Decoding sustainability of abrasive paper backings
COFFEE TALKS – INTERVIEW #2
Let’s see how we go concretely about sustainability for abrasive paper backings!
In this coffee talk our expert in Circular Economy and LCA, Natasha, will make paper claims more comprehensive and help to understand how those can apply to abrasive papers more specifically. What does sustainable abrasive paper backings mean? How can it support the abrasives sector and improve the overall sustainability performance of the supply-chain?
A look at how we become a more sustainable partner for the supply-chain and reduce our carbon footprint thanks to our way of selecting materials, manufacturing and initiatives on LCA.
We'll clear up some claims* about circular economy, in particular relative to renewable raw materials and possibilities for making the papers more sustainable, ie. by using FSC™ claims, recycled contents our bio-based materials.
*Abrasives and their packaging are also subject to legislation that requires to be "sustainable" or "recyclable", etc. We can usefully share some of the knowledge we have on these notions applied to paper.
Special participants' bonus
By attending the Ask ME Anything sessions (AMA), you will receive a "Green Claim" guide dedicated to abrasive paper backings + a checklist to help you check your claim is valid.
Don't hesitate to come and discover our Green Guide Book and how Arches treat the sustainability.
Natasha Chorlton, Manager, Circular Economy and Recyclability
“Sustainability allows us to unlock the full potential of fiber-based products”
With a degree in environmental science I started my career in ecology and then fiber-based packaging. Working for a recycler as a Packaging and Recycling Business Consultant assessing the recyclability of packaging allowed me to deepen my understanding of packaging design for recycling and how to test recyclability in real industrial settings.
My mission today is to make Ahlstrom part of the transition to a circular economy working on e.g. recycled content, reducing and preventing waste, improving and testing the end of life of our products, circular design and public affairs.
About the Coffee Talks…
Did you enjoy our Coffee Breaks? If you did, you're going to love the Coffee Talks…
Our show host Estelle Seibert (Abrasive Marketing Manager) is addressing topics that you choose during a series of fascinating, interactive two-stage events : first an interview with some experts, followed up by a discussion session (The Ask Me Anything session) when you will be able to ask all your questions.
This collective reflection is a chance to develop new ideas and add a touch of innovation to your product range.
Check out the full program