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Industry's Actions

Beverage cartons are recyclable and recycled

Recycling beverage cartons has many benefits. It enables the efficient use of raw materials by extending their life into new products. Recycling reduces greenhouse gas emission and diverts valuable materials from landfill. 

Industry activities to support recycling

ACE members are committed to supporting and promoting beverage carton recycling across Europe. They ensure that all the materials used in their packaging are recyclable and facilitate and promote recycling by:

  • Sharing best practice among recyclers and supporting the development of recycling solutions;
  • Supporting packaging recovery organisations and local authorities in setting up collection schemes – e.g. various Green Dot schemes in Europe;
  • Initiating and supporting communication to consumers about how to recycle used beverage cartons.