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Aug 12, 2019
BAMA welcomes Cambridge start-up company as latest member
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Aug 7, 2019
Precast concrete pile manufacturer Centrum Pile has announced it now recycles 100% of waste generated on its site in Nottinghamshire in the UK. Aerosol cans, scrap metal, concrete, electrical equipment, waste oil and waste oil containers, batteries, oil rags, fuel filters, cardboard, plastic, paper, tin and wood are all waste streams in the business that will be recycled. Centrum... [Read More]

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Aug 7, 2019
Worcestershire County Council in the UK is launching a campaign to promote recycling. The campaign aims to encourage residents across the area to recycle more cans and plastics. During the month-long initiative, every aerosol can, plastic bottle, pot, tub and tray (excluding black plastic) that people put in their recycling bins will help to raise money for Acorns Children’s... [Read More]

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Jul 22, 2019
Aerosol packaging company Crown Holdings has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2019, with income from operations of $383 million. Net sales in Q2 were $3,035 million, compared to $3,046 million in the corresponding quarter last year, reflecting $80 million of unfavourable currently translation offset by increased beverage can volumes, the company... [Read More]

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Jul 2, 2019
Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit an all-time high of 80.5%. This record rate, which represents data from 2017, confirms steel as Europe’s most recycled primary packaging material. It also indicates the industry has met and even exceeded one of its key sustainability goals – a 80% recycling rate in Europe by 2020 – three years ahead of schedule. Alexis... [Read More]

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Jun 27, 2019
British aerosol manufacturers association BAMA has announced three new members – Graham Packaging, Aztec Aerosol and GAC (UK) Ltd – bringing the total number of members to 85. Plastic packaging provider Graham Packaging has supplied a lightweight, customisable container for aerosols since 2015. Its AeroPET meets current FEA and DOT requirements and provides... [Read More]

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Dec 10, 2018
E-commerce giant Amazon is set to start charging third-party sellers penalty fees for packages that fail to comply with its safety standards, according to CNBC. This will include unmarked aerosols as well as leaky chemicals. According to CNBC, Amazon has sent out an email to sellers saying those who ship unsafe packages to its warehouses will be penalised. Amazon has specific... [Read More]

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Aug 31, 2018
The US space agency has provided an enlightening visualisation of how particles emitted impact the Earth’s atmosphere. Natural events such as wildfires and erupting volcanoes all affect the environment through the release and spread of aerosols. NASA explains that even if the air seems clear, it is “nearly certain” that we inhale both solid particles... [Read More]

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Aug 31, 2018
The UK trade association appoints Tony Brealey to chair discussions and activities relating to the aerosol sector. On 20th August 2018, the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) announced Tony Brealey will join the organisation as its new chairman. New post BAMA covers all aspects relating to the aerosol industry such as components and ingredients and... [Read More]

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Aug 31, 2018
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have created an aerosol that is capable of providing benefits to both our health and the environment. The aerosol spray that the research team has created contains nanobots. These microscopic robots contain sensors and are becoming increasingly prevalent in scientific fields that focus on nanotechnology... [Read More]