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  • 29 AUG 2013

    Monitoring report 2012

    Today the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) announced an impressive 71.7% paper recycling rate for Europe. In their annual monitoring report the ERPC revealed that current paper consumption in Europe has dropped by 13% to the level of 1998, but the recycled amount of paper is 1.5 times higher than in 1998 - a remarkable achievement.

    For the press release, click here.

    Download (PDF - 1.37 MB)
  • 25 APR 2013

    Paper recycling in the office - Simple rules for serving the environment

    Paper recycling is the process of recovering used paper and reprocessing it into new recycled pulp and paper
    products. In an office, paper makes up 90% of the waste generated.

    Download (PDF - 1.02 MB)
  • 11 OCT 2012

    Monitoring report 2011

    Reporting on the latest recycling efforts of the industry.

    Download (PDF - 1.02 MB)
  • 25 NOV 2011

    Maximum value from paper for recycling - Towards a multi-product paper mill

    Report by:
    Kenniscentrum Papier en Karton (KCPK) – Marc Marsidi, Annita Westenbroek
    Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) - Jori Ringman-Beck
    Launched at the European Paper Week 2011 (REC/054/10)

    Download (PDF - 1.53 MB)
  • 27 SEP 2011

    European Declaration on Paper Recycling 2011-2015

    This Declaration shows the paper recycling sector's latest recycling targets and qualitative goals. Paper is already one of the best managed raw materials, boasting high recovery and recycling rates. Even so, the industry strives to do better.

    Download (PDF - 1.10 MB) - Available in [ES]
  • 17 AUG 2011

    Leitfaden zur Optimierung der Altpapierverwertung bei grafischen Papieren

    Das vorliegende Dokument befasst sich mit der Wiederverwertung von grafischem Altpapier zur Herstellung grafischer Papiere und anderen weißen Papieren.

    Download (PDF - 137.83 kB)
  • 18 JUL 2011

    Assessment of Printed Product Recyclability

    Scorecard for the Removability of Adhesive Applications

    Download (PDF - 595.55 kB) - Available in [EN]
  • 18 JUL 2011

    Calculation of Removal Scores

    Calculation Tool for the Removability of Adhesive Applications

    Download (XLTX - 17.61 kB)
  • 29 JUN 2011

    Monitoring Report 2010

    The European paper recycling rate reached an impressive 68.9% as announced today by the ERPC (European Recovered Paper Council) in their final monitoring report. The report shows also that since 2004 the recycling rate has increased by 10% points due in part to the excellent work of the ERPC.

    Download (PDF - 1.80 MB) - Available in [EN]
  • 06 MAR 2011

    Assessment of Print Product Recyclability - Deinkability Score - Calculator

    This ERPC document provides an assessment of the deinkability of a printed product by evaluating results of a laboratory deinking test procedure.

    Download (XLS - 28.00 kB)
  • 05 AUG 2010

    Monitoring report 2009

    Reporting on the latest recycling efforts of the industry.

    Download (PDF - 541.94 kB)
  • 22 SEP 2009

    Monitoring Report 2008

    Reporting on the latest recycling efforts of the industry

    Download (PDF - 879.45 kB)
  • 24 JUN 2009

    Deinkability of printed matter (016-08rev)

    Download (PDF - 206.43 kB)
  • 28 MAY 2009

    Optimum Recyclability of Printed Graphic Paper

    Download (PDF - 241.79 kB)
  • 17 MAR 2009

    Assessment of Print Product Recyclability - Deinkability Score - User's Manual

    This ERPC document provides an assessment of the deinkability of a printed product by evaluating results of a laboratory deinking test procedure.

    Download (PDF - 141.64 kB)
  • 16 SEP 2008

    Monitoring Report 2007

    Annual report on the European Declaration on Paper Recycling

    Download (PDF - 396.21 kB)
  • 09 OCT 2007

    Paper Value Chain

    Flow Chart

    Download (PDF - 224.91 kB)
  • 03 OCT 2007

    Paper and Board Recycling Chain

    Download (PPT - 541.50 kB) - Available in [ES] [FR]
  • 10 OCT 2006

    Monitoring Report 2006

    Report on the European Declaration Paper Recycling

    Download (PDF - 1.01 MB)
  • 01 JAN 2006

    The New European Declaration on Paper Recycling (2006-2010)

    Download (PDF - 1.57 MB) - Available in [NL] [DE] [FR] [ES] [IT]
  • 01 OCT 2005

    2004 Annual Report

    ERPC Annual Report 2004

    Download (PDF - 1.64 MB)
  • 01 OCT 2004

    2003 Annual Report

    ERPC Annual Report 2003

    Download (PDF - 913.38 kB)
  • 01 OCT 2003

    2002 Annual Report

    ERPC 2002 Annual Report

    Download (PDF - 867.37 kB) - Available in [FR] [DE] [PT] [ES]
  • 01 OCT 2002

    2001 Annual Report

    Download (PDF - 393.53 kB) - Available in [ES] [FR] [DE] [IT]
  • 01 OCT 2001

    2000 Annual Report

    ERPC 2000 Annual Report

    Download (PDF - 882.28 kB)
  • 01 NOV 2000

    The European Declaration on Paper Recovery is available in 6 languages (2000-2005)

    Download (PDF - 470.14 kB) - Available in [FR] [DE] [IT] [ES] [PT]