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Museum of Brands to celebrate the best of cartonboard packaging in new exhibition: Save the PlanetMuseum of Brands to celebrate the best of cartonboard packaging in new exhibition: Save the Planet

October 2019

Pro Carton’s new partnership with the charity aims to promote the sustainability of cartonboard to Museum visitors. 

Tailored carton industry e-learning at your fingertips – a must for all HR, H&S and Training professionals

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Tailored carton industry e-learning at your fingertips – a must for all HR, H&S and Training professionals

October 2019

A must for all HR, H&S and Training professionals. BPIF Cartons is proud to launch a complimentary new online training portal for all its members. Suitable for your entire team, you can access this e-learning portal at your site – and at your convenience.

CPI announces free Brexit Readiness Events

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CPI announces free Brexit Readiness Events

October 2019

As a No-Deal Brexit becomes a greater and greater possibility, businesses are increasingly asking what they can do to manage the risks to their operations that No-Deal could cause.

Joint industry letter on further PRN price concernsJoint industry letter on further PRN price concerns

October 2019

BPIF Cartons along with several other leading industry bodies have put together a joint letter to the new Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State racing our concerns about the huge price increases this year for Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs).

 Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive – your help is needed by Friday 4 October! Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive – your help is needed by Friday 4 October!

September 2019

Currently there is a request from the European Commission for carton converters to participate in a consultation surrounding the implementation of the Single Use Plastics Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/904 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment). This Directive presents a risk to some coated cartons manufactured by converter companies and some of our suppliers.

Pack sector urges new Defra boss to reform recycling labels

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Pack sector urges new Defra boss to reform recycling labels

August 2019

The new environment secretary should look to rework the waste handling infrastructure before changing up ‘confusing' recycling labels, according to packaging experts.

Paper & cardboard packaging comes out on top for environmental friendliness

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Paper & cardboard packaging comes out on top for environmental friendliness

August 2019

With increasing media attention and consumer concern on packaging, avoidable plastic waste and a move towards a circular economy, a poll, conducted by Two Sides and international research agency Toluna, revealed a strong preference for paper & cardboard packaging amongst UK consumers.

Our industry needs your help!

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Our industry needs your help!

August 2019

Urgent action is required regarding mandatory recyclability labelling - responses needed by Friday 23 August.

The blunt truth: what consumers want brands to do  A new survey reveals the strength of feeling over sustainability

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The blunt truth: what consumers want brands to do A new survey reveals the strength of feeling over sustainability

May 2019

A new survey reveals the stregnth of feeling over sustainability.