Various papers and communications regarding EU policy that are relevant to our industry. The information comes from a variety of sources including the European Commission, CITPA – who represent the interests of the European Paper and Board converting industry (Pro Carton are Associate Members) and Cepi – the Confederation of European Paper Industries.

ECMA / Pro Carton / FFI – Joint Mineral Oils Position Paper

Pro Carton Member notice regarding the updated Position Paper that addresses Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons in Food. 

Fibre Packaging Europe: PPWR Impact | Final report for part 1: Reuse cases

Fibre Packaging Europe (FPE) has received a final Impact Assessment report from McKinsey in regards to reuse targets in proposed PPWR

Revision of European Union ‘Late Payments Directive’ from ECMA

ECMA consultation response to Revision of the rules of the Late Payments Directive 2011/7/EU

CITPA feedback on the Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation Proposal “DRAFT”

CITPA has issued its draft feedback on the Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation proposal.

A collaboration between the paper industry & heat pump producers could halve its energy needs & help decarbonise the sector

A recent collaboration between associations representing the paper manufacturing and heat pump sectors, Cepi and EHPA, has resulted in innovation which could produce energy savings of 50% in paper manufacturing.

Cepinar: Responsible products start with a #GreenSource: Current developments of the forest-based sector

Cepinar date to mark in your Calendar: Responsible products start with a #GreenSource - 2 March 2023

CITPA Joint Product Safety & Environment Committee Meeting Minutes (13 December 2022)

The minutes of the most recent joint Environment and Product Safety meeting are now available to Pro Carton Members.

Key Policy Issues CITPA – January 2023

The annual CITPA overview of key policy issues, available to Pro Carton members, includes updates to EU Green Deal, EU Climate Law, “Fit for 55” package, EU Industrial Strategy, Circular Economy Action Plan 2020, Directive on Packaging & Packaging Waste ... and much more.

Welcome EOS to the #GreenSource family!

The European Sawmill Industry Organisation (EOS) is thrilled to announce its involvement in the #GreenSource campaign.

Packaging Chain Forum – Final joint contribution on TRIS notification (Belgium) and update on France

Pro Carton co-signs letter with Joint industry comments on TRIS notification 2022/827/B (Belgium)

Reflections on 2022 and Outlook for 2023 from Horst Bittermann, Director General of Pro Carton

Horst Bittermann, Director General of Pro Carton, offers a brief summary for our industry in 2022 and some predictions looking forward to 2023.

Pro Carton 2022 – A Year in Review by Winfried Mühling, Pro Carton Director of Marketing & Communication

Winfried Mühling reflects on his first full year as Director of Marketing & Communication at Pro Carton.