The Covid-19 pandemic did have some silver linings. For the apprentices at our Skills Centres, it inspired the creation of a new business to supply reusable cloth masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in South Africa.
With innovation and ingenuity, we're making our mills eco-effective—reducing waste, emissions and maximising material and resource use at every opportunity. This story brings you on a European tour of some of our eco-effective energy actions in 2021.
Gratkorn Mill in Austria has partnered with local energy provider Bioenergie Wärmeservice GmbH (BWS) to supply industrial waste heat generated by the mill’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant to Energie Graz for the next 20 years.
Scaling-up our functional paper business is at the core of Sappi’s strategy to support a more circular economy. Investments made at Alfeld Mill in Germany starting in 2021 enable us to bring these circular functional papers to more of our European customers.