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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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Recycling
All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. In 2017, 48% of beverage cartons in EU-28 were recycled.

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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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  • THE ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT (ACE) ANNOUNCES INCREASED RECYCLING RATE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
    05 Nov 2019

    THE ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT (ACE) ANNOUNCES INCREASED RECYCLING RATE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

    –   Announcement coincides with launch of recycling campaign from the ACE Secretariat – ACE is pleased ...
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  • 17 Oct 2019

    BEVERAGE CARTON INDUSTRY JOINS FORCES GLOBALLY TO DRIVE ACTION ON SUSTAINABILITY

    The beverage carton industry creates GRACE - THE GLOBAL RECYCLING ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT, ...
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Archive

  • 30 Jan 2019

    Beverage Cartons team up with WWF and UN to enhance biodiversity in Life-Cycle Assessments

    The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), representing the European beverage ...
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  • 19 Dec 2018

    Beverage Carton companies launch EXTR:ACT platform to boost recycling

    The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) today announced that it ...
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