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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.
Resource Efficiency
The beverage carton industry now produces 40% more cartons with the same amount of wood fibres as 20 years ago.
Environmental Footprint
Beverage cartons have the lowest carbon footprint in their core categories of milk and fruit juice packaging.

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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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  • 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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    25 Jan 2016

    Save the date: EU Circular Economy - Making it work

    Join us for a high level debate on EU Circular Economy: Making it work on ...
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Archive

  • 02 Mar 2016

    The Need for Harmonised EU Legislation on Food Contact Materials

    This consultation paper has been jointly prepared by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons ...
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  • 10 Feb 2016

    Statement: Changes to ACE Secretariat

    Bertil Heerink, ACE Director General, has decided to leave ACE to pursue new ...
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