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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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. The project, “Hygiene is our right”, highlights the...
Jul 13, 2022 9:00 AM ET
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. The plant in Mannheim, Germany, is the first of its kind in Europe, and the first on a large-scale tissue production in the world. This new type of tissue paper is as soft, bright, and strong as traditional tissue paper. Essity is...
Jan 14, 2022 9:00 AM ET
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. The pilot showed that Essity can successfully...
Jan 6, 2022 9:00 AM ET
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