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Dec 2, 2021
NIVEA’s new deodorant range features Salvalco’s Eco-Valve
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Nov 17, 2021
The UK Government’s Environment Act has finally received Royal Assent – a development welcomed by Alupro. Created to outline the government’s sustainability vision, clarify environmental governance post-Brexit, and map out the transition towards a more circular economy, Environment Secretary George Eustice believes the Act will deliver ‘the most ambitious environmental... [Read More]

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Nov 2, 2021
The winners of the European Aerosol Federation (FEA) Global Aerosol Awards 2021 have been revealed. Suppliers, fillers, brand owners, and retailers were encouraged to present the innovative aerosol products they have launched on the market between July 2019 and June 2021. The jury panel chose the winning entries across five categories: Innovative Product, Packaging... [Read More]

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Oct 27, 2021
Cosmosol has been awarded a gold rating from sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis. With a score of 68, Cosmosol secures a place among the top 5% of the world’s 75,000 best-rated companies. The award reinforces Cosmosol’s ambition to become a European-leading provider of sustainable solutions and services in the aerosol industry. EcoVadis, founded in 2007, tests... [Read More]

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Oct 27, 2021
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has praised the ‘excellent and wide-ranging entries’ to this year’s BAMA Awards. Having had to postpone and eventually cancel all its planned events for around 15 months, the organisation was “thrilled” to be able to host its annual Forum & Awards on 13 & 14 October. World Aerosols’ editor... [Read More]

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Oct 15, 2021
On 13-14 October, the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association hosted a very special forum and awards, celebrating its 60th anniversary. Over two days at the beautiful Carden Park in Cheshire, the event welcomed speakers from all areas of the industry, covering topics such as recycling, sustainability, cosmetics, consumer trends, refillable aerosols, UK and EU regulation... [Read More]

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Sep 27, 2021
The Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) said it is committed to working with member companies on the phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The organisation released a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a final rule to phase down the use of HFCs. The final rule establishes an allowance allocation and... [Read More]

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Sep 24, 2021
The aluminium aerosol can industry is ‘defying’ the pandemic, according to the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). Global shipments by AEROBAL’s members fell by 3.9% to around 2.9 billion units in the first half of 2021, but the year-on-year decline has been described as ‘moderate’, as global demand was still... [Read More]

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Sep 22, 2021
L’Oreal, Henkel, Unilever, LVMH and Natura & Co have joined forces to co-develop an industry-wide environmental impact assessment and scoring system for cosmetics products. The aim is to design an approach that is brand-agnostic and provides consumers with clear, transparent, and comparable environmental impact information based on a common science-based methodology.... [Read More]

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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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