Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: cartonboard sheets; mixed technology; production mix, at plant; 46% primary fibre, 54% recovered fibre (en) (Location: EU-27)


Since 2005 Pro Carton, the European Association of Cartonboard and Carton Manufacturers, maintains the "European Environmental Database for Cartonboard and Carton Production". This database contains gate-to-gate information of the European cartonboard and carton industry to the environment. The data are collected and processed by industry. The data represent the weighted averages of the inputs and outputs from the production sites per ton converted cartonboard sheet in the year 2008. Additives that contribute less than 0,5 % of the weight of the net saleable product are not included.

Synonyms: cardboard

Technical Purpose: Folding cartons are small to medium sized "cardboard boxes" made from cartonboard. They are used to package a wide range of products from foodstuffs – such as cereals, frozen and chilled food, confectionary, bakery goods, tea, coffee and other dry foods – to pharmaceuticals, medical and
healthcare products, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries, photographic ...

Simone Fazio
David Pennington
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2008):  cartonboard sheets; mixed technology; production mix, at plant; 46% primary fibre, 54% recovered fibre (en) (Location: EU-27). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Additional information
Issue date 2008-01-01
Landing page
Geographic area European Union
Temporal coverage

From: 2008-01-01 – To: 2013-01-01

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT

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