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Recycling
All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. In 2012, 39% of beverage cartons in EU-27 were recycled.
Environmental Footprint
Beverage cartons have the lowest carbon footprint in their core categories of milk and fruit juice packaging.
Resource Efficiency
The beverage carton industry now produces 40% more cartons with the same amount of wood fibres as 20 years ago.
Forestry
100% of the paperboard produced in Europe for the manufacturing of beverage cartons comes from paper mills that have an FSC certified chain-of-custody in place.

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  • It's easy to recycle beverage cartons!
    All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. Recycling beverage cartons reduces carbon emissions and enables a better use of raw material resources. Paper mills, very interested in the quality fibre that makes beverage ...
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Working with nature

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment – provides a European platform for beverage carton manufacturers and their paperboard suppliers to benchmark and profile cartons as renewable, recyclable and low carbon packaging solutions.

ACE members work together to demonstrate that beverage carton packaging is the smart green choice today and in the future.

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Ace Highlights

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  • Bertil Heerink appointed as new Director General of ACE
    15 Apr 2015

    Bertil Heerink appointed as new Director General of ACE

    The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) is very pleased to welcome Mr ...
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  • Commissioner Karmenu Vella congratulates ACE for its 20th Anniversary
    05 Dec 2014

    Commissioner Karmenu Vella congratulates ACE for its 20th Anniversary

    At the occasion of celebrating ACE's 20th anniversary, Commissioner Karmenu Vella in his video message addressed ...
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Archive

  • 14 Jul 2015

    European paper and beverage carton industries welcome European Parliament’s views on renewable and recyclable materials

    On Thursday 9 July, the European Parliament gave a clear message to the ...
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  • 05 Dec 2014

    ACE letter to First-Vice President Timmermans asking not to withdraw the Circular Economy Package

    Members of the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) wrote a ...
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