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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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  • 100% TRACEABILITY OF WOOD WORLDWIDE ACHIEVED BY THE BEVERAGE CARTON PRODUCERS OF ACE
    30 Nov 2016

    100% TRACEABILITY OF WOOD WORLDWIDE ACHIEVED BY THE BEVERAGE CARTON PRODUCERS OF ACE

    The CEO’s of the world’s three leading beverage carton producers have announced the fulfillment of an industry commitment to guarantee that all paperboard used in the beverage cartons they produce globally contains wood fibre that is verified to come from legal and acceptable sources. 

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  • ACE position: European Circular Economy - Making It Work
    19 Feb 2016

    ACE position: European Circular Economy - Making It Work

    ACE and its members welcome the European Commission’s new Circular Economy proposal and see its ...
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Archive

  • 28 Sep 2016

    Beverage Carton recycling continues its growth

    Collecting all packaging separately and banning it from landfills would significantly boost the ...
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  • 07 Sep 2016

    ACE Announces Annick Carpentier as Director General

     The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) is delighted to announce ...
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