Recycling the European Paper Recycling Awards, entries now being accepted for the 6th edition!

May 2, 2017

The 6th edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards will take place the 18th October in the European Parliament hosted by europarliamentarian Ms. Simona Bonafè, rapporteur of the Circular Economy package and champion of the importance of recycling.

The Awards provide an occasion to shed the spotlight on the innovative projects changing the way we think and do paper recycling and help Europe achieve its goal of a 74% paper recycling rate by 2020.

Any paper recycling related project or campaign can now be submitted here to be within a chance of headlining this year’s Award.


There are two categories for submission and a separate award will be granted for each category:

1) Information & Education

2) Innovative technologies and R&D

The awards are open to all entities based in Europe including schools, universities, NGOs, national and regional authorities, companies and associations.


Application deadline: Monday 3 July 2017

Further details can be consulted on the FAQ page here

The European Paper Recycling Awards are run by the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC) which encompasses the entire paper recycling value chain across Europe. To learn more about the EPRC and its activities and how its plans to get Europe’s recycling rates to 74% by 2020 check out their website here.


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