The information here is compiled by the Canadian paper packaging industry’s environmental council (PPEC) and is based on a wide range of industry and government data, and reports from independent agencies. It is designed to be accurate, concise, and current.
Average number of
new seedlings planted
Paper boxes are widely recyclable and compostable.
Most paper boxes manufactured in Canada are made from 100% recycled material: from old boxes, printing and writing paper, and old newspapers.
All member mills get their raw materials from responsible sources.
Virtually all Canadians can now recycle old paper boxes.
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The major consumers of Canada’s forest are bugs and insects.
Almost 1,000 new seedlings are planted every minute in Canada.