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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. 

The Recyclability of Folding Cartons The Recyclability of Folding Cartons

May 2019

With the adoption of the Circular Economy Package in mid-2018 and the discussions related to the development of the soon to be adopted Single Use Plastics Directive, the recyclability of packaging has come to the forefront of public debate.

Even more chance to win - European Carton Excellence Award 2019! Even more chance to win - European Carton Excellence Award 2019!

April 2019

Cartonboard is not only one of the most sustainable packaging materials, it is also one of the best in communicating brand values. The European Carton Excellence Award is Europe's most prestigious Award for cartonboard packaging and entries are open!

We need your help to protect our industry

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We need your help to protect our industry

March 2019

There is potentially bad news on the horizon as the UK Government has recently launched four consultation processes, two of which could seriously damage the UK Folding Carton Industry.

Cartons offer the solution Cartons offer the solution

March 2019

Consumers’ perceptions of packaging have changed dramatically over the last two years prompting Pro Carton, the European association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers, to undertake a huge Europe-wide survey to understand exactly what consumers felt and how this is affecting their behaviour.   

BPIF Cartons helps raise money for worthy cause

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BPIF Cartons helps raise money for worthy cause

February 2019

At this year's BPIF Cartons President's Lunch, which was attended by 100 senior executives from both carton converter and partner members, a fantastic £2,000 was raised for EACH, the East Anglian Children's Hospices.