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Paper recycling chain exceeds its voluntary commitment /// 20 October 2016
European Paper Recycling at 71.5% in 2015
ETS Review: European paper industry commends rejection of tiered approach /// 13 October 2016
Today’s vote in the European Parliament marks a major stepping stone for the ETS review.
“This message reads loud and clear:
NO to a tiered approach on carbon leakage and YES to a dynamic and predictable benchmark’s reduction”
Joint Statement: Working Group on the future direction of FOREST EUROPE /// 12 October 2016
European forest owners, managers and forest-based industries released a joint statement today, outlining key elements to be included in the review of the FOREST EUROPE process to ensure Sustainable Forest Management (SFM), at the first meeting of the working group on the future direction of the FOREST EUROPE in Bratislava.
We welcome the European Commission’s intention to create a technically interoperable system in all Member States. However, the introduction of any distance-based road charging measure will inevitably be more costly. Road charging should not result in penalising of the road.
Short summary: The proposal to reduce the VAT rate for e-books will not necessarily reduce the current price of e-books, as publishers may not pass this reduction to the end consumer.
Response to public consultation on access to international road haulage /// 16 September 2016
Short summary: We support a completely free market for transport services in the European Union that can improve industry’s competitiveness. Liability of shippers should be proportionate.
Key Statistics 2015 /// 30 June 2016
Welcome to the latest issue of CEPI’s Key Statistics, giving a clear picture of the European pulp and paper industry’s performance in 2015.
Paper for Recycling Quality Control guidelines /// 4 April 2016
The European Standard EN 643, European list of standard grades of paper and board for recycling, is the basic document to be used by industry professionals in the buying and selling of paper for recycling. Interested parties should order the EN 643 from their respective national standardisation body . The standard was revised in 2013.
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