WASHINGTON, DC, April 29, 2014 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced that 63.5 percent of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2013.
"Paper recovery for recycling is a collective effort," said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman. "We thank the millions of Americans who recycle at home, work and school every day for helping to make paper recovery a success."Read more
SWINDON, UK, Jan. 22, 2014 (Press Release) -
Corrugated packaging plays a pivotal role in supply chain sustainability by protecting goods in transit and offering a shelf-ready packaging solution for retailers, but there is more to this valuable resource than meets the eye.
Innovation is transforming the image of the world's favourite form of packaging, proving its trademark recyclability and versatility can provide eye-catching uses beyond its traditional purpose, says Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI).Read more
Box buyers still have plenty of options even as the number of suppliers shrinks. Why?
Remember when box prices rose in tandem with containerboard prices? Sure, a 30 or 60 day lag existed and the box price increase didn’t always go up as much as the board price increase. But the trend was pretty consistent.Read more
ATLANTA, March 6, 2013 (Press Release) -Three TAPPI Standards have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as American National Standards it was announced today.Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 14, 2013 (Press Release) -An amendment to Annex I of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive on packaging definitions has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
The amendment harmonises the list of products being defined as "packaging", which now includes rolls, tubes and cylinders. The amendment also lists exceptions, which are valid for industrial cores used in the paper industry.
The relevant paragraph for industrial cores in the Annex reads:Read more