Sustainability

Editorial

Paper is the only mainstream material…

… that is both renewable and recyclable and has already reached high levels of recycling. Both virgin and recycled fibres form an integral part of the European fibre loop; one could not sustainably…

Co2 Market

Greenlight to the new cyclical mechanism for the Chinese companies of the single pilot markets

The data on 2016 verified emissions published by the European Commission on 3rd April show a 2.8% decrease compared to 2015. The reduction concerns especially the thermoelectric sector, which registers a drop of…

Editorial by Massimo Medugno, D.G. at Assocarta

New culture and tendering for paper collection

The tender specifications should ask the collector to guarantee that the collected paper will be recycled in mills covered both by the European Emission Trading system as well as environmental permits for EU…

Green companies

Valmet included in the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe

Valmet has been included in the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe for 2017. The index contains 200 of the European stock listed companies that display the best performance in terms of corporate…

Green companies in green projects

Lucart’s commitment to a circular economy for paper

In 2010, the partnership between Lucart and Tetra Pak led to the creation of Fiberpack, a virtuous and award-winning project that represents the evolution of paper, combining environmental sustainability and technological innovation. Fiberpack…

Sylvain Lhôte, Cepi Director General.

Editorial

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…

Co2 Market

Hanging by a thread… called Donald Trump

A total of 6 gigatonnes emission shares including emission permits and credit offsetting were totally exchanged on all regional and national ETS markets in 2016. The price of the emission shares on the…

Norms

A single and specific regulation for the paper and cardboard sector

Cepi brings the voice of paper in Europe. It has been working for two years for the harmonization of the norms on papers and cardboards that are in touch with food. Clear and…

Raw Material

APP promotes the development of a new source of biofuels in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper Group, Asian producer of paper and cellulose, announces its own support for a pilot project in the biofuels sector led by local communities which will be able to help…

Editorial

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…

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