Our newsletter, released bi-annually, provides information on carton markets, including a list of brokers and an update on end-markets.

Volume 11, Issue 1 (Summer 2024)

  • The State of Carton End Markets in North America, 2024
  • CCC Visits Three North American Carton End Markets With Recycling Partners
  • Provincial Studies, National Survey Help Illustrate Recycling Behaviour and Perceptions Across the Country
  • Municipality of Dysart et al in Ontario Conducts Awareness Project With CCC Funding
  • Carton Council of Canada Launches 2024 Community Education Award in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

Volume 10, Issue 2 (Winter 2023)

  • Ontario consults, Québec accelerates, New Brunswick prepares and B.C. succeeds: Canada’s deposit return systems continue to evolve
  • More Accurate Carton Recycling Rates in Ontario Revealed
  • MRF Profiles: York Region, Greater Sudbury, Southeast Eco360 (Moncton)
  • EcoSchools Update
  • CCC Announces Recipients of 2023 Community Education Award Grants in Atlantic Canada

Volume 10, Issue 1 (Summer 2023)

  • These are the Main Technological Solutions Available in Canada for Carton Sorting
  • Surveys on Carton Recovery in B.C. Schools Suggest Pathways for Improvements
  • Carton Council Partners with SARCAN, Return-It to Support Carton Recycling Awareness
  • Carton Council of Canada Launches 2023 Community Education Award in Atlantic Canada
  • Access to Carton Recycling Across Canada Reaches New Heights

Volume 9, Issue 2 (Winter 2022)

  • Éco Entreprises Québec is Preparing to Manage Cartons Under the New Curbside Recycling System. Here’s How.
  • CCC Awards Grants to 15 Québec Municipalities, Sorting Facilities and Organizations to Promote Recycling Awareness and Education
  • Supporting Carton and Recycling Education in Canadian Schools
  • MRF Profiles: Regions of Waterloo and Peel, City of Winnipeg
  • Continuus Materials is Increasing Production to Meet Demand for Roof Boards Made with Post-consumer Cartons

Volume 9, Issue 1 (Summer 2022)

  • New Funding Program Launched to Reinvigorate Carton Recycling in Ontario — Blue Box Reform Presents Opportunity
  • Ontario Blue Box Reform: Here’s What the PROs Are Up To, and How They Plan to Support Carton Recycling
  • MRF Profiles: City of Kingston, City of Peterborough
  • Carton Council of Canada Launches 2022 Community Education Award in Quebec
  • EcoSchools Canada and Carton Council of Canada Partner on Carton Recycling Video

Volume 8, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2021)

  • Carton Council Recognizes Inaugural Community Education Award Recipients
  • Ontario bale audits reveal high carton contents
  • Our Continued Commitment to Education
  • Do like The Paper Tigers! Contact us if you’re looking for post-consumer cartons
  • Carton recycling by Sustana Fiber continues to grow
  • End-markets and Brokers

Volume 8, Issue 1 (Summer 2021)

  • Sustana Fiber Signs First Supply Agreement with Société Via; Others May Follow
  • Waste Robotics’ Technology Applicable to Carton Sorting
  • Webinar Held for MRFs
  • Carton Pricing and End-markets
  • Carton Council of Canada Offers Grants for Municipal Recycling Education
  • End-markets and Brokers

Volume 7, Issue 2 (Winter 2020)

  • Québec Sees Surge in Sales of Carton Bales during COVID
  • New-Brunswick’s Western Valley Adds Cartons to Their Recycling Program
  • Fibre Pricing
  • Baled SOP Prices, Jan-June 2020
  • Consumer Campaign
  • End-markets and Brokers

Volume 7, Issue 1 (Spring 2020)

  • We are living in unprecedented time
  • What does it take for a mill to pulp cartons?
  • Learnings from recent school projects
  • Policy Files
  • Markets Update

Volume 6, Issue 2 (Fall 2019)

