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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2020-12-16

Communicating during COVID

Christmas is the season of joy, of gift-giving, and of families united. Sadly, all these things will be put to the test over the festive period this year, with COVID-19 continuing to affect every corner of the globe.
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2020-12-16

Co-operations and Collaborations

The “It’s not all doom & gloom” article in this newsletter refers to unprecedented¹ global collective action and I believe that in 2020 the paper and forestry industry has also come together like never before.  
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2020-12-16

It’s not all doom and gloom!

Most of us talk about the hardships that Covid-19 has brought but there have many positives, as we say in the UK “every cloud has a silver lining”. In the carton industry in particular, I think we have reason to be confident that overall we will come out of the pandemic stronger and with new and better ways of working.
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2020-12-14

Student design competition open for entries: Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2021

Submissions for the 2021 Pro Carton Young Designers Award are now open and run right through until mid-May 2021. Teachers can plan the award into the curriculum for this academic year.
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2020-12-13

EPRC Monitoring report 2019

The European Paper Recycling Council’s Monitoring Report, published in October 2020, contains statistics on the recycling rates achieved for paper based products as well as targets for the future.
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2020-12-11

Mayr-Melnhof Karton to acquire Kotkamills

Mayr-Melnhof Group has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Kotkamills Group Oyj from its shareholders.
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