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Something fishy about crate supplier’s recycled content assumptions

(ITASCA, IL (May 10, 2016) – The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) reviewed IFCO’s recently-published Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Reusable Plastic Containers and Display- and Non-Display Ready Corrugated Containers Used for Fresh Produce Applications, which was conducted by Franklin Associates and  Read the rest of the post here . . .

Plastics industry quietly removes false bag claims

(04 May 2016) The Canadian plastics industry has quietly deleted a couple of the false claims it was making on its bags website. PPEC highlighted the claims in a blog last month.

Gone is the claim that the ULS Report was completed according to ISO 14040-14043 standards and peer reviewed by North Carolina State University. Not true. Also absent now  Read the rest of the post here . . .

The reports of paper’s death are greatly exaggerated

(28 March 2016) We frequently hear and see comments about paper “dying” or being supplanted by other materials. It’s not happening, or at least not happening in the way many people think.

While the weight of paper entering Ontario homes, for example, fell  Read the rest of the post here . . .


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PPEC represents over 90% of the Canadian paper packaging industry on environmental issues. Here’s what some of them say about it.

For more on why it was formed click here. For its history of its achievements (some of them world and/or North American firsts) click here. For a summary of what some of its key movers and shakers say about it click here. If you want to join, click here.