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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Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Essity Reuses More Than Half of France’s Recycled Food and Beverage Packaging
The hygiene and health company Essity has inaugurated the world’s first production line for professional hygiene tissue products where the raw material consists of used food and milk packaging.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Essity First To Produce Tissue in a CO2-Free Production Process Using Renewable Hydrogen
Hygiene and health company Essity has made another breakthrough on its journey to net-zero emissions by 2050. In a recently concluded pilot, Essity became the first company in the industry to produce tissue in a CO2 emission-free production process using renewable hydrogen.

Health & Healthcare

Essity and UNICEF in Mexico Extend Successful Hygiene Partnership
Hygiene and health company Essity and UNICEF in Mexico have signed a new three-year agreement to jointly educate and drive awareness of the importance of good hand hygiene and to break taboos around menstruation.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Essity Begins Tissue Production From Alternative Fibers
Hygiene and health company Essity is presenting a breakthrough in sustainable tissue production and is beginning production based on pulp from wheat straw.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Essity and McDonald's Are Closing the Loop for Paper Cups in Germany
Hygiene and health company Essity and McDonald’s are writing circular history with a recycling project that turns used paper cups into a new resource. Starting in 2020, the project consisting of a team from Essity, logistics partner HAVI, and McDonald’s Deutschland LLC, has piloted different opportunities to give paper cup waste a new life.

Media & Communications

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?

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

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. Find out how wheat straw is revolutionizing the sustainable production of tissue products.

Environment

Essity Commits to 100% Recyclability of Plastic Packaging by 2025
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.

Environment

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.

Environment

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.
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