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Sep 23, 2022
Alupro’s executive director presented with national accolade
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Sep 6, 2022
Alupro, the aluminium packaging recycling organisation, has launched the ‘UK Aerosol Recycling Initiative’. It said the move will help increase the awareness and uptake of aerosol recycling among the public and drive increased recycling rates across the UK. The initiative brings together working group partners from across the value chain including Ball Aerosol Packaging,... [Read More]

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Aug 9, 2022
Jenny Wassenaar, chief sustainability officer at Trivium Packaging, explains the importance of Earth Overshoot Day: “Occasions like Earth Overshoot Day are crucial reminders of the need to improve how we use our resources. We must keep more materials in the loop, making sure we do not waste what we produce. Metal is a great example of a material that can be recycled... [Read More]

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Aug 1, 2022
Mist:Understood Aerosol & Pressurised Packaging Virtual Classroom launched in late 2021 as a free, credible resource for aerosol and pressurised packaging education. Since then, it has provided education to over 250 unique users across a range of industries and skill levels. Over half of registrants have completed one or more course. It has just announced its... [Read More]

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May 12, 2022
Ball is partnering with Recycle Aerosol to increase the recycling rates of aluminium aerosol cans in the US.  Ball said it is committed to building strategic partnerships that can help the industry move toward a world where materials can be used over and over again.  Predrag Ozmo, sustainability manager, Ball Corporation, said: “Beverage cans are really setting... [Read More]

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May 6, 2022
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) have launched an aerosol recycling initiative.  With the support of almost 20 companies across the aerosol value chain, the initiative aims to increase access to aerosol recycling and on-pack recyclability messaging.   The initiative wants to achieve at least... [Read More]

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Apr 27, 2022
The UK’s aluminium packaging recycling rate has risen by 3% year on year, according to recent figures. Data published by the Environment Agency shows the aluminium packaging recycling rate was a record 68% in 2021, with more than 156,000 tonnes collected for recycling. Despite a growing domestic market, aluminium packaging collected through kerbside, bring and... [Read More]

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Apr 25, 2022
Eighty-six percent of those aged 45 and under said they were willing to pay more for sustainable packaging, according to a new report. Trivium Packaging’s 2022 Global Buying Green Report is based on a survey of more than 15,000 consumers across Europe, North America, and South America on their values and behaviours related to sustainable packaging, including willingness... [Read More]

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Apr 20, 2022
Sidel has launched an innovative PET aerosol container design, named PressureSAFE™, that will give home and personal care brands the opportunity to offer more environmentally-friendly sustainable dispensing spray packaging. The new PET product packaging solution is approved for the traditional PET recycling stream. Intended for use with products such as deodorants... [Read More]

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Apr 19, 2022
Ball Corporation has partnered with Recycle Aerosol to increase the recycling rates of aluminium aerosol cans in the US. In line with the global transition to a truly circular economy, Ball said it is committed to building strategic partnerships that can help the industry progress towards a world where materials can be used repeatedly. Every year in the US, a small... [Read More]

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Mar 29, 2022
Alupro has unveiled its Aluminium Manifesto, calling for fundamental change in the UK’s approach to packaging and waste management. The manifesto was launched at an exclusive virtual roundtable on 23 March, with speeches from Neil Parish MP, chair of the EFRA committee, and Ruth Jones, MP, Shadow Minister (EFA). The event brought together leading parliamentary groups... [Read More]

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Mar 8, 2022
Demand for aluminium aerosol cans was down slightly in 2021, according to figures published by the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). Global shipments by AEROBAL’s members declined by 1.2% in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units. While the main end-use markets of deodorants remained roughly at the previous year’s level,... [Read More]

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Feb 28, 2022
The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) has appointed Tom Giddings as executive director. Previously interim general manager, Giddings takes up the role with immediate effect. As executive director, Giddings will be responsible for leading Alupro as it works to fulfil the industry’s obligation to meet and exceed recycling targets for aluminium packaging. He... [Read More]

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Feb 18, 2022
Trivium Packaging has been placed on the 2021 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Supplier Engagement Leaderboard among the top 8% of companies taking action to make supplies and partners more sustainable. Trivium said it was “proud” to announce the prestigious ranking, with a newly provided A rating in supplier engagement from the CDP – the non-profit organisation... [Read More]

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Feb 16, 2022
In Germany, 91.4% of tinplate from private consumption was recycled in 2020, according to data published by the Gesellschaft für Verpackungsmarktforschung (gvm). The recycling rate for total tinplate consumption has also been stable at around 90% since 2006. “Tinplate proves once again that it is a sustainable packaging material in a closed, well-functioning material... [Read More]

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Feb 1, 2022
A new report into recycling best practice has been published by the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL). ‘How to recycle steel – why steel packaging recycles forever’ follows the Association’s first report, launched in 2018: ‘Good practices on separate collection, sorting and recycling of steel for packaging’, which was well-received... [Read More]

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