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10.10.2018

Interview with MEP Miriam Dalli: The role of recycling in reducing littering

Miriam Dalli, Member of the European Parliament, shares her views on the role of recycling as an enabler of resource efficient and low-carbon economy and as a solution to tackle marine littering: R...
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10.10.2018

Rising waste collection and recycling: Europe’s optimal solution for a true circularity

48% of beverage cartons were recycled in the EU in 2017, marking the twelfth consecutive year of increased recycling of our cartons. The European beverage carton industry is proud of this achievement...
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09.10.2018

Interview with Niko Kumar, Valtex: Slovenian waste cycle of beverage cartons

Niko Kumar, Director of Valtex & Co., explains about the pilot system “Municipal material flow cycle of Beverage Cartons of Novo mesto" : VALTEX is among the founding members of a joint pro...
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26.09.2018

Beverage carton industry: ambitious policy implementation and industry initiatives for increased recycling

Recycling of beverage cartons is growing in the EU and reached 48% in 2017, according to industry-wide figures. This marks the twelfth consecutive year of increased recovery for recycling. Last year,...
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23.05.2018

The Beverage Carton Industry launches a platform to increase recycling across Europe

ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, welcomes yesterday’s final adoption of the revised legislative package on waste by the Council of the EU. ACE members believe that the pro...
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15.12.2017

Season’s Greetings

A wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year 2018 from everyone at ACE!...
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27.11.2017

The role of packaging in meeting the objectives of the circular economy

Joke Schauvliege, the Flemish Minister for Environment, Nature and Agriculture, shares her view on the role of packaging in EU's circular economy: Does Europe need more ambitious recycling targets to...
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27.11.2017

The role of packaging in meeting the objectives of the circular economy

Mark Demesmaeker, Member of the European Parliament, shares his view on the role of packaging in EU's circular economy: Does Europe need more ambitious recycling targets to achieve the objectives of...
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27.11.2017

What more needs to be done to achieve a circular economy in packaging?

Different stakeholders share their views on what more needs to be done to achieve a circular economy in packaging? Kęsţutis Sadauskas, Director for Circular Economy & Green Growth, European C...
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22.11.2017

Success factors for packaging in a circular economy

As the European Commission, Parliament and Council enter the final phase of their discussions on the review of EU waste legislation, including the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD), negot...
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17.11.2017

Industry calls for all packaging to be separately collected to increase recycling

Dear Sir/Madam, The undersigned industries call for your support in the ongoing Trilogue discussions on the Waste Legislative Package to ensure that all used packaging is collected separately. Our...
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12.09.2017

Beverage carton recycling on the rise in Europe

In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverag...
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12.09.2017

Beverage carton recycling on the rise in Europe

In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverag...
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18.05.2017

ACE visit: following the journey of beverage cartons from collection to recycling

On the 10th of May, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) organised a field visit to a waste sorting centre and a recycling plant. Representatives from EU Member States, European...
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14.03.2017

European Parliament takes major step towards a viable EU Circular Economy

The members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the European Parliament’s vote on the revision of EU waste legislation, which recognises the benefits of bio-based...
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25.01.2017

MEPs demonstrate their commitment to transition Europe towards a Circular Economy

Members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the vote of the ENVI Committee on changes to EU waste legislation, which recognises the benefits of bio-based materials a...
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