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Apr 27, 2022
2021 ‘record year’ for UK aluminium packaging recycling
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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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Jan 18, 2022
A new campaign launched by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is encouraging consumers to recycle their empty aerosol cans. Running from 18 January to mid-March, ‘the lonely aerosol’ campaign targets social media users with a series of creative digital animations. Sharing best practice recycling advice, each animated character has been designed... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2022
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has launched a campaign in Germany to help communicate the benefits of steel packaging to consumers. APEAL already works closely with governments, regulators, brands, packaging designers and manufacturers to ensure steel is understood and appreciated as a high-performing, sustainable, safe and resource-efficient... [Read More]

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Jan 11, 2022
Ardagh Group has received a gold rating from EcoVadis, an independent sustainability rating platform. EcoVadis gold, one of the highest ratings available and the sixth for Ardagh, recognises the group’s responsible and sustainable practices. Scoring in the 97th percentile, the rating reflects the quality of Ardagh’s sustainability management systems. Gold is... [Read More]

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Dec 13, 2021
Trivium Packaging has received an A- rating from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a non-profit organisation considered ‘the gold standard’ of environmental reporting. In only its second year of operation, Trivium achieved the A- rating in 2020 and 2021 for its implementation of best practices in two categories: climate change and water security. “It is... [Read More]

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Dec 2, 2021
The Salford Valve Company (Salvalco) has announced the implementation of its Eco-Valve technology in NIVEA’s Naturally Good deodorant range, following its previously announced collaboration with Beiersdorf. Nivea is the first global brand to go to market with this sustainable aerosol valve from UK-based Salvalco, spearheading this new aerosol technology for the skincare... [Read More]

Sustainability News
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]

Sustainability News
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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