The Circular Economy

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The Circular Economy

Essity contributes to and drives a more circular society. We take a life cycle approach and promote resource efficiency in relation to production, products, services and innovations. Essity initiates partnerships and solutions to minimize waste, find alternative uses and/or create new resources from raw materials to end of use. 

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Infographic | European Parliament Recognizes Essity for Unique Recycling Service
Tork PaperCircle, from Essity and its global brand in professional hygiene, Tork, is the world’s first recycling service for paper hand towels. On October 18, 2017, the service was recognized at the European Paper Recycling Awards in the European Parliament. ...
Nov 30, 2017 9:15 AM ET
A Plastic Bench as a Lesson in Recycling
A bench created from 500 pounds of recycled plastic caps collected by Essity and Fairview 4H Club members, and sorted by the 4H Club, was recently dedicated to Outagamie County Parks (placed next to the Newton Blackmour State Trail) and in the Village of Black Creek, Wisconsin. Essity, the leading global hygiene and health company with local operations in Neenah and Menasha Wisconsin,...
Aug 3, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Alabama Tissue Site Uses Waste to Help Farmers Grow Crops
How can a paper mill help farmers to maintain healthy soil? By making papermaking residuals available to improve the health of soil. SCA in Barton, Alabama, has started to provide a soil improver made from its residual solids. Nearby farmers have begun using the substance to improve the soil quality for growing crops. It’s a win-win: farmers improve their crops and SCA sends less solids...
Dec 22, 2016 9:15 AM ET
SCA Donates Wood Pallets to Help Heat Greenwich Public Works Building
Every day, SCA’s converting facility in Greenwich, NY, receives shipments of giant paper rolls for converting to SCA products, like napkins, towels and bath tissue. The rolls are supported by wood pallets to keep them stable inside the tractor trailer. Prior to the winter of 2015, once the materials were offloaded inside, the pallets went unused, sitting in an ever-growing pile outside the...
Dec 21, 2016 9:35 AM ET
SCA Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation CE100 Program
Originally posted on (formerly SCA)
Oct 10, 2016 9:50 AM ET