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Resource Efficiency
The beverage carton industry now produces 40% more cartons with the same amount of wood fibres as 20 years ago.
Recycling
All the materials used in beverage cartons are recyclable. In 2017, 48% of beverage cartons in EU-28 were recycled.
Environmental Footprint
Beverage cartons have the lowest carbon footprint in their core categories of milk and fruit juice packaging.
We’re not just square, we’re circular
Make renewables a key to unlock the circular economy
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.

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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 Highlights

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  • 26 May 2020

    JOINT STATEMENT ON THE CLIMATE LAW

    We the undersigned, representing various sectors active in packaging and the bioeconomy, support an ambitious ...
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  • 20 May 2020

    ACE ISSUES RESPONSE TO THE EU’S FARM TO FORK STRATEGY

    ACE (The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment) welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy, ...
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Archive

  • 30 Jan 2019

    Beverage Cartons team up with WWF and UN to enhance biodiversity in Life-Cycle Assessments

    The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), representing the European beverage ...
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  • 19 Dec 2018

    Beverage Carton companies launch EXTR:ACT platform to boost recycling

    The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) today announced that it ...
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