Waste paper

EUROPEN comments on circular economy package

| The European Organization for Packaging and the Environment(EUROPEN) has made some recommendations on the EU legislative proposals for the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and Waste Framework Directive.

Circular Economy for paper: Better design and management guidelines

| A new publication provides essential guidance to all actors in the supply chain through simple ecodesign rules for paper products, without limiting innovation and the introduction of new techniques.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

European project to promote separate paper collection launched

| Impactpaperec is a European project to further increase the separate collection of paper for recycling and promote appropriate schemes to avoid landfilling and incineration.

Beverage carton maintains growth in recycling rates

| 43 % of beverage cartons were recycled in Europe in 2014, but further efforts are needed on banning packaging waste from landfilling.

Recovered paper: China’s recovered paper demand to remain “sustained”

| Despite the general focus of attention on China’s economic slowdown, the country’s imports of recovered paper from Europe have mounted a stout recovery in 2015, according to data presented by Ranjit Singh Baxi of UK-based J & H Sales International to the BIR Paper Division meeting held in Prague on October 26 under the presidency of Reinhold Schmidt of Recycling Karla Schmidt in Germany.

UK: More paper than ever binned

| According to BusinessWaste.co.uk, businesses are ordering more paper, ink cartridges and associated products in 2014 than they were five years ago, resulting in millions of tonnes of wasted paper.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

Paper Industry will not give up on end-of-waste

| “Hurdles to free trade are detrimental to economic growth and also to our companies,” declared BIR Paper Division President Reinhold Schmidt of Germany-based Recycling Karla Schmidt in opening the latest meeting, held on June 3 in Miami.