Competitive bioproducts need improved wood supply - Oji

Competitive bioproducts need improved wood supply - Oji
Gavin Evans
New Zealand needs to find better ways to access forestry waste if it is going to produce globally competitive bioproducts, a major packaging company says.Oji Fibre Solutions, which operates three paper mills in the North Island, said almost all the countries its rivals operate in have schemes that require or encourage the removal of forestry waste at harvesting. Some also have rules or subsidies advantaging energy made from those residues.Chief operating officer Terry Skiffington said a way needs to be found to place a “national value&rdq...

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