Sylvain Lhôte, Cepi Director General.


The European paper industry wants to lead the pack

Decarbonising and investing on the route to the low-carbon European bioeconomy of the future. The Confederation of European Paper Industry (Cepi) envisions industry at the forefront of a European low-carbon economy where the…


Waste framework directive: who is the recycler?

European material industries call for measurement of real recycling rates. Europe`s metals, steel, paper, and plastics recyclers industries are united in calling for a harmonised method to measure recycling rates at input into…

Without paper packaging, no internal market

EU Regulation 1935/2004 specifies general provisions for the safety of materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. It also provides for a series of specific, legal measures to be developed,…


God save Europe… and the paper!

Granting Market Economy Status to China Would Eliminate Millions of EU Jobs (including in the paper chain)

Following China’s admission into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, there has been much debate about whether the country should be given market economy status, with officials in Beijing arguing that it…


What does “green good” mean?

On 8 July 2014, the EU and 13 other WTO members launched negotiations to liberalise global trade in environmental goods. Earlier in January at Davos, a much larger and global group of countries…


The Brain Prefers Paper

A paper book will not demagnetize for 500 years at least. So wrote the Corriere della Sera of 11 April commenting on the activities of the old publishing house Tallone in Alpignano (Italy)….


«Embrace the towel»

by Massimo Medugno It is particularly disappointing to see some large international organization, even someone promoting the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, make the choice of products made of non-renewable materials…


The waste package presented by the European Commission last July

European Paper Industry is a world champion in recycling. The European Paper Recycling rate was 71,7% in 2013 and the sector has set a target of 70% recycling rate by 2015. The recycling…


Paper Industry World – November

Editorial The waste package presented by the European Commission Massimo Medugno,  6 News from Europe Two years to get in step New transparency rules on social responsibility for big companies. Paola Capellini,  8…


Some believe in miracles…

«Some believe in miracles, but good results are more often the outcome of effort and hard work. Breakthroughs that revolutionise an industry do not happen overnight and cannot be realised within a year….

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