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Dec 8, 2022
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Nov 21, 2022
Plastipak, a global leader in the design, manufacture and recycling of plastic containers has announced the formal opening of a major recycling investment at its manufacturing site in Toledo, Spain by Don Emiliano García-Page, president of the Castilla-La Mancha Region.  The new recycling facility converts PET flake into food-grade recycled PET (rPET) pellets suitable... [Read More]

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Nov 17, 2022
Ball Corporation, a leading global provider of sustainable aluminum packaging, has released a new report that highlights growing consumer demand for sustainable aluminum packaging options. The Aluminum Bottles Report synthesises results from a global consumer survey that reveal a market opportunity for household and personal care brands to diversify their packaging mix... [Read More]

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Nov 11, 2022
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) has endorsed a joint industry statement released by companies forming the European packaging value chain. The statement expressed serious concerns with regards to the approach taken by the European Commission in its revision of the EU rules on packaging and packaging waste. It calls for the recognition of the key role of recycling... [Read More]

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Oct 21, 2022
Cortec® Corporation has said it is proud to be named a BioPreferred® Programme Champion. Cortec® recently received this accolade in recognition of its involvement and faith in the USDA BioPreferred® Program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. In a letter awarding the badge to Cortec®, Andrew Jermolowicz (director of the business development division... [Read More]

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Oct 20, 2022
A new programme promoting aluminium recycling has been rolled out by Preston City Council. Residents are being encouraged to rinse and recycle their clean foil trays and wrapping foil, empty aerosols, drink cans and tins. ‘Clean Me’, a campaign run by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), will see creative advertisements placed on billboards, buses... [Read More]

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Oct 3, 2022
A new programme promoting metal packaging recycling has been rolled out by the Suffolk Waste Partnership. Homeowners across the region are being encouraged to recycle their food and drinks cans, aluminium wrapping foil and foil trays, empty aerosols and metal screw tops, in a bid to improve kerbside recycling rates. ‘MetalMatters’, run by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2022
Tom Giddings, executive director of Alupro, has been named in the Letsrecycle.com ‘35 under 35’ list for 2022. Aiming to shine a spotlight on the sector’s rising stars, the list profiles the leaders of tomorrow and celebrates their incredible journeys within the waste and resources industry. Earlier this month, Alupro launched its UK Aerosol Recycling initiative,... [Read More]

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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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