Working with Government

The PPA works closely with Government on helping to shape environmental policy. Find out more about our Voluntary Producer Responsibility Agreement with Defra, which includes details of how the industry has successfully worked to increase recycling rates.

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NEW! PPA Carbon Calculator

Use the PPA's new easy-to-use online Carbon Calculator tool to measure and reduce the carbon impacts of your magazine brand across digital media and journalistic activities as well as printed magazines.

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Position Statements

Read the magazine publishing industry's position on the key environmental areas of sustainable sourcing of fibre and recycled fibre; measuring the carbon footprint of publishers’ activities; and investigating ways to minimise the impact of unsold magazines.

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Related Organisations


Rose Benjamin

Head of Environment
020 7404 4565

PPA Environmental Policy

The PPA is committed to promoting corporate environmental responsibility as an essential part of business excellence, reflected in the initiatives we undertake on behalf of our members.

Read our statement