2021-04-30

Forest Sustainability Report

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report which demonstrates strong progress in seven key areas of sustainability.
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2021-04-27

Forests Absorb Twice As Much Carbon As They Emit Each Year

Research published in Nature Climate Change has revealed that forests sequestered about twice as much carbon dioxide as they emitted between 2001 and 2019.
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2021-04-21

Latest on German MOAH Ordinance

Please find a link to an update from the WTO regarding the German MOAH Ordinance. Within the document there are links to both English and German language versions of the proposed amendments to the Consumer Goods Ordinance.
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2021-04-20

Cepinar! European forests – prosperous and healthy, or in a critical condition?

Cepi host a "Cepinar" on 4th May - "European forests – prosperous and healthy, or in a critical condition?"
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2021-03-28

The State of Europe’s Forests Report

The fifth edition of the State of Europe’s Forests report has recently been published by Forest Europe.
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2021-03-25

Pro Carton - ECMA Webinar - Essential viewing!

Do you fully understand the implications of the various pieces of EU legislation that could affect your business?  Here’s your chance to become more informed by attending a Pro Carton - ECMA webinar.
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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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2021-02-04

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

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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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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2020-11-23

4evergreen online launch event & panel debate

Invitation to 4evergreen online launch event & panel debate - 25.11.2020 @ 15:00
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2020-09-16

Revision in emissions target

The European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, gave her first state of the union speech and proposed a revision of the EU emissions reduction target from 40% to 55% by 2030. This target is the central piece of the EU's 2030 Climate Target Plan, together with the revised ETS state aid rules.
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2020-09-16

Circular Design Webinar

Stora Enso are hosting a webinar on Circular Design on 29th September.  Circular Design considers the full life cycle of packaging, not just recyclability.
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2020-09-08

European Parliament AGRI Committee adopts balanced report on the EU Forest Strategy

On Monday, the European Parliament Agriculture and Rural Development Committee adopted MEP Petri Sarvamaa's (EPP/FI) own initiative report on the European Forest Strategy
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2020-09-01

Response to the EU Consultation on Green Claims

Pro Carton combined with other paper-based associations to respond to the EU Commission on green claims while improvements they would like to see in the PEF) Product Environmental Footprint) methodology.
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2020-09-01

GreenSource promotes forest-fibre

Cepi, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, and EPIS, the European Pulp Industry Sector Association present their #GreenSource initiative, a European-wide effort to explain how the forest-fibre industries make the 2050 climate neutrality target a reality.
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2020-07-31

Key Statistics 2019 - European pulp and paper industry

Cepi have published their 2019 key statistics report on the European Pulp and Paper industry.
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2020-07-28

EU tax on non-recycled plastic

The European Union is to introduce a levy on plastic waste from January 2021 as part of the bloc’s €750 billion coronavirus recovery fund agreement.
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2020-07-27

Quiz time!

Two things that have proven extremely popular during the Covid-19 crisis are video conference calls – be they WhatsApp, Skype, House Party, Zoom, Microsoft Teams or whatever – and quizzes!
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2020-07-21

An overview of the key EU policy issues being addressed by CITPA

An overview of the key EU policy issues being addressed by CITPA (Pro Carton are associate members), updated in July 2020
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2020-07-21

Joint feedback on EU Roadmap on packaging waste

Pro Carton along with other associations support the Commission’s ambition to contribute to the circular economy through the review of the requirements for packaging and packaging waste. The review should also ensure that the proposed preventive measures will support the functioning of the internal market and free movement of packaging and packaged goods while avoiding the possible negative impact on the environment.

Feedback to the EU Inception Impact Assessment on the initiative “Review of the requirements for packaging and other measures to prevent packaging waste” can be read in the Members Area
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