2020-04-02

President’s statement

The carton and cartonboard industry is doing its utmost to maintain the flow of essential goods, in particular packaging for foods, pharmaceuticals and hygiene products being aware of its crucial role to ensure security of supply.
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2020-04-01

Teaching TICCIT at Home

TICCIT can easily be adapted to be taught at home, it’s fun and everyone will learn something from it.
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2020-03-31

McKinsey Guide

McKinsey recently published this guide for retailers which may interest Pro Carton members.
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2020-03-27

Carton industry responding well

A short animated video for social media use from Pro Carton about the carton industry’s response to COVID-19.
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2020-03-27

Report on international status and actions

A detailed report on the actions being taken by the EU and national governments.
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2020-03-26

Call for even more recycling of paper

CEPI point out the importance of recycling paper and paper based packaging in the current crisis.
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2020-03-26

The Carton Campaigners to the rescue!

The Carton Campaigners are our team of superheroes who want to help to reduce the impact that waste is having on our environment.
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2020-03-26

Pro Carton Press Statement:

The carton industry is responding well to the current crisis helped by the EU acknowledging its crucial role in the supply chain.
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2020-03-24

CEPI call for Paper Industry to be classified as a critical value chain

CEPI is currently writing to all EU bodies to achieve the classification as a critical value chain.
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2020-03-24

Guidelines for Border Management

The European Commission updated last week’s ‘Guidelines for Border Management’ and  urged EU countries to immediately implement its recommendations.
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2020-03-23

Suggested “Green Lane” document for Hauliers

Here is a suggested poster that can be sent with goods and also be given to lorry drivers for their use in clearing borders.  It is in 10 languages.
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2020-03-23

Cross-border transport of raw materials, goods and packaging should continue

The paper & board converters call on the European Commission and Member States governments to ensure continued cross-border and intercountry transport of raw materials, goods and packaging.
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2020-03-19

CEPI letter to EU Commission regarding essential industry

CEPI has appealed for urgent support in keeping those parts of the European pulp and paper sector functioning that are essential and vital for the key activities in the society.
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2020-03-17

Ricki Recycle launch on Global Recycling Day

Ricki Recycle, one of the five Carton Campaigners, has launched a campaign to encourage recycling. You can watch him taking on the Waste Monster as part of Global Recycling Day.
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2020-03-17

Open letter from ECMA and Pro Carton regarding supply chain

ECMA and Pro Carton have sent a statement to the EU Transport Commissioner demanding free passage of packaging for food and pharmaceuticals.
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2020-03-12

Exciting new video award!

Following the huge success of the Pro Carton Young Designers Award, which has now become one of the biggest student creative design competitions in Europe, we are delighted to announce our new award scheme aimed at marketing, media studies, business and film students.
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2020-03-12

Pro Carton – A social media strategy that delivers

Social media is essential in any marketing strategy in the 21st century - it is a valuable tool for increasing awareness, reputation management and lead generation, offering benefits that other forms of marketing can’t compete with.
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2020-03-12

The Green Shoots of 4Evergreen

As many people in the carton industry will know, a new alliance was formed at the back end of last year called 4Evergreen to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in the circular economy.
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2020-03-12

European Carton Excellence Awards: Your Chance to Win!

The European Carton Excellence Award is Europe’s greatest showcase for outstanding cartonboard packaging. All partners of the supply chain are welcome to enter. Final date for entry is the 21st May 2020. See here what last year’s winners had to say!
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2020-02-19

Stora Enso introduces new barrier boards to replace plastic in food packaging

Stora Enso is expanding its range of renewable packaging materials by introducing new dispersion barrier materials for paper cups and food packaging. The new barrier solution responds to market demands for eco-friendly, renewable and recyclable packaging materials to replace plastics in food service applications.
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2020-02-06

UK announce new coated board guidelines

Following months of discussion, OPRL (On-Pack Recycling Label), the body responsible for the use of recycling symbols in the UK, have published new guidelines which include coated cartonboard.
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2020-02-04

ECMA Annual Congress 2020 will be held in Krakow, Poland

The ECMA Annual Congress will be held in Krakow, Poland on 17th and 18th September 2020 with the theme of “Sustainability Unboxed".
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2020-01-23

Pro Carton wins European Award

Pro Carton’s TICCIT initiative has won the 2019 European Paper Recycling Award (EPRC) for Information and Education.
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