The future of paper packaging

(05 August 2015) Yes, it has one! PPEC is pleased to announce the impressive line-up for its upcoming October 28th event on the Future of Packaging. Confirmed speakers include: Read the rest of the post here…

Most Canadian boxes, cartons now 100% recycled content

(30 June 2015) Most boxes and cartons manufactured in Canada are now 100% recycled content, made completely from old boxes and other used paper material collected from the back of factories, supermarkets, office buildings, or from residential Blue Box programs.

Some 13 mills across Canada produce nothing but 100% recycled content board, according to PPEC’s latest Recycled Content Survey. The industry’s environmental council completes Read the rest of the post here…

Friends of PPEC, you are invited!

(12 June 2015) It’s party time! The industry’s environmental council turns 25 this year and wants to let its hair down (what’s left of it!). The plan is to both celebrate the past and to look forward to the future, while having a good time.Read the rest of the post here…

BC’s new Blue Box program a good model of real EPR

(19 May 2015) British Columbia’s new full producer responsibility program for the Blue Box is getting a bad rap, certainly in Ontario where some waste haulers, municipalities, and even a few provincial government people are calling it a disaster. Here are some of the claims we are hearing. Read the rest of the post here…


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