BRUSSELS, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -On the occasion of the first meeting of the European Commission’s high-level Circular Plastics Alliance, which aims to improve the economics and quality of plastics recycling in Europe, EUROPEN calls on all stakeholders, including EU and national policymakers, to ensure that certain framework conditions are put in place.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -The landmark agreement announced at COP24 in December 2018 has seen governments around the world agree to a robust set of guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. This represents a major step forward in the battle to tackle climate change but time is also running out to ensure concrete change. The Global Recycling Foundation urges the recycling industry to take heed to the COP24 agreement and continue to play its frontline role in preserving the planet’s resources and improving the circular economy.Read more
STIRLING, Scotland , Jan. 31, 2019 (Press Release) -The Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) has announced that it is supporting the first Scottish initiative to stop single-use cups going to landfill or ending up as litter.Read more
STIRLING, UK , Jan. 31, 2019 (Press Release) -We are excited to announce the launch of our Cup Movement in Glasgow - Scotland's first cup recycling and behaviour change campaign.
The Cup Movement is our trial initiative to stop single-use cups either going to landfill or ending up as litter and is our response to growing public concern about the environmental impact of single-use items.Read more
KENDAL, UK, Jan. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -James Cropper are proud to have partnered with Forge Waste and Recycling and environmental charity Hubbub as part of the #LeedsByExample campaign. The campaign aims to improve 'on the go' recycling infrastructure for coffee cups in the Leeds/Yorkshire area.Read more
METZINGEN, Germany, Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -PAPERplus® Classic Grass, Storopack’s new type of paper, increases the focus on sustainability. The paper consists of 50 percent grass, which is a renewable raw material and requires less water and energy during production than conventional types. PAPERplus® Classic Grass boasts the same outstanding packaging characteristics as other Storopack paper types and is ideal for filling voids and packaging shipping goods weighing between five and 50 kilograms.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), representing the European beverage carton industry, applauded the recent progress report on the European Forest Strategy.
Annick Carpentier, ACE Director General, acknowledged the strides forward highlighted in the progress report, and added: “We are pleased to see the European Commission’s emphasis on the role of sustainable forest management in achieving a sustainable economic growth, while protecting biodiversity. This is a priority we share.”Read more
TBILISI, Georgia , Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -More than 150 representatives of private companies engaged in the management of specific wastes, relevant state agencies, donor and civil society organizations attended the consultation meetings, which was held under the initiative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and with the support of the European Union.Read more