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BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials


Published by British Retail Consortium (BRC)

Carbon Footprint for Cartons


Published by Procarton

Carbon Footprint for Cartons

Guidance covering methodology, carbon sequestration
Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Carton design awards

Website with award-winning designs
Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Carton Packaging Fact File


Published by Procarton

Carton suppliers in the UK

Search function for BPIF members
Published by British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF)

Cartons and carbon footprint

IVL Sweden report
Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Checking out food waste

Research from INCPEN shows the top 20 food items wasted or reduced-to-clear between the wholesale depot and the retail check-out. It uses data from three major UK supermarkets who together account for 65% of the UK market - unlike most previous work which has been extrapolated or estimated from small samples.
Published by INCPEN

Code of Practice for Glass Forming (I.S.) Machines

This code of practice provides practical guidance for container glass manufacturers on the safe operation, assessment and control of glass forming machines and ancillary equipment; as well as providing information about suitable control measures, safety devices and guidance for operators, change teams and maintenance engineers.
Published by British Glass

Confederation of Paper Industries


Published by CPI (Confederation of Paper Industries)

Corrugated board life cycle studies

Lifecycle study results - LCA data from 2012
Published by European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO)

Corrugating materials manufacturers in the UK

List of CPI members
Published by Confederation of the Paper Industries (CPI)

DBA members directory

List of designers including packaging
Published by Design Business Association (DBA)

Eco efficiency of steel packaging

Benefits and properties of steel food packaging
Published by The Association of European Producers of Steel (APEAL)