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Report assesses state of transition to circular economy in Europe

  On March 21, 2024, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a report titled “Accelerating the circular economy in Europe: State and outlook 2024.” The report aims to analyze how recent policies in the European Union support the transition toward a circular economy and offers options and prospects to further promote this transition in the future.  

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CPI warns changes to EU reuse regulations could harm corrugated sector

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has expressed concern at proposed amendments to the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), claiming the move could hamper circularity and innovation. Currently there are exemptions to cardboard, in relation to reuse targets for transport packaging. However, a proposed amendment could change that

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Paper Plays a Critical Role in the Digital Era

Oct. 30, 2023 – Given the ubiquitous nature of digital devices and digital service promotion, some businesses may be tempted to transition to paperless record keeping systems based on preconceived notions that going digital is somehow more sustainable. That assumption could not be further from the truth. Paper continues to

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Switching Off: Sweden Says Back-To-Basics Schooling Works on Paper

Sept. 11, 2023 – Since young children went back to school across Sweden recently, many of their teachers have been putting a new emphasis on printed books, quiet reading time and handwriting practice, and devoting less time to tablets, independent online research and keyboarding skills. The return to more traditional

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Paper producers beat the circularity drum

  Trade associations representing paperboard makers have been making their case for paperboard packaging as having achieved circularity. The descriptor “circular economy,” with recycling at its core, has gained traction globally throughout the 21st century, with the European Union consistently taking steps to back it via policy measures. As companies

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Spain will host 2023 European recycling event

The Recycling Today Media Group has selected the Milea Sitges Hotel in Sitges, Spain, as the venue for the 2023 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe. The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 7, and Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Milea Sitges, s a resort hotel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

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