News Sponsored by

of the lunch break in terms of enhancing employee well-being and improving morale while also boosting productivity.

Kevin added: “The Tork brand pledges to be there for our customers and help them think ahead as they focus on their businesses. The Take Back the Lunch Break campaign aims to provide important insights into two of our customer segments – offices and restaurants – in a bid to improve workplace productivity and increase traffic in local restaurants.”

Essity highlights sustainability at

Tissue World Milan The sustainability credentials of Tork manufacturer Essity were recognised with a prestigious award at Tissue World Milan.

The company won the award for Most Energy Aware Mill for its facility in Lucca, Italy, at the event in March.

Kevin Starr, Essity’s Country Manager, said: “We received this accolade for the extensive energy-saving programmes we have in place at Lucca, and for our strategic commitment to long-term CO2 reductions. We were also recognised for our determination to reach the highest certifications and accreditations for sustainability.”

Essity also won the Best Tissue Marketing Strategy award for its US-based Take Back the Lunch Break campaign. The aim of the campaign is to highlight the importance

Churchill reduce single-use plastics

Support services provider, Churchill Group, is set to dramatically reduce its single-use plastic consumption by introducing a range of recyclable cleaning products.

The new products, developed in partnership with Jangro, replace Churchill’s top five cleaning products and debuted at The Cleaning Show 2019 in London. The change will see almost 60,000 plastic containers eliminated from Churchill’s operations in the first year, with that figure set to increase as more products are introduced into the operation.

The new, 100% sustainable products include glass, hard surface, and washroom cleaners, descaler and floor maintainer. Their unique recyclable packaging, which the Churchill and Jangro team co-created, house biodegradable

12 | WHAT’S NEW?

Sustainability was a particular focus of this year’s Tissue World Milan. Agnes Gehot, Deputy Event Director at Tissue World and Asian Paper said: “Essity submitted initiatives that truly show leadership in this area. We

congratulate them for both awards and hope this will be an inspiration to everyone in the tissue industry to have sustainability as a priority for the future.”

Essity is committed to developing sustainable solutions that promote well-being, reduce consumption and promote a circular society. One of Essity’s most recent pioneering circularity initiatives is Tork PaperCircle, the world’s first recycling service for paper hand towels.

Used paper hand towels are collected from companies’ premises and taken to local recycling centres where they are turned into other tissue products. The service – currently being trialled in four European countries, but not yet available in the UK – enables customers to reduce their environmental footprint by 40% compared with current waste handling options.

and phosphate-free sachets. In addition to a reduction in plastic, the sachets also require less water to use effectively and are able to be transported more efficiently, further reducing Churchill’s footprint.

This innovation is the first step in Churchill’s environmental impact charter, where it is driving other industry-first initiatives to drive the FM sector to consider its impact on the planet.

Joel Briggs, Group Managing Director of Churchill, commented: “This market-leading range of sustainable cleaning consumables demonstrates Churchill’s commitment to positive change. We are proud to work with our long-standing partner Jangro on this innovation.”

Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68