Safe, circular, and sustainable. Beverage cartons are a nature-based packaging solution that allow for the safe use, storage, and transport of beverages and food. READ MORE

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ACE – The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment – provides a European platform for beverage carton manufacturers and their paperboard suppliers to benchmark and profile beverage cartons as a safe, circular, and sustainable packaging solution with low carbon benefits.

The ACE members are committed to providing a safe, circular, and sustainable packaging solution suitable for the needs of today and the future. Through the sourcing of renewable materials from sustainably managed forests and recycling at end-of-life, our packaging has a reduced environmental footprint and contributes to a low carbon circular economy, which makes it a smart and sustainable choice.





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ACE announces increased recycling rate for beverage cartons

ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, is pleased to announce that the recycling rate for beverage cartons in the EU28 rose to 51% in 2019. This represents a continued year-on-yea...
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ACE issues statement on EU biodiversity strategy

ACE welcomes European Commission President von der Leyen and the Council of the EU’s support for increasing the global ambition for biodiversity and endorsing the “Leaders’ Pledge for Nature”...
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what are Beverage Cartons?

Collection, sorting, and effective recycling of used beverage cartons has been established in EU Member States for many years. Read our “Best Practices on Beverage Carton Recycling” to learn about the recyclability credentials of beverage cartons, while understanding what stakeholders in the value chain can do to facilitate further collection and recycling successes in the future.

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