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 […]

Supermarket Trial of US-style Paper Bags

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) welcomes the move by Morrisons supermarket to trial large paper bags that can be reused by shoppers and which are fully recyclable. Whilst CPI understands that the trial is in just eight stores and that consumers will be charged 20p per paper bag, it will be interesting to see […]

Paper and Cardboard Recycling Industry Launches New Initiative to Help Councils Improve Quality of Recycling in a Changing Market

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has today announced the formal launch of OUR PAPER, a new programme to support councils in improving the quality and quantity of paper and card separately collected for recycling. OUR PAPER is an initiative that promotes the value of paper that local councils collect on behalf of the public, […]

CPI Statement about Arjowiggins

Following the recent announcement that Arjowiggins’ companies in the UK have been placed into the hands of administrators, the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) is ready and willing to help in any practical way. Clearly this is an incredibly worrying time for all employees and their families affected, including those in the areas of Stoneywood, […]

CPI and Sofidel speak with the BBC about potential ‘no deal’ Brexit challenges

CPI is concerned about the potential for delays of imports to the UK if Government does not achieve a trade deal over Brexit. Andrew Large, CPI Director General, and Guiseppe Munarie, country operations manager for Sofidel (which makes toilet roll for a number of brands) explain the issues. Click the headline to watch the video clip. Watch […]

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