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Stora Enso's podcast looks at the opportunities we can create from renewable materials. Global megatrends are driving consumer and customer demand, and our future. How do renewable materials fit in this changing world? With a panel of expert guests we invite you into a lively conversation on a series of subjects close to our heart.
How can we approach packaging in a sustainable way, as the consumer craving for food on-the-go rises? What are the implications? As people continue to move into the cities, how can we help meet the world's demand for sustainable housing? What biomaterials come from a tree, and what can you do with them? Can you really make clothes from a tree? Stora Enso's host Colm O'Callaghan meets and discusses these and other interesting topics with a variety of guests.
The switch from plastic to environmentally friendly materials is a complex challenge – particularly in the area of single-use items – and is not necessarily solved by one solution. In this episode, we look at the differing views on single-use and multi-use, with a special focus on food service items, such as paper cups.
Companies can have a critical role in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals goals, but are they ambitious enough or are they just “rainbow washing” – using the SDGs as colorful logos with no meaningful action? Listen to our latest podcast to find out what the experts say.
Adult incontinence is very common but the stigma around it means that there’s not so much talk about it. Why is that, and what consequences does this have for the development of better and more sustainable incontinence care products? Listen to what the experts have to say about this.
The life cycle of wood has other benefits besides sustainable use of materials: when wood is used for construction, wood can increase the well-being of people spending time in the surroundings.
Business and human rights - a combination that has not always had a very positive cling to it. But the landscape is changing.
11% of the world’s energy-related CO2 emissions come from construction, an industry also struggling with material efficiency. Digitalisation and other technological innovations, along with wooden building materials, could help transform the industry into a circular and sustainable one.
Biodiversity loss at global level is considered potentially catastrophic. What does biodiversity mean and why is it important? How serious a problem is biodiversity loss and what is being done in the forest sector?
What do you think about when you hear “environmentally friendly packaging"? In the latest episode of our podcast “Renewable future”, we have a look at the results from a recent study of how consumers perceive liquid packaging.
Do single-use disposable items have a future at all? Listen to our latest episode of Renewable Future where we take a look at three items in particular; the disposable bag, cup and straw.
Consumers want to make the right environmental choices when they go shopping but how exactly do you go about it?
Anna Cummins, co-founder of the 5 Gyres institute, has devoted her life to fight the plastics that are contaminating our waters.
No one has ever seen the paperless office. While the world embraces digital technology, there is still a good future for paper.
E-commerce is taking off in a big way. But is it more environmentally friendly than doing your shopping in the store?
How do we compare the carbon footprint of a plane trip to the carbon footprint of the food we buy? Can we really live in a carbon neutral way?
More people than ever are living in cities, populations are expanding and the middle class is growing. This means increased consumption, all while the planet is warming up.
Now there are new ways of making use for lignin to replace fossil materials. We are just at the beginning of the development and the future looks promising.
To make the most of the renewable material from the forest nothing from a harvested tree goes to waste. It‘s used for sawn wood, pulp or energy.
What can retailers do to make the shopping experience more renewable? Consumers today want to do the right thing and retailers need to be one step ahead.
Much of the raw material to the paper industry comes from tree plantations. Does that mean that biodiversity is at risk or can actually the biodiversity benefit from responsible and sustainable tree plantations?
Everyone seems to be talking about the bioeconomy. Why is it important? Is it going to change way we live?
Single households, food on-the-go and takeaway meals are an increasing phenomenon and that means more packaging.