News Archive

CITPA statement -continued cross-border and intercountry movement of goods, raw materials and packaging
Continued cross-border and intra-country movement of paper & board packaging is essential for the continued safe distribution of food and pharmaceutical packaging during the COVID-19 crisis.
New OPRL Rules Will Drive Change Ahead of EPR Reforms
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.
Statement from the European Carton Makers Association and Pro Carton
Continued cross-border and inter-country movement of cartonboard and carton packaging is essential for the continued safe distribution of food and pharmaceutical packaging during the COVID-19 crisis.
Measures Lejeune concerning Corona crisis
The ECMA Secretariat is based at the offices of Lejeune Association Management in The Hague (NL). Please read this message from Jules Lejeune, Managing Director.
Feedback on the Commission roadmap on illegal logging – evaluation of EU rules
From the European paper and board industries’ perspective, the fitness-check should focus on the three following issues (fitness check):
Feedback on the roadmap on the impact assessment on proposal for a regulation on deforestation and forest degradation – reducing the impact of products placed on the EU markets
European paper and board industry welcomes the European Commission efforts in seeking proportionate and targeted actions to reduce the impacts of products that are imported to the EU and that are associated with deforestation.
Ground-Breaking Consumer Study - Shoppers Prefer Organic Brands in Cartonboard Packaging
Organic brands must embrace a holistic approach to ethical trading to avoid losing valuable product sales, according to a report from FFI, the German Carton Association and Pro Carton.
Veolia launches Sustainable Packaging Academy
As part of the drive to increase the circular economy and tackle the problem of packaging waste, Veolia is launching a Sustainable Packaging Academy. Designed to close the link between producers and recyclers, it says this new initiative will provide businesses with the opportunity to better understand packaging circularity and future-proof packaging design.