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Sep 22, 2021
Cosmetics firms to co-design environmental impact assessment, scoring system
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Sep 16, 2021
ROCOL, a UK manufacturer of industrial lubricants, has secured the Vegan Trademark for 45 of its food production products. According to Vegconomist, ROCOL, which also produces aerosol products, claims to be the first lubricant and maintenance product manufacturer globally to secure the trademark, first introduced in 1990 by The Vegan Society. ROCOL is looking to... [Read More]

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Sep 15, 2021
Aluminium packaging recycling rates continue to rise in the UK, with recent figures showing a 5% quarterly increase compared to the same period in 2020. Data released by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that 47,857 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in Q2 2021 – up from 40,903 tonnes in Q2 2020. So far this year, 84,704 tonnes have been... [Read More]

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Sep 14, 2021
Diversified CPC International (DCPC) is urging the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to empower domestic manufacturers of products with hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to fairly compete with foreign manufacturers during the HFC phase-down, which comes into effect on 1 January. The phase-down is part of the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act, which was... [Read More]

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Sep 8, 2021
On 3 September, Alupro welcomed Redditch MP Rachel Maclean and Councillor Matthew Dormer, leader of Redditch Borough Council, to its headquarters. Alongside taking a tour of the facility in Worcestershire, Maclean and Dormer met with the Alupro team to find out more about the company’s role in helping the UK improve its aluminium packaging recycling rate. Alupro... [Read More]

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Sep 8, 2021
Tosvar has started work on a new building that will expand its historic headquarters east of Milan. The company, based in Pozzo d’Adda, has set aside an entire floor of its new building for the InnovationLab – a space to experiment, develop, and provide business with new, sustainable solutions. “Customers ask us for products with a lower environmental impact,”... [Read More]

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Sep 3, 2021
The International Aluminium Organisation of Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) has revealed the winners of the World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award 2021. Gregor Spengler, AEROBAL’s secretary-general, said he was pleased to find that, despite the pandemic, the ‘innovative strength’ of the industry had not diminished at all. The members of the international... [Read More]

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Aug 10, 2021
MetalMatters, the industry-founded initiative encouraging householders to recycle their empty aerosols, foil, cans, trays, tubes and metal screw tops, has launched a new campaign. The innovative programme will see MetalMatters work in close partnership with local authorities across the UK, engaging with residents via social media to communicate ‘targeted recycling... [Read More]

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Jul 27, 2021
TUBEX has won a German Packaging Award in the sustainability category for its collaboration with Cien, a brand owned by supermarket giant Lidl. Cien Pure & Fresh deodorant is the first aerosol deodorant in the world to be printed with natural ink. The print was the ‘last missing piece’ needed to manufacture the most sustainable monobloc aluminium aerosol can,... [Read More]

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Jul 8, 2021
Ball Corporation and En+ Group’s metals segment have partnered to produce aerosols and other containers made from the ‘world’s lowest-carbon aluminium’. The ultra-low inert anode carbon aluminium is one of several levers that Ball uses to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of its aluminium slugs, cans and bottles. En+ is a mover in this ‘ground-breaking’... [Read More]

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Jul 1, 2021
Plastipak will receive green power from UK anaerobic digestion (AD) operator BioteCH4 through a new partnership to power one of its facilities. Clean Tech, wholly owned by Plastipak, is a leading UK PET plastic re-processor, recycling more than 80,000 tonnes of post-consumer PET bottles and packaging per year, collected through the kerbside recycling system. Based... [Read More]

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Jul 1, 2021
Clean Earth’s Morgantown, West Virginia facility can now process and recycle aerosol cans under the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste Rule that has now come into effect in the state. The Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste Rule allows aerosol can waste to be managed as universal waste under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery... [Read More]

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Jun 29, 2021
Coster has published its fourth Sustainability Report, highlighting the extensive work the company is undertaking to implement green initiatives. Coster used the pandemic as a push to boost its efforts in sustainability. The report, prepared in compliance with GRI standards, presents the various initiatives, KPIs and targets which are important for the group in terms... [Read More]

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Jun 23, 2021
The winners of the ADF Innovation Awards 2021 were revealed in a virtual ceremony on 22 June. This year’s competition saw a total of 32 entries, which were diligently reviewed by 18 jury members. Jean Blottiere, secretary-general of the Comité Français des Aérosols, commented that despite the pandemic, the jury had succeeded in testing and discussing the products... [Read More]

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Jun 21, 2021
Trivium Packaging has released its inaugural sustainability report. The report highlights Trivium’s sustainability activities implemented across its global operations, reinforces its unwavering commitment to tackling climate change by putting sustainability at the heart of its products and operations, and unveils its long-term sustainability strategy. “Trivium’s... [Read More]

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Jun 9, 2021
Trivium Packaging has announced its commitment to the United Nations Global Compact Initiative (UNGC), the largest corporate responsibility initiative in the world. By signing onto the initiative, Trivium is formally aligning its corporate value system with the Ten Principles of the UNGC and its four key themes on human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. Trivium... [Read More]


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