  • Continuing to Engage Consumers During “Troubled Times” is Key
  • CCC Supports Recycling Education in Schools
  • 2019 Consumer Survey: More Reminders
  • Carton Council Hosts Tour of Sani-Eco Facility and Offers Upfront Look at The Samurai Sorting Robot
  • Markets Update

Volume 6, Issue 1 (Spring 2019)

  • MRF Innovations Worth Celebrating
  • Posters Available for MRFs and Municipalities
  • Offices of Stewardship Organizations Across the Country Feature Wallboard Made of Recycled Cartons
  • Markets Update
  • End-markets and Brokers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall 2018)

  • Teach Them Well: 2018 Waste Reduction Week Sponsorships Focus on Youth
  • On the Plains, There’s Gold in Those Bins!
  • CCC On-side with a Superhero
  • Rewall Company’s Building Material—Made from Cartons—To be Manufactured in Colorado
  • Markets Update
  • End-markets and Brokers

Volume 5, Issue 1 (Spring 2018)

  • Getting Positive About Sorting More Cartons
  • New Carton Market Opening Soon in South Carolina
  • Programs Encourage Youth to Recycle
  • Robots: The Next Step in the Evolution of Carton Recycling
  • Workshop: The China Market: A New Reality
  • End-markets and Brokers

Volume 4, Issue 2 (Fall 2017)

  • Rewall Doubles Its Capacity
  • Post-Consumer Carton Grade Market Value
  • P&E Campaign in BC
  • Cartons, Sustainable Sourcing and the Circular Economy
  • Toolkit of Ads & Images Available for Municipalities
  • End-markets & Brokers

Volume 4, Issue 1 (Spring 2017)

  • Carton Recycling Continues to Grow
  • Working with Ontario Schools to Grow Beverage Container Recycling
  • Multi-Family Focus
  • Post-Consumer Carton Grade Market Value
  • End-markets & Brokers

Volume 3, Issue 2 (Fall 2016)

  • Timely Results for Waste Reduction Week
  • Consumer Campaigns
  • Carton Grade Market Value
  • Recent MRF Tour Take-aways
  • Bill 151 & Accelerating Ontario’s Transition to a Circular Economy
  • Mills & Brokers

Volume 3, Issue 1 (Spring 2016)

  • 2015 Results: Carton Recycling Rates Rising in Canada
  • Signifiant Growth in Volumes of Used Cartons Marketed in Ontario
  • End-market Spotlight: The Rewall Company
  • Digital Carton Recycling Resources Now Available
  • Mills & Brokers

Volume 2, Issue 2 (Fall 2015)

  • Carton Council of Canada Celebrates Waste Reduction Week
  • Poly-Aluminum Markets
  • MRF Spotlight: City of Hamilton
  • Digital Promotion and Education Project with Ontario Municipalities
  • MRF Material Flow Study
  • Mills & Brokers

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Spring 2015)

  • Carton Council of Canada Committed as ever to Strengthen its Presence and Results in Canada
  • Carton Recycling Primer Available for Download
  • Spotlight on a MRF: Tricentris
  • Carton Recycling Promotion & Education Resources Video Now Available
  • CCC to Speak at Upcoming RCBC Conference
  • Mills & Brokers

Volume 1, Issue 2 (Fall 2014)

  • The Carton Council of Canada Celebrates Anniversary Milestone During Waste Reduction Week
  • A Quick Look—Carton Recycling Best Practices
  • Spotlight on a MRF—la Société VIA
  • Carton Grade Market Value
  • SPC Advance 2014 Conference—Sept. 9-11, 2014
  • Common Questions About Carton Markets
  • Mills & Brokers

Volume 1, Issue 1 (Winter 2014)

  • Biannual Newsletter
  • Carton Grade Specification—PSI-52
  • Mills in North America Seeking Out Cartons for Recycling
  • Off Shore Mills Have Been Recycling Cartons for Many Years
  • Carton Grade Market Value
  • MRF Carton Sorting Posters
  • Mills & Brokers

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