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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.
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.
Environmental Footprint
Beverage cartons have the lowest carbon footprint in their core categories of milk and fruit juice packaging.

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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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  • How are beverage cartons recycled?
    14 Mar 2014

    How are beverage cartons recycled?

    This and much more about recycling beverage cartons is explained in the new ACE video.
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  • Take a look at the new ACE Water Management Brochure
    27 Feb 2014

    Take a look at the new ACE Water Management Brochure

    Freshwater is becoming scarcer and its uneven distribution will increase. Therefore, the value of water ...
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Archive

  • 21 Jan 2014

    ACE publishes its Winter Newsletter

    Ahead of the forthcoming review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, ACE collected views ...
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  • 11 Dec 2013

    ACE position on the Revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

    ACE hereby contributes the initial views of the beverage carton sector to the ...
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