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 […]

Open Letter to Prime Minister:

Avoiding a No Deal Brexit The Director General of the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), Andrew Large, has today (12th October 2018) written an open letter to the Prime Minister expressing deep concern about the possibility of a “No Deal” Brexit outcome and the resulting risk of disruption. The text of that letter is reproduced […]

Chancellor’s Autumn Budget: Suggested Measures from the UK Paper Industry

The Director General of the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), Andrew Large, has written to the Chancellor outlining some key recommendations for the forthcoming Budget scheduled for 29 October. Andrew highlighted that making paper is energy intensive, and notwithstanding huge improvements in efficiency and some support from Government, quickly increasing energy prices and a number […]

CPI Comments on the IPCC Special Report

The publication of the latest report (‘IPCC Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C – a first assessment’) reaffirms that to minimise the adverse effects of climate change, there needs to be substantial changes to the way energy and resources are used if decarbonisation targets are to be achieved. Acting on these priorities calls for huge […]

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