How many times can a box be recycled? A great, but complex question.
Recycling corrugated boxes and other paper packaging is essential to the paper packaging industry’s circular economy. But have you ever wondered just how many times a box can be recycled and reused? Read the latest article – How Many Times Can a Box be Recycled?
What PPEC will be Watching in 2023
As PPEC continues to work on achieving its mission to promote the environmental sustainability of the Canadian paper packaging industry, we will also be closely monitoring key environmental issues in 2023. Read the latest blog from PPEC.
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Article Overlooks the Importance of Recycled Content
While the recent New York Times magazine article “Where Does All the Cardboard Come From? I Had to Know,” takes a deep dive on the topic of cardboard, it misses the opportunity to look closer at the positive environmental impact and circular economy of paper packaging. Read PPEC’s blog – Article Overlooks the Importance of Recycled Content.
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.
One Industry Voice on the Environment
As the environmental voice for the paper packaging industry, the role of the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) is to provide credible and trusted information, insight, and perspective on a wide range of environmental issues on behalf of all of our members. Read more about PPEC.
New FAQ Available from PPEC
Sustainable Forest Management and Climate Change
Sustainable forestry not only plays an important role in the industry’s circular economy, but it is also fundamental to helping mitigate climate change, which is fitting as this year’s theme of NFW is “Canada’s Forests: Solutions for a Changing Climate.” Read PPEC’s blog Sustainable Forest Management and Climate Change.
How Does Canada’s Ban on Single-Use Plastics Impact Paper Packaging?
There have been a lot of recent developments related to Canada’s Zero Plastic Waste Agenda and the federal government’s ban on single-use plastic products. Read PPEC’s blog on How Does Canada’s Ban on Single-Use Plastics Impact Paper Packaging?
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