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Forestry
100% of the paperboard produced in Europe for the manufacturing of beverage cartons comes from paper mills that have an FSC certified chain-of-custody in place.
Recycling
All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. In 2012, 39% of beverage cartons in EU-27 were recycled.
Environmental Footprint
Beverage cartons have the lowest carbon footprint in their core categories of milk and fruit juice packaging.
Resource Efficiency
The beverage carton industry now produces 40% more cartons with the same amount of wood fibres as 20 years ago.

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  • It's easy to recycle beverage cartons!
    All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. Recycling beverage cartons reduces carbon emissions and enables a better use of raw material resources. Paper mills, very interested in the quality fibre that makes beverage ...
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Working with nature

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment – provides a European platform for beverage carton manufacturers and their paperboard suppliers to benchmark and profile cartons as renewable, recyclable and low carbon packaging solutions.

ACE members work together to demonstrate that beverage carton packaging is the smart green choice today and in the future.

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  • Save the date for ACE 20th Anniversary celebration
    29 Jul 2014

    Save the date for ACE 20th Anniversary celebration

    We warmly invite you to save the date to celebrate ACE 20th Anniversary with us. The ...
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  • Beverage carton recycling in Europe continues to increase
    03 Jul 2014

    Beverage carton recycling in Europe continues to increase

    The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) is pleased to note that recycling ...
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