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.





Latest news


Beverage carton industry verifies continued commitment on wood fibre traceability

ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, and its members are proud to announce that they continue to make positive progress in reaching their commitment on wood fibre traceability....
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Beverage carton industry highlights role of sustainable packaging for the EU

On the 25th of November 2020 ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, co-hosted a virtual event with POLITICO Europe, “Will the EU be ready for all packaging to be sustainable by...
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What are Beverage Cartons?

Supporting evidence – Environmental performance of beverage cartons

This report focuses on environmental performance of beverage cartons compared to alternative packaging options for liquid food and beverages. Circular Analytics reviewed life cycle assessment studies commissioned by members of ACE (‘The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment’), as well as further studies identified by conducting a literature search carried out for dairy products and non carbonated softdrinks such as juice covering EU or markets within the EU.

Proforest 10th annual report

ACE converters self-commitment on third-party verified traceability systems for wood fibres.

Best practices on beverage carton recycling

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.

from twitter

ANNOUNCEMENT📢: We are delighted to announce the launch of the new ACE Ireland website 🎉

You can now visit to view all our latest news and updates about the #BeverageCarton industry and levels of #recycling in Ireland.

@Beveragecartons @CartonRecycling