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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

  • 22/12/2008

    Eco-efficient recycling

    Economic, environmental and energetic performance and perspectiveResearch work conducted by Duccio BianchiIstituto Ambiente Italia Foreword by...

  • 22/12/2008

    The other face of recovered paper

    Packaging, newspapers and magazines, hygienic-health items: these are the products the public at large knows to be made with recycled paper and...

  • 22/10/2008

    13th Report 2007

    Paper and Board Collection, Recycling, and RecoverySeparate paper and board collection in Italy keeps  growing. Comieco estimates that in 2007 a...

  • 06/11/2007

    12th Report 2006

    Separate paper and board collection in Italy keeps  growing. Comieco estimates that in 2006 a total of 2.5 million tons were collected, with...

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