Last month, Indonesia reported it would use ISRI’s specifications for recovered paper, but the nation continues to develop new quality standards for inbound shipments.
The plant, projected to open in 2022, is expected to produce 1,000 tons of packing paper a day and will depend solely on 100 percent recycled fiber.
Recycling industry experts discuss the factors they believe will help drive paper and plastic markets in the years ahead.
Smurfit Kappa's director of innovation on sustainability and packaging discusses what needs to happen to take sustainable packaging design further.
The measure would ban lightweight plastic bags and non-recyclable paper bags and add a 15-cent fee on recyclable paper bags and thicker plastic bags.
The report underscores the objectives behind China’s policies and the impact the regulations have had on China.