The Circular Economy

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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Essential Talks Podcast Launches Season 2 by Showcasing Essity's Tork Circularity Innovation
Melting glaciers, more droughts and wilder weather have increased public awareness that we are all equally responsible for climate change. But are we running out of time? Fortunately, there are a lot of positive developments to point to, including innovation at Essity. By launching the world’s first paper towel recycling service, Tork PaperCircle® (currently available in select EU countries...
May 10, 2021 2:00 PM ET
Essity Invests in Wheat Straw Technology to Improve Circularity of Tissue Products
Did you know that almost 50% of wheat straw goes to waste? Find out how Essity is using wheat straw to improve the circularity of tissue products. Read more #circulareconomy Find out how wheat straw is revolutionizing the sustainable production of tissue products. From farm to factory...
Jun 7, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Essity Commits to 100% Recyclability of Plastic Packaging by 2025
October 31, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Essity has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastic Economy global commitment, “A line in the sand”. Essity is therefore committed to working toward 100% recyclability of the company’s packaging by 2025. Packaging forms an important part of Essity’s offering of hygienic and safe solutions to customers and consumers. As a...
Nov 1, 2018 3:45 PM ET
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