Drinking from her Contigo reusable coffee mug, tested and approved by the GH Institute, Good Housekeeping Deputy Editor and Good Housekeeping Institute Director Laurie Jennings does more than just talk the sustainability talk; she is developing the first annual Green Summit, to be hosted at Hearst Tower on November 8. As a consumer-advocacy publication for more than 130 years, the team at Good Housekeeping decided now was the time to plan Raising the Green Bar: Your Roadmap to Sustainability & Success because of an increased interest from its readership in sustainability and a growing concern for the environment. “Three years ago, when we asked consumers if a product was green would it make them more likely to buy it, the answer was ‘not really’,” Jennings says. “Now, more and more, there is a big resounding ‘yes–green matters’ response to that question.” Click Read More below for additional information.
Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s largest paper-product manufacturers, is working to scale up a patented technology to recover material from food-soiled packaging.
Georgia-Pacific plans to launch a demonstration plant for its Juno technology at its Toledo, Ore. containerboard factory, near the city of Newport on the Oregon coast.
“This is a new, innovative process we’ve been working on for a while,” Julie Turner Davis, director of public affairs and communications for GP Packaging and Cellulose, told Resource Recycling. “We are excited that we are making good progress on it.”
The Juno technology isn’t focused on bales of residential mixed paper, for which there are constrained end markets after China decided to halt imports. Instead, the technology is aimed at difficult fiber streams, such as paper food packaging from commercial sources, including airports, fast food restaurants, stadiums, amusement parks and others, Davis said.
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