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Aluminium Container Design Guide Outlines Four Keys to Circular Recycling

As demand grows for aluminium cans in the United States and around the world, the Aluminum Association have  released a new paper, “Four Keys to Circular Recycling: An Aluminium Container Design Guide.” The guide lays out how beverage companies and container designers can best utilise aluminium in its product packaging. Smart design of aluminium containers…


INX Europe joins CEFLEX to support its commitment to a circular economy

INX Europe has joined CEFLEX as a stakeholder to champion its cause in developing sustainable solutions to create a circular economy for the flexible packaging market. CEFLEX is a European-based consortium that represents the entire value chain, from material producers, converters and printers to brand owners, retailers and recyclers. More than 140 prominent companies and…


Thai Union sees increase in profits due to increase in sales of canned goods

Thai Union Group have reported a net profit of THB 1,716 million in the second quarter, an increase of 1,440 percent compared to the reported net profit of the same period last year. Second quarter sales saw a 2.6 percent increase year-on-year to THB 33,051 million. Overall, the first six months of 2020 saw the…


Heineken UK eliminates plastic from millions of cans

Despite major operational obstructions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heineken UK have rolled out its innovative 100% plastic-free cardboard topper across thousands of UK retailers. The topper will feature on Heineken, Foster’s and Kronenbourg 1664 multi-pack cans before rolling out across its entire beer and cider portfolio. The company’s commitment to innovate sustainably during…

Alcoa announces agreement to extend consultation period regarding Spanish aluminium Plant

Alcoa announces agreement to extend consultation period regarding Spanish aluminium Plant

Alcoa have announced an agreement with the workers’ representatives for the San Ciprián aluminium plant in Spain to extend the deadline of the formal consultation period for collective dismissal to September 28, 2020. The agreement is endorsed by the national and regional governments and includes a process to evaluate a potential sale of the aluminium…


Silgan Containers expands manufacturing plant in Lancaster, South Carolina

Silgan Containers has announced plans to invest roughly $9.7 million to expand its operations complex in Lancaster, South Carolina. “Silgan is proud to make this investment in Lancaster, S.C., which will provide job security and opportunities to our great team of employees in Lancaster. The state and county’s positive business climate combined with an excellent workforce…


Sun Chemical creates strategic committee to drive sustainability in packaging market

Sun Chemical has created a ‘Corporate Sustainability Committee’ to further strengthen its approach to addressing the sustainability needs of the packaging industry. The development of sustainable packaging solutions is not a new endeavour at Sun Chemical but has accelerated in the past ten years as awareness of environmental issues dramatically increased. Comprised of eight executive…


BABE Canned Wine Launches Exclusively in Sainsbury’s

Co-founded by Instagram influencer Josh Ostrovsky and boasting supermodel Emily Ratajkowski as its Chief of Taste, BABE Wine, one of the fastest growing canned wines in the US, is set to launch in the UK with an exclusive nationwide deal with UK retailer Sainsburys. BABE Wine joined AB InBev in 2019 as part of the company’s…


David Beckham promotes canned Haig

Haig Club has launched a premixed range of whisky in cans. They come in two flavours, root ginger ale and lime and Haig Club Clubman mixed with cola. The premixed drinks are convenient and great for the summer.  David Beckham  who is a co-owner of Haig with Simon Fuller,  launched the whisky in 2014. “We…


Nearