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CPI Launches 2024 Paper Industry Gold Awards

October 30, 2023

CPI, in partnership with the Paper Gold Medal Association (PGMA), are delighted to launch the 2024 Paper Industry Gold Awards.Read More

Simpler Recycling (Consistency of Collections) Government response

October 23, 2023

CPI is deeply disappointed at the Government's announcement not to introduce separate collections of paper and card.Read More

EU Reuse Targets for Transport Packaging Threaten to Drastically Increase Plastic Consumption

October 20, 2023

CPI calls upon European decision makers to stand firm and support the cardboard exemptions in the PPWR. This is crucial to support the UK and wider European economy, protect local jobs, and promote sustainable packaging solutions that have been theRead More

PABIAC Partners Commit to Further Health and Safety Improvements

October 13, 2023

Health and Safety – it’s in our hands is the 6th Paper and Board Industry Advisory Committee (PABIAC) strategy to be launched since 1998 and sets out the priorities for the UK’s Paper-based Industries over the next four years.Read More

The UK’s Paper-based Industries stress that End of Waste for paper and board occurs at the point o

July 13, 2023

CPI has released a position paper which reaffirms the UK’s Paper-based Industries’ position that the End of Waste (EoW) for paper and board occurs at the point of actual recycling, i.e., the pulping stage.Read More

Amendments to new EU Packaging Regulation could lead to a tsunami of plastics

June 22, 2023

Amendments would introduce high levels of reusable packaging that will significantly increase the amount of plastic on the market, while all other moves are towards decreased levels of plastic.Read More

Press Statement: CPI Response to BBC Article on Recyclability of Pizza Boxes and Paper Coffee Cups

June 1, 2023

The BBC article What is wishcycling? Government plans to tackle recycling contamination, published on 31 May 2023, contains misleading claims on the recyclability of pizza boxes and paper coffee cups. CPI responds.Read More

First of its kind recyclability tool for fibre-based packaging launches in UK

May 24, 2023

Today marks a turning point for the UK’s Paper-based Industries with the launch of Papercycle: a ground-breaking recyclability assessment and certification service for fibre-based packaging products and materials for the UK and beyond.Read More

CPI Publishes 2022-23 Annual Review

May 12, 2023

CPI has published its 2022-23 Annual Review.Read More

Separate collections - the opportunity to increase quality

March 30, 2023

CPI has today published a position paper on how the quality of Paper for Recycling can be improved via separate collections of paper and card.Read More

Paper Industry Gold Awards 2023 Winners

March 24, 2023

On Wednesday 22nd March 2023 over 100 representatives from across the UK’s Paper-based Industries gathered on the House of Commons Terrace to celebrate the achievements of the industry.Read More

Science based Industries join forces

February 3, 2023

Key industrial players representing a £73 billion UK sector have signed a collaboration agreement to launch ‘Flue2Chem’ - a collaborative programme to transform the sustainability of the UK’s consumer products industry and reduce green-house gasRead More

CPI Welcomes Continued Support to Address High Energy Costs

January 10, 2023

CPI welcomes the extension of the EBRS support programme and especially the support offered to energy and trade intensive industries (ETII) that includes most sites making paper or paper-based products.Read More

Sustainable Wildlife Garden Project Receives £500 Grant from CPI

January 9, 2023

A Suffolk based charity, ‘Chevington, Chedburgh, Depden and Rede Community Council’, has received a £530 grant from CPI.Read More

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