2021-10-14

Six trade associations announce the new Fibre Packaging Europe coalition

Pro Carton is a founding member of the informal coalition which has a mission to provide renewable, circular and sustainable paper and board packaging solutions to help achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal.
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2021-10-13

Cepi voices appreciation for the European Commission’s efforts to address record-high energy prices in Europe

Cepi reiterates that access to affordable clean energy is a prerequisite for globally competitive European forest-based industries.
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2021-10-08

Heidelberg joins 4evergreen

Heidelberg affirms its commitment to environmentally friendly products and technologies by joining the international alliance 4evergreen.
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2021-10-05

Pro Carton’s Museum of Brands exhibition has re-opened for the third year

The latest collection of award-winning cartons from the European Carton Excellence Awards 2021 has gone on display for the third year at the Museum of Brands in Notting Hill, London.
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2021-10-04

The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board introduce a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for takeaway beverage cups

The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board develop a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for use with takeaway cups that offers performance comparable to that of a traditional plastic lid.
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2021-09-27

Have a word! Students gather to support campaign to get ‘cartonboard’ into the Oxford English Dictionary

Students gather around Pro Carton's giant cartonboard dictionary, supporting their campaign to get the word cartonboard into the Oxford English Dictionary
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2021-09-08

EU suggest further workshop on PPWD

In a response to a letter sent from Europen (the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment), the Commission indicate that a further workshop on the PPWD (Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive) may be held in November which is likely to delay the implementation of the directive beyond the end of this year.
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2021-09-02

NGOs to refuse invitations to speak at fossil-fuel sponsored media events

An open letter has been sent to the editors of EURACTIV, The Financial Times, and POLITICO Europe.
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2021-08-25

European Commission’s political leadership team

An updated graphic from EC Europa detailing the College of Commissioners from 27 EU countries from 2019 to 2024.
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2021-08-16

Kellogg's to roll out accessible cereal boxes

Following a successful trial, Kellogg's is permanently implementing a new "world-first" technology that enables consumers with sight loss to playback on-pack information via a smartphone.
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2021-08-09

Packaging Innovations For The Disabled

As we marvel at the athletes in the Paralympics, Two Sides have been taking a look at the latest packaging innovations designed for the disabled.
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2021-08-02

Kotkamills is now part of MM Group

MM strengthens its position in virgin-fiber based cartonboard and innovative barrier cartonboard solutions for plastic replacement.
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2021-08-01

Register for the 2021 Carton Awards E-vent

Pro Carton and ECMA are delighted to invite you to The 2021 Carton Awards E-vent on Monday 6th September 2021. Once again, the industry awards will be presented online in a gala presentation.
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2021-07-30

PPWD Feedback

CITPA, with the support of Pro Carton, provided feedback to the Eunomia (the EU’s consultants) workshops on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive review.
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2021-07-29

Update on EU Policy Issues - CITPA

CITPA (Pro Carton are Associate members) have updated their summary of the key EU policy issues that they are following. 
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2021-07-16

“Fit for 55”

The European Commission published the “Fit for 55” legislative package on 14 July and the EU Forest Strategy on 16 July.
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2021-07-15

Plastic Packaging Tax and EPR Webinar – register today!

The webinar, being run in partnership with the BPIF, will provide an update on the UK Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT).
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2021-07-10

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

Paper value chain lives up to its commitment as recycling rate reaches 73.9% in 2020.
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2021-07-07

The Kids are Alright

In conjunction with the 2nd European Consumer Packaging Perceptions Study, Pro Carton asked over 3,500 young people their views on global issues and the environment.
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2021-07-07

RDM to acquire Eska Group

RDM has signed a commitment to acquire 100% of the share capital of Fineska B.V., the Dutch holding company of Eska Group.
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2021-07-06

Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2021 - vote now!

Public voting for the Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2021 is now open!  
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2021-07-06

Eerbeek and Baiersbronn mills to be sold

An agreement has been reached on the sale of MM’s virgin fibre cartonboard mills located in Eerbeek, Netherlands and Baiersbronn, Germany, to Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
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2021-07-04

3 billion more trees!

European forests have grown by over 50,000 km² in the last 15 years ...
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2021-07-04

All Cartons are Circular!

Pro Carton, in co-operation with BPIF Cartons, are advertising in a packaging special report in The Grocer magazine.
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2021-06-30

PEFC Webinar – Responsibly-Sourced Packaging

PEFC is hosting a webinar on Thursday 8 July for those looking to learn more about the role of certified paper packaging in the circular economy.
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