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Cepi’s new visual identity reveal

Renewable, recycled, responsible. Cepi has revealed its new visual identity. Check out the video story behind it!

Bioenergy, forestry sectors jump on EU’s green finance bandwagon

Bioenergies, including wood, biofuels and forest-based industries, should be recognised under the EU’s draft sustainable finance taxonomy, in line with the recently-updated renewable energy directive, an industry coalition has claimed.
Circular economy 28-08-2019

EU paper recyclers ‘in crisis’ as China waste import ban bites

China’s ban on waste imports has thrown Europe’s paper recycling sector “in a crisis situation,” leading to a chronic oversupply of recovered paper that sent prices plummeting by 300% over the past two years, according to trade group EuRIC.

Paper, the forgotten forest destroyer

As the world awakes to the threat posed by palm oil and soy to our forests, it’s in danger of overlooking how paper and packaging drives industrial logging, mis-shapes millions of hectares of forest landscapes and creates monoculture plantations, writes Sini Eräjää.

Paper boss: EU’s Circular Economy Package could have been more ambitious

The European Commission’s Circular Economy Package could have been more ambitious, the director-general of the Confederation of European Paper Industries said in an interview about recycling, Brussels red tape and the shift to a low-carbon economy.

EU climate laws ‘cost paper recyclers 40% of their profits’

EXCLUSIVE/ EU climate legislation robs paper recyclers of at least 40% of their profits, the equivalent of at least one billion euros of lost potential investment in the green economy, a European paper industry chief has said.

MEPs reject paper waste proposal over health concerns

The European Parliament has voted against changing the legal definition of when dumped paper ceases to be considered waste and fit for recycling over concerns that the proposed new rules could undermine existing environmental laws.

EU may bin new recycling rules amid intense lobbying

European lawmakers and waste management experts will meet in Strasbourg today (24 October) to discuss a controversial proposal to change the legal definition of waste, a move industry says will heavily damage the EU’s lucrative paper recycling sector.

Recycling stats do not paper over EU’s waste problem

A study has said that Europe recycles 71.7% of its paper and cardboard, but landfill and incineration rates for other types of waste remain high across the continent.

Packaging boss: ‘Paper for recycling is short in Europe’

Demand for recycled paper is so strong in Asian countries that corrugated board manufacturers are finding it hard to get sufficient supply, Roberto Villaquiran said in an interview with EURACTIV.

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