(22 January, 2014) Canadians can no longer say they’d love to recycle their old paper boxes but can’t do it where they live.
Waste management policy is a hot topic at the moment as various provinces grapple with introducing or modifying what they are calling “Extended Producer Responsibility” or EPR programs on residential printed paper and packaging. The real elephant in the room, however, is the future role of municipalities in Blue Box waste management. Read the rest of the post here
(November 13, 2013) The University of Guelph study we highlighted in an earlier blog (Loblaw and IFCO need to clean up their act) is causing quite a few ripples in food safety, industry, and government circles throughout North America and Europe. Read the rest of the post here
PPEC represents the Canadian paper packaging industry on environmental issues. The council was founded by four separate sectors of the industry (packaging mills and converters) back in 1990, allowing them to work together and speak with one voice rather than several. Learn more…