board to reuse, recover and recycle as much as possible. Some of the commitments they have made include banning the use of single use plastics on their Figaro 3 boat and reducing their carbon footprint. Collaborating with new partn
#SmurfitKappa re-committed its pledge on #InternationalDayofForests to its sustainable sourcing policy which ensures that all wood supplied to its virgin #paper mills meets the highest sustainability standards. The company, whose wood comes from managed forests as opposed to primary forest, manages forest holdings in several countries and plants 3.5 million trees annually. Since announced by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012, International Day of Forests aims to rai