The "What's New" Archive

100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance Adds Two New Members and Five New Licensees

WASHINGTON, DC, May 6, 2014 (Press Release) – In the first quarter of 2014, the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) added two new members and five new licensees – a record for the organization. The recently launched RPA-100% certification program now encompasses the following: • More than 80% of the total production of coated recycled […]

RPA-100% Announces Certification of PaperWorks Industries Mills

The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) is pleased to announced today that the PaperWorks Industries mills in Wabash, IN and Philadelphia, PA were audited and have passed the recently launched RPA-100% protocol certification.

RPA-100% Welcomes PaperWorks Industries as New Member

We are pleased to announce that PaperWorks Industries has joined the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance. The representative on the Board will be Executive Vice President – Paperboard Group Mark P. Roy and Jerry Tassone, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing will be the Marketing Committee representative.

RPA-100% Launches Industry’s First Recycled Fiber Certification Program

For Immediate Release January 6th, 2014 The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) announced today that it has launched an industry first certification program solely focused on providing substantiation of the recycled fiber claim associated with the manufacture of 100% recycled paperboard. RPA-100% member recycled paperboard mills were audited by 3rd party organizations in December and […]

RPA-100% Welcomes White Pigeon Paper Company as New Member

The RPA-100% is very pleased to announce the White Pigeon Paper Company became a member of the organization on January 1st. Pete Traeger, CEO, Artistic Carton Company will represent White Pigeon Paper Company on the Board of Directors and Dave DiBiaggio, Vice President & General Manager, White Pigeon Paper Company will serve as the representative […]

RPA-100% applauds latest FTC Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims which upholds important recycled content and recyclability definitions

October 5, 2012 For Immediate Release: On October 1, 2012 the Federal Trade Commission released the long-awaited update to the Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, commonly called The Green Guides. This update reiterates that marketers should not make broad, unqualified, general environmental benefit claims that are difficult to substantiate. The Green Guides […]

RPA-100% Exhibits at 7th Annual Walmart Packaging Expo

The RPA-100% team of Paul Schutes and Fran McPoland attended the 2012 Walmart Sustainable Value Network meeting and Packaging Exposition in Rogers, Arkansas last week. The RPA-100% has exhibited at each of the seven annual Walmart Packaging Expositions. Much has changed since the first expo and the Walmart team continues to do a fabulous job […]

Kashi YouTube Story On Recyclability

Please check out this great video created by one of our licensees, Kashi – a wonderful story highlighting the recyclability of paperboard packaging and that the fiber is used to make 100% recycled paperboard.

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RPA-100% Statement on EU Mineral Oil

The RPA-100% is very confident in the rigors of the food safety protocol used for testing recycled paperboard, established by the Recycled Paperboard Technical Association (RPTA). RPTA members use the protocol to test for and assure the quality and suitability of 100% coated recycled paperboard (CRB) for use in packaging food, including packages where there […]