2021-02-25

RdM to sell La Rochette

RdM has taken the decision to exit from their virgin fibre FBB business
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2021-02-22

€1.6 billion investment

Metsä Group is to build a new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland.
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2021-02-15

UK Advertising

Pro Carton and BPIF Cartons will be featured in both The Grocer magazine and The Guardian newspaper on 13th and 18th March respectively.
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2021-02-15

MMK to acquire IP Kwidzyn

MMK have agreed to purchase International Paper’s site in Kwidzyn, Poland
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2021-02-06

New Quiz

Our latest quiz is mainly aimed at children but anyone can have a go.
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2021-02-05

CEPI FACT SHEETS - TRANSITIONING TOWARDS A PLASTICS FREE WORLD

Cepi have produced two fact sheets that show that 25% of plastic packaging could be replaced by cartons and paper-based packaging
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2021-02-05

Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive webinar

A webinar was held at the Commission on prevention measures and overpackaging as part of the PPWD review.
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2021-02-04

Response from European Commission on SUPD

Cepi have this week received a response from EVP Timmermans & Commissioner Sinkevicius
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2021-02-04

European Commissioner to speak at webinar

Politico and Cepi are holding a webinar on 16 March on the Bioeconomy and the Green Deal.
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2021-02-01

Supply chain is resilient

Cartonboard remains in good supply across Europe despite the increase in online shopping.
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2021-01-27

Pro Carton joins #Greensource

#Greensource have formally welcomed Pro Carton as one of the three campaign leaders. #Greensource aims to communicate the benefits of forest-based products, especially to policy makers and politicians.
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2021-01-20

BPIF Cartons publishes 2021 Yearlet

BPIF Cartons publish 2021 annual yearlet
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2021-01-20

New Pro Carton Infographic shows Recycling Rates for Packaging Waste

Pro Carton have produced a new infographic showing the recycling rates for different packaging materials
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2021-01-15

Study proves environmental benefits of single-use fibre based products

A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study, conducted by Ramboll for EPPA, demonstrates the significant benefits of single-use fibre based products compared to re-use systems in Quick Service restaurants.
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2021-01-13

Cepi fact sheet: Transitioning towards a plastics free world

Click More to download the factsheet
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2021-01-13

New draft guidelines for the Single Use Plastics Directive from the European Commission

The European Commission has sent to all Member States new draft guidelines for the Single Use Plastics Directive.  

Member States have until 25 January to submit written comments.
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2020-12-18

All Folding Cartons are recyclable

A study conducted by FFI and PTS has confirmed that all folding cartons are recyclable as part of the paper stream collected from households. The fibre yield was reduced only by the proportion of non-fibre components.
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2020-12-13

EPRC Monitoring report 2019

The European Paper Recycling Council’s Monitoring Report, published in October 2020, contains statistics on the recycling rates achieved for paper based products as well as targets for the future.
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2020-12-11

Mayr-Melnhof Karton to acquire Kotkamills

Mayr-Melnhof Group has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Kotkamills Group Oyj from its shareholders.
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2020-11-23

4evergreen online launch event & panel debate

Invitation to 4evergreen online launch event & panel debate - 25.11.2020 @ 15:00
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2020-11-17

Paper & Beyond

As part of Cepi 2020 Paper and Beyond conference which took place in November they have presented their main decarbonisation pathways to 2030.

A key part of the manifesto is based around product substitution:

“Our industry can provide climate-friendly substitutes to fossil-based, carbon-intensive products currently on the market, potentially creating a multiplier effect through our expertise in the circular economy”.
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2020-10-22

Cepi demand SUPD reconsideration

Cepi, supported by Pro Carton and other trade associations, have written to 73 leading members of the European Parliament to urge reconsideration of the scope of the Single Use Plastics Directive which currently includes polymer coated boards.
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2020-10-19

Museum of Brands, London, showcasing all 2020 ECEA Award winners!

Pro Carton display celebrates innovation in environmentally-friendly carton packaging at the Museum of Brands in London.
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2020-09-29

Important SUP letter sent to EU Commission

Pro Carton along with a coalition of 5 European paper & board based packaging Associations and five National Associations have written a joint letter to Mr Frans Timmermans, EVP of the European Green Deal and Mr Viginijus Sinkevičius, Environment Commissioner, at the European Commission, regarding the (ill conceived) potential damage to our industry that could be caused by the Single Use Plastics Directive (SUPD).
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2020-09-28

Iggesund Paperboard webinar series on sustainable beauty product packaging

Iggesund Paperboard is participating in Beauty Independent's webinar series with a spotlight on sustainability
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