CPI Biennial Health, Safety and Industry Conference – Bookings now being taken

After months of preparation, the programme for this year’s CPI Biennial Health, Safety and Industry Conference is now complete. In an ever changing political and social climate, this year’s conference will focus on the many issues facing the UK Paper Industry and the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead. The conference will provide an unrivalled […]

Design for the Future: New Guidelines Support Paper-based Packaging

New recycling guidelines that will help retailers and brands specify and design packaging that can be reprocessed effectively in paper mills have been launched by the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), in conjunction with WRAP. These guidelines have been developed after broad consultation with the packaging supply chain and are intended to give clarity for […]


Members of CPI’s Recovered Paper Council (RPC) continue to be concerned about the poor quality of paper being presented from post domestic collections. In early 2018, and particularly in light of Chinese restrictions on the importation of mixed papers largely recovered through household collections, it was agreed that members would fund a campaign to promote […]

Recyclability Guidelines

Over the past six months, a subcommittee of CPI’s Recovered Paper Council has worked with WRAP and other packaging supply chain stakeholders to develop a set of Recyclability Guidelines to help retailers and designers understand the issues surrounding the recyclability of paper and board-based packaging and to encourage them to specify and design packaging that […]

Customs Declaration Service

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is beginning a phased launch of the Customs Declaration Service (CDS). CDS will replace the existing Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system, with all declarations taking place on CDS from early 2019. CHIEF currently processes declarations to facilitate the international movement of goods between the UK and […]

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