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Who is Comieco?

Comieco is the National Consortium for the Recovery and Recycling of Cellulose-based Packaging. Its members are mainly: paper manufacturers, importers of paper and board packaging, recycling companies. The Consortium manages voluntarily every stage of the process that recovers and recycles paper and board collected as a whole and not only packaging waste. In order to manage the collection and the recycling, Comieco signs agreements with the local authorities and collectors.
Comieco was founded in 1985 as a voluntary association of paper manufacturing companies sharing an ethical environmental code. In 1997 – in complain with the Italian law (D.Lgs. n. 22/97modified by D.Lgs. n. 152/06) – Comieco became the National Consortium for the Recovery and Recycling of Cellulose-based Packaging. The Comieco headquarters are based in Milan and the Comieco branch is in Rome. Learn more about "Who is Comieco?"

In 2011, Comieco started internet-based tenders to recycle mixed paper and cartonboard.
Paper mills, paper recovery plants and traders are allowed to participate, after an approval procedure
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Publication list

  • 29/07/2011

    16th Report 2010

    Paper and Board Collection, Recycling, and Recovery

  • 08/11/2010

    L'Altra Faccia del Macero

    Il volume «L'Altra Faccia del Macero» è un catalogo che raccoglie oltre 200 esperienze di uso della carta e del cartone Made...

  • 26/08/2010

    15th Report 2009

    Paper and Board Collection, Recycling, and Recovery

  • 11/06/2010

    ExpoPack: whoul you attend a contest?

    Designing a functional, useful and environmentally sustainable paper and board packaging, that could also act as a “mascot” container...

  • 02/09/2009

    14th Report 2008

    Separate paper and board collection in Italy keeps growing: +7.1% (2008 vs 2007)

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