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Recycling
All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. In 2015, 44% of beverage cartons in EU-28 were recycled.
Resource Efficiency
The beverage carton industry now produces 40% more cartons with the same amount of wood fibres as 20 years ago.
Environmental Footprint
Beverage cartons have the lowest carbon footprint in their core categories of milk and fruit juice packaging.
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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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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  • European Parliament takes major step towards a viable EU Circular Economy
    14 Mar 2017

    European Parliament takes major step towards a viable EU Circular Economy

    The members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the European ...
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  • MEPs demonstrate their commitment to transition Europe towards a Circular Economy
    25 Jan 2017

    MEPs demonstrate their commitment to transition Europe towards a Circular Economy

    Members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the vote of ...
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Archive

  • 17 Nov 2017

    Industry calls for all packaging to be separately collected to increase recycling

    Dear Sir/Madam, The undersigned industries[1] call for your support in the ongoing Trilogue discussions ...
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  • 12 Sep 2017

    Beverage carton recycling on the rise in Europe

    In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed ...
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