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New use for paper industry’s sludge and fly ash in plastics

New use for paper industry’s sludge and fly ash in plastics

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland examined, as part of the EU's Reffibre project, whether new industrial applications could be developed for various types of sludge and fly ash generated by the paper and board industry. Laboratory tests showed that these side streams can replace up to 50% of oil-based polypropylene. They can be used as a raw material in plastic composites made using injection moulding and extrusion.

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U of M’s CFANS and CSE to partner on bio-based industry projects

U of M’s CFANS and CSE to partner on bio-based industry projects

Researchers from the U of M have joined a national consortia seeking to address key challenges in energy-intensive manufacturing process industries. Teams within the U's ...

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New circular material with industrial symbiosis in focus

New circular material with industrial symbiosis in focus

The research project 'Paper mill for textile recycling in the circular economy framework (Circular Fibres)' looked at sustainability of a new paper manufacturing concept ...

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Paper, not plastic: Leveraging microbial genes to make greener materials

Paper, not plastic: Leveraging microbial genes to make greener materials

A research project led by Professor Emma Master (ChemE) aims to develop a new generation of sustainable, wood-derived materials for a wide range of everyday applications,...

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BillerudKorsnäs explores new technologies – launches full scale tests adding MFC to its paperboard

BillerudKorsnäs explores new technologies – launches full scale tests adding MFC to its paperboard

After promising initial tests, BillerudKorsnäs is now moving ahead with full scale trials adding microfibrillated cellulose, MFC, to its paperboard products. The initiati...

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Spinnova Rolls Out Wood-Based Fiber

Spinnova Rolls Out Wood-Based Fiber

Spinnova Ltd., a Finnish start-up "cleantech" company, has introduced a new technology to turn wood fibers directly into yarn without complex chemical processes.

The wood ...

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Kéan Coffee to support the reCUP, a new paper coffee cup, engineered for recyclability

Kéan Coffee to support the reCUP, a new paper coffee cup, engineered for recyclability

Coffeehouse leader in sustainability to address the paper cup recycling issue for Orange County, and as a model for the coffeehouse trade globally

Costa Mesa, California –...

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Increased interest in product safety and material in contact with foodstuffs

Increased interest in product safety and material in contact with foodstuffs

The interest in product safety and material in contact with foodstuffs is increasing every year. We have talked to one of our experts, Kai-Yee Thim, about our work and th...

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Asia Pulp & Paper's Strategic Partner, Charta Global Expands its Foopak TM Line With New Bio Degradable Cup Stock & Baking Papers

Asia Pulp & Paper's Strategic Partner, Charta Global Expands its Foopak TM Line With New Bio Degradable Cup Stock & Baking Papers

Anaheim, CA, November 15, 2016 – Charta Global, provider of office and graphical papers, food grade and packaging boards for North and South America and strategic partner ...

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