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European Aluminium Packaging Group advocates ambitious and realistic recycling targets /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Maarten Labberton, the director for the Packaging Group at European Aluminium, a member of the Executive Committee of Metal Packaging Europe and a member of the European Steering Committee of Every Can Counts makes his statement on Circular Economy in Europe. He says that ambi ...

EEG launches Can Collection Campaign for 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) is launching the 2017 edition of its Can Collection Campaign for the collection of aluminium cans for recycling purpose. This year, the overall target is to collect 28,000kg of aluminium cans. The first event 2017 of Can Collection Campai ...

Wide scale aluminium foils recycling possible through OPRL’s new guidelines /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme, aims to deliver a simple, consistent and UK-wide recycling message, has changed its guidelines for aluminium foil, plastic pots, tubs and trays to show that the products are now widely recycled by councils at the Kerbside.As per OPRL&rsq ...

International Aluminium Recycling Congress reiterates commitment towards a circular economy /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The 14th International Aluminium Recycling Congress that took place in Manchester on 7 and 8 February played host to over 150 delegates from across Europe. European Aluminium firmly reiterated its commitment towards the conference theme “Recycling at its best: the circular ...

Alupro to promote recycling of aluminium packaging through Drops Cycling Team /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) an association for aluminium packaging producers, reprocessors and fillers in the UK, is sponsoring the Drops Cycling Team during 2017 in order to promote recycling of aluminium packaging that people use at work, at home and ...

Flexible packaging adds significant value in a circular economy /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Following the completion of the FIACE project, which highlighted the significant contribution flexible packaging makes to a circular economy and identified opportunities to optimize end of life solutions, it has been announced that the project will continue with a wider scope und ...

FPE Press Release
European Aluminium reacts to Circular Economy vote in ENVI /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

European Parliament’s ENVI Committee has voted on the amendments to the Circular Economy Package on Tuesday January 24. Gerd Götz, Director General of European Aluminium, has expressed the association’s stand on the outcome of the vote.• Calculation methodTo ...

European Aluminium Press Release
Outlook 2017: Can a rising automotive industry demand break the lull in secondary aluminium market? /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

2016 has not been a truly encouraging year for scrap aluminium market. Although awareness about aluminium recycling grew manifold among the value chain players, and international bodies made it a point that the smelters, re-melters, and end use product manufacturers complied with ...

54 year old takes charity walk to deliver 40 pounds of aluminium can pull-tabs for recycling /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Phil Wright of Decatur, a 54-year-old year gentleman completed a charity walk of more than 26 miles to Dawson pulling a wagon filled with about 40 pounds of pull-tabs from aluminium cans amid freezing cold and sharp wind. He delivered the aluminium pull-tabs at Springfield's Rona ...

Alupro urges people to recycle their festive aluminium packaging after the festive season /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) which represents the leading aluminium packaging producers and reprocessors in the UK, urges people in UK to recycle their festive aluminium packaging after the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Aluminium is the most ...