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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2021-04-30

#Greensource Activity

Since Pro Carton joined #Greensource in January, regular posts have been appearing on LinkedIn and Twitter targeting a political and business audience.
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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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2021-04-28

European Carton Excellence Anniversary Award: Carton Excellence Cup

The 25th anniversary of the European Carton Excellence Award will be a very special year for the whole of the carton industry.  We have already told you a little about some commemorative awards we have planned but for the very first time we will be awarding ...  
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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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2021-04-19

Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive Review

Pro Carton have supported a letter to the EU Commission voicing their concerns regarding the timing and resources allocated to the review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.
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2021-04-16

Harmonised marking requirements definitions

Pro Carton have supported a letter to the EU Commission prepared by 360° Foodservice following the joint industry statement on the implementation of the harmonised marking requirements to uniformly and correctly, interpret the definition of “placing on the market”.
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2021-04-16

Unbox#2 to be broadcast on April 28th

Iggesund’s Unbox #2 live broadcast explores one of the biggest challenges and game-changers ahead – the transition to a circular economy.
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2021-04-14

European Carton Excellence Anniversary Awards

A number of surprises are planned to mark the 25th anniversary of the European Carton Excellence Award, highlighting the successful journey from its inception in 1997 as the Pro Carton ECMA Award to becoming Europe's most prestigious award for cartonboard packaging.
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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

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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