Court upholds opt-in rules for advertising flyers in Amsterdam

04 Oct 2021 − As the first Dutch city, Amsterdam introduced an opt-in system for advertising flyers in 2018 in an attempt to reduce paper waste. Two associations sued the city council - and lost.» more


UPM shuts down Shotton newsprint mill for good

01 Oct 2021 − The mill's new owner Eren Paper plans to convert and expand the Shotton mill to produce recycled corrugated case material, corrugated board. » more

Metsä Tissue plans new tissue mill in the UK

01 Oct 2021 − Metsä Tissue, the tissue paper business of forest industry group Metsä Group, is planning to invest in a new tissue mill with a capacity of 240.000 tpy in the UK. » more

An uncertain future for Vipap Videm as recapitalisation proposal fails

29 Sep 2021 − Production at Slovenia's newsprint manufacturer has been down since mid-July.» more


Envelope and shipping bag paper prices rise in Germany

28 Sep 2021 − After a slight summer lull, supply is scarce on the market for envelope and shipping bag paper in Germany. Prices for both primary fibre and recycled grades are poised to go up again.» more

Volga to convert newsprint machine to packaging paper production

27 Sep 2021 − Russia's Volga Pulp and Paper Mill will convert its PM 6, which was originally designed for newsprint, to the production of packaging paper.» more

Fibre Excellence starts installing new biomass turbine

24 Sep 2021 − A new beginning for Fibre Excellence's pulp in Tarascon: After the takeover by Paper Excellence, the company has changed its name and kicked off its modernisation.» more