As the renewable materials company, Stora Enso is constantly aiming to push the boundaries of sustainability. Sometimes, finding the most innovative sustainable solutions calls for partnering with like-minded experts.To help you reach green targets and decrease your footprint, we have partnered with energy company Gasum to establish a biogas plant at Nymölla paper mill in Sweden. The plant, that is built and operated by Gasum, is converting residue from the mill’s process water into liquefied biogas (LBG) – a renewable fuel, mainly used for heavy-duty vehicles. The gas from this plant will fuel more than 200 average long-haul lorries for a whole year, while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by up to 90% compared to diesel.
Humans’ urge to communicate has always been strong – and with the evolution of paper, the written form of communicating opened a whole new world of efficiency, suddenly dismantling geographical boundaries. Naturally, the history of papermaking is closely connected to societal, industrial, and cultural events.
Eco-awareness and higher demands on sustainability features among customers tend to lead to good things. One current example is the initiated project at Stora Enso to certify all paper pulp grades as compostable, to helps consumers make more eco-friendly choices.
In 2021, the Multicopy production base in Nymölla mill took a step further in the fossil free journey, with Stora Enso entering a partnership with energy company Gasum. We had a talk with Erik Woode, Director, Project Development & Execution, at Gasum, to get a status update after one year of turning residue water from production into fossil free fuel.