WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2020 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of “Begin Actual Construction” draft air guidance policy, which will now allow significant construction activity to start parts of a multi-faceted project unrelated to any equipment that has emissions.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 24, 2020 (Press Release) -With the slogan “Transport keeps us going”, CLECAT, together with 33 European transport organisations, has issued a Joint Declaration, stressing the essential role transport is playing in the coronavirus crisis.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 20, 2020 (Press Release) -The members of EUROPEN, the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment, are doing their utmost to maintain the necessary supply of food and hygiene products as well as medicines to citizens throughout Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic. To guarantee the continued uninterrupted flow of (packaged) goods, the Commission needs to recognise packaging and its raw materials as essential and to open the designated priority lanes, the “green lanes” for their intra-EU transport.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -CLECAT, representing the Freight Forwarding and Customs brokerage sector in Europe, calls on the European Commission to take measures related to customs formalities to ensure the flow of essential goods across the EU borders.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 20, 2020 (Press Release) -The paper & board converters call on the European Commission and Member States governments to ensure continued cross-border and intercountry transport of raw materials, goods and packaging.
In this crisis situation, packaging is essential to ensure continuing supply for the pharmaceutical, food and drink and medical equipment sector.Read more
LONDON, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice of the UK’s recycling and waste management industry, has today called on the government to help keep vital waste services moving, as the closure of schools risks bringing the country to a halt.
The ESA has urgently called on Government to:Read more
BRUSSELS, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -The European Association of Core board (ECBA)/ Brussels, which represents about 90% of all European Coreboard producers is asking for free movements of core board and cores. In some members states the production and transport of coreboard is hampered based on the current coronavirus measurements.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Dear Commissioner,
As President of UETR the European association of Micro, Small and Medium-sized transport companies I would like to bring to your attention the work currently done with passion, courage and determination by thousands of haulers in the EU.Read more