Sustainability is a natural element of the business
Issues relating to sustainability have long been a natural, integral element of day-to-day operations at Fiskeby. We use nature’s resources in our manufacturing process: recovered paper fibre, energy and water. We strive to minimise our environmental impact at every stage of the process. Fiskeby contributes towards a sustainable society by using recycled fibre and renewable energy.
Recycling of packaging
Recycling of packaging contributes to a sustainable society through effecient use of natural resources. Additionally recycled paper-based production consumes less energy than manufacturing based on virgin fibre.
Fiskeby is the only board mill in Scandinavia to manufacture board from 100% recovered fibre. Handled correctly, a fibre can be reused as a component in new packaging products no fewer than seven times. We also use carton packages with plastic coating, such as milk or juice packages, as raw material.
Fiskeby makes use of all parts of the recovered material we buy. What cannot be used for board production (e.g. plastic) is separated and used instead to generate energy. Fiskeby is self-sufficient when it comes to steam and we produce approximately 40% of the mill’s electricity requirements.
Fiskebys biogas plant produces climate-neutral biogas from wastewater. The new biogas plant relieves the company's existing water treatment plant. The expanded treatment capacity reduces the company's environmental impact and offers the potential for expanded paperboard production.
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There are three parallel cycles in progress at Fiskeby. The first cycle is production of cartonboared based on recycled packaging material. The second cycle is the energy production.In the third cycle climate-neutral biogas is produced from wastewater,
The fibre-flow where paper fibre is separated from plastics.