Cardboard likely chewed-up rainforest

No George Monbiot, corrugated cardboard is not likely to be from rainforest A statement from the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) in response to the article by George Monbiot in the Guardian of 11th January 2018 entitled “May’s plastic plan is big on gimmicks, but it won’t cut waste”. In Mr Monbiot’s column he erroneously […]

Collaboration is the Key to Sustainable Solution for used Coffee Cups

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) welcomes the focus that the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has brought on the issue of recycling, not just for used coffee cups, but also other ‘on the go’ packaging. Simon Weston, CPI’s Director of Raw Materials said: “We welcome the EAC’s recommendation of a target and timescale to improve […]

CPI Broadens OPRL Ownership

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) is the latest organisation with an interest in materials recycling to join the expanding ownership of OPRL Ltd, the not-for-profit running the UK’s most widely recognised packaging recycling label scheme. It is a further step in the migration of the company to sit at the heart of the recycling […]

UK at risk of £600 Million Pound Budget Black Hole as Brexit discussions on EU Emissions Trading System reach end game

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will leave the EU wide Emissions Trading System before the reporting of 2018 emissions is completed. Because of this, the European Commission has proposed legislation that prevents any allowances issued by the UK Government (after 1st January 2018) from being used for compliance.* On average (2015-17) […]

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