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

Stakeholder report on PPWD

On behalf of the EU Commission, Eunomia have published the report from their stakeholder workshop on “The assessment of options for reinforcing the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive’s essential requirements and other measures to reduce the generation of packaging waste”.
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2021-03-25

Update on 4evergreen

Although a number of Pro Carton and ECMA members are directly involved in the 4evergreen programme and will, therefore, be up to date on the progress of the four workstreams, others will not be.  A presentation describing the objectives, membership, activities and project status can be accessed in the Members Area.
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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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2021-03-25

European Carton Excellence Award: It's the big anniversary year!

This year, the European Carton Excellence Award, Europe's most prestigious award for cartonboard packaging, celebrates its 25th anniversary.
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2021-03-19

Update on EU Policy Issues

CITPA (Pro Carton are Associate members) have updated their summary of the key EU policy issues that they are following.
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2021-02-25

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

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

European Carton Excellence Award 2021: Let’s Start Now!

We’re launching this year’s European Carton Excellence Award (ECEA) a little bit earlier than usual to give you maximum time to prepare your entries. All partners of the supply chain are welcome to participate. Closing date is 28th May 2021.
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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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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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2020-12-17

Call for entries: Pro Carton Student Video Award 2021

We are delighted to announce the second year of our international Pro Carton Student Video Award.
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2020-12-16

Merry Christmas!

First and foremost may I wish you all a very Merry Christmas! It’s also a time to reflect and I’d again like to pass on my personal thanks to everybody within the carton and cartonboard industry.
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2020-12-16

Pro Carton Awards: the road to success

Pro Carton's three major awards competitions - the Pro Carton Young Designers Award (#pcyda), the new Pro Carton Student Video Award and the European Carton Excellence Award for packaging professionals - have once again proved to be a tremendous success in 2020.
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