Celebrating National Forest Week
PPEC has enjoyed celebrating National Forest Week, which is taking place this week, as the sustainable management of Canada’s forests is fundamental to PPEC members and the circular economy of the paper packaging industry. Read PPEC’s latest blog Celebrating National Forest Week.
PPEC Releases 2022 Recycled Content Survey
What does ChatGPT say about paper packaging’s circular economy?
Conversations around the power of artificial intelligence continue to be heard across our business and personal lives, and the multitude of headlines about ChatGPT has us wondering what it would say about paper packaging’s circular economy. Read more about What does ChatGPT say about paper packaging’s circular economy.
Pitting Packaging Materials Against Each Other Misses the Bigger Picture
Some articles miss providing fact-based information on how paper packaging is made, how forests are managed in Canada, the function of packaging, the rise of consumption, and the role of the consumer. Read PPEC’s new blog – Pitting Packaging Materials Against Each Other Misses the Bigger Picture.
Banning Paper Bags is Not the Solution
Waste diversion is a shared responsibility – we all have a role to play to ensure waste is minimized and, wherever possible, diverted from landfill. The issue is not with paper bags, and a ban is not the solution. Read PPEC’s latest blog – Banning paper bags is not the solution.
Paper-based Packaging Leads the Way for Ontario’s Household Blue Box Program
Paper-based packaging continues to be a success story in Ontario’s household Blue Box program. Read PPEC’s newest blog – Paper-based packaging leads the way for Ontario’s Household Blue Box Program – to examine the latest data.
Are We Putting the Cart Before the Horse When it Comes to EPR in the IC&I Sector?
PPEC monitors environmental issues impacting the Canadian paper packaging industry, especially recycling, since recycled paper-based materials are an important supply of our industry’s feedstock. Read PPEC’s new blog – Are We Putting the Cart Before the Horse When it Comes to EPR in the IC&I Sector?
The Facts about Sustainable Forestry and the Canadian Paper-Based Packaging Industry
In celebration of the International Day of Forests, the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) would like to clear up some of the misconceptions. Read more in PPEC’s blog – The Facts about Sustainable Forestry and the Canadian Paper-Based Packaging Industry.
Where is Canada’s Guidance on Environmental Claims?
There continues to be increased global activity and enforcement around environmental claims and greenwashing, the practice of making false or misleading environmental sustainability claims. Read more in PPEC’s latest blog – Where is Canada’s Guidance on Environmental Claims?
The Circular Economy of a Recyclable Pizza Box
February 9 is National Pizza Day, and PPEC wants to celebrate by reminding you that pizza boxes are recyclable in Canada. Read the latest blog to learn more about the circular economy of a recyclable pizza box.
Statistics Canada’s New Waste Management Survey Results: Paper Represents 35% of Diversion
PPEC’s new blog post provides a breakdown of the paper diversion data by province and by source, i.e. what is collected through residential recycling programs vs. non-residential sources like from the backs of factories and supermarkets. Read PPEC’s blog – Statistics Canada’s New Waste Management Survey Results: Paper Represents 35% of Diversion.
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