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Revisiting Paper Packaging’s Circular Economy as Court Rules on Plastics Ban

A Canadian Federal Court recently announced its ruling in response to the lawsuit brought forward by the Responsible Plastic Use Coalition (RPUC), made up of companies from the plastics industry, who requested a judicial review of the federal government’s decision to add plastic manufactured items (PMIs) to the List of Toxic Substances under the Canadian […]

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Paper Packaging Circular Economy

circular economy https://ppec-paper.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Circular-Economy-Motion-Graphic-Website-2023-_-Septembr.mp4 Paper packaging is a circular economy success story that utilizes renewable resources that are regenerated, promotes the use of recycled content, and minimizes waste.  Take a closer look at the paper packaging industry’s circular economy:  While most paper packaging made in Canada is made with recycled content, the paper fibres it was originally

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Celebrating Waste Reduction Week and the Circular Economy of Paper-based Packaging

The Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Waste Reduction Week in Canada, taking place this week. Waste Reduction Week is an important program focused on the principles of circular economy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction; principles that PPEC and its members strongly support and apply to

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Survey Says: Recycled Content a Key Component to Paper Packaging’s Circular Economy

Most boxes and cartons manufactured in Canada are made of recycled content – from old boxes and other used paper material collected from the back of factories, supermarkets, office buildings, and residential Blue Box recycling programs. And there has been a significant increase in average recycled content for paper-based packaging over the years, up from

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What Reducing Plastics Means for the Canadian Paper Packaging Industry

There are so many policy proposals aimed at addressing plastic packaging right now that it can be hard to keep track of it all. The Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) has been working to stay updated on government and industry initiatives aimed at reducing plastics – both in Canada and globally – and

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Benefits of Paper Packaging

benefits of paper packaging Paper packaging not only has an essential role when it comes to safety and convenience, it also has many positive environmental benefits.  Paper is made from a renewable resource from sustainably managed forests Unlike most other packaging materials, paper packaging is originally made from a renewable resource — trees. Trees help

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Types of Paper Packaging

types of packaging In Canada, there are three major paper packaging grades: Containerboard (e.g., corrugated cardboard boxes), boxboard (e.g., cereal, cracker boxes), and Kraft paper (e.g., paper bags for items like groceries and paper sacks used for sugar, flour). Each of these paper grades have their own purpose, benefits, and use, but they are all

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PAPER PACKAGING

paper packaging In Canada, there are three major paper packaging grades: Containerboard, boxboard, and Kraft paper.  Learn more about the types of paper packaging in Canada. Paper packaging not only has an essential role when it comes to safety and convenience, it also has many positive environmental attributes. RESOURCES Learn more about the paper packaging

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Paper Packaging Leads the Way

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, as measured by marketed tonnage, based on new data released by the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA), the regulator mandated by the Government of Ontario to enforce the province’s circular economy laws. RPRA’s new Datacall Report summarizes information generated by the 246 programs participating

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