50 % reduced water intake

The forest fibre-based industry continues to invest in technologies to close the processes, reuse, and clean water. Therefore, water intake ūüĆä has decreased almost by half in the past 30 years!‚Äč #DYK that the after cleaning, the industry returns 90% of the water to the environment.Source: Cepi

Happy New Year 2024!

ūüĆ≤ūüéČ Happy New Year from #Greensource!ūüéČūüĆ≤ Let’s celebrate growth, sustainability, and prosperity by continuing to nurture our forests and creating a flourishing and greener future together in 2024! #DYK that each year European forests grow by an average 157 million m3? Source: State of Europe‚Äôs forests 2020 #Greensource eugreensource.org

ūü饂ú®¬†Happy Holidays from #Greensource!¬†‚Äč

ūü饂ú® Happy Holidays from #Greensource! ‚Äč As we celebrate the season of giving, we encourage you to add a touch of¬†sustainability to your festivities.¬†ūüĆŅRemember to reuse or recycle your gift¬†wrappings and cardboard boxes and spread the¬†joy¬†while reducing your¬†footprint.¬†‚Äč

#DYK that the land covered by forests has continuously grown in Europe over the last 15 years? 

#DYK¬†that the land covered by forests has continuously grown in Europe¬†over the last 15 years?¬†ūüĆ≤ūüĆ≤ūüĆ≤ūüĆ≤‚Äč‚ÄčIt has grown by 59,000 km2 which is the equivalent of twice the surface¬†area of Belgium!¬†ūüáßūüá™ūüáßūüᙂÄč‚ÄčSource: State of Europe‚Äôs forests 2020‚Äč‚Äč#Greensource‚Äčeugreensource.org‚ÄčCepi,¬†Pro Carton – The association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers,¬†The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment¬†,¬†EUROPEAN ORGANISATION OF THE SAWMILL […]

Cardboard has¬†one of the lowest carbon footprints of any packaging¬†substrate!‚Äč

Cardboard has¬†one of the lowest carbon footprints of any packaging¬†substrate!‚Äč‚ÄčThanks to the #circularity of cardboard packaging, it has minimal effect¬†on¬†the environment¬†ūüćɬ†during its:‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ôĽÔłŹ¬†Production¬†‚ě°ÔłŹ¬†it is made from recycled and renewable¬†fibres‚Äč.‚Äč‚Äč‚ôĽÔłŹ¬†End of life ‚ě°ÔłŹ¬†cardboard¬†can be recycled again and again.‚Äč‚ÄčSource:¬†Cepi‚Äč‚Äč#Greensource‚Äčeugreensource.org‚ÄčCepi, Pro Carton – The association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers, The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment , […]

The cartonboard and folding carton industry has reduced its carbon footprint by 24%

The cartonboard and folding carton industry has reduced its carbon footprint by 24% since 2018, averaging at 249 kgCO2e cradle-to-grave. ‚Äč Through improved resource efficiencies and investments in renewable energy sources the fibre-based packaging industry has become a leader in climate impact reduction.‚Äč Source: The Carbon Footprint of Carton Packaging 2023 study, carried out by […]

Recycling is an important factor in achieving the EU objective for a #CircularEconomy!

Recycling¬†ūüĒĄ¬†is an important factor in achieving the EU objective for a¬†#CircularEconomy!¬†#DYK¬†that with an 82% recycling rate, fibre-based packaging is a¬†#Circularity¬†champion!¬†ūüŹÜ¬† Source: Eurostat #Greensourceeugreensource.orgCepi,¬†Pro Carton – The association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers,¬†The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment¬†,¬†EUROPEAN ORGANISATION OF THE SAWMILL INDUSTRY¬†and EPIS

Paper and board are the most recycled materials in Europe… And it doesn‚Äôt stop there!

Paper and board are the most recycled materials in Europe… And it doesn‚Äôt stop there! By 2030, the industry has pledged to increase its recycling rates even more!‚Äč‚Äč The forest-based sector is a #Circularity champion aiming for a ūüﶠ90% recycling rate for paper & board packaging‚Äč.‚Äč This best-in-class commitment demonstrates how the industry is a global front runner […]

82% of fibre-based packaging products are recycled, making the industry a circularity

82% of fibre-based packaging products are recycled, making the industry a circularity champion! ‚Äč The low emissions and minimal waste of their fabrication process make them extremely resource efficient.¬†#ThePowerOfTrees¬†ūüĆ≤ūüíö#Greensourceeugreensource.orgCepi,¬†Pro Carton – The association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers,¬†The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment¬†,¬†EUROPEAN ORGANISATION OF THE SAWMILL INDUSTRY¬†and EPIS

#Bioeconomy means using renewable raw materials for food, products and energy…

#Bioeconomy¬†means using renewable raw materials for food,¬†products and energy‚Ķ and¬†a¬†#circular¬†forest-based economy #Bioeconomy¬†means using renewable raw materials for food,¬†products and energy‚Ķ and¬†a¬†#circular¬†forest-based economy does just that in a highly resource efficient way!¬†ūüĒĀūüĆ≥ A European forest-based bioeconomy¬†implies better resource management¬†which¬†entails minimizing waste and maximising efficiency along the¬†whole¬†value chain. #DYK¬†that trees are a source of more than 5000 […]