2021-07-30

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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2021-07-28

Consumer Perceptions report – data tables

We have now made available the raw data tables from the Second Consumer Perceptions report for members to use.
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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

2020 Global Packaging Trends Report

Mintel has published its 2020 Global Packaging Trends report. The report aims to identify opportunities for companies, brands, retailers, and packaging and material manufacturers to explore, study, and act upon in the coming year.
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2021-06-30

Pro Carton AGM

The Pro Carton AGM was held online on 14th June and all resolutions were passed.
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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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2021-06-30

EU draft – Placing on the market

The European Commission has published a draft document containing explanations concerning the concept of “placing on the market” following a Commission meeting that was held in June.
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2021-06-28

Join the Key Statistics 2020 Cepinar

Join the Cepinar on 9th July: European Pulp & Paper Industry Key Statistics 2020
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2021-06-25

Pro Carton’s Museum of Brands exhibition re-opens

Pro Carton’s collection of award-winning cartons is now back on show at the Museum of Brands in Notting Hill, London. Complimentary tickets are available from Pro Carton.
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2021-06-25

Comparative materials study

Pro Carton has commissioned a study that compares the carbon footprint of cartonboard based packaging against plastic alternatives. Four products have been compared, one in a predominantly plastic pack and one in cartonboard across three food products and one non-food item.
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2021-06-15

Sustainability still a key issue for Consumers

A major research report undertaken by Prospectus Global, on behalf of Pro Carton, has shown that, despite the pressures of COVID-19, environmental issues are very much at the forefront of consumers’ thinking.
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2021-06-02

REINVEST2050 demonstrates industry commitment to support climate neutrality

Cepi have presented the third edition of its project REINVEST2050
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2021-05-28

Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Issues

Pro Carton, FEFCO and Eurosac, through the auspices of CITPA, commissioned RISE to evaluate the PEFCR.  The aim of the work was to identify and report on challenges presented when applying the PEFCR, and to make recommendations for improving (or clarifying) the PEFCR in the future. 
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2021-05-11

Q&A from ECMA - Pro Carton Webinar - Tuesday 11th May

There was not time to answer all Q&A during the webinar, but we are pleased to be able to answer questions from the webinar here
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2021-04-30

4evergreen update

Members can access an update on the work being undertaken by the four workstreams in 4evergreen.
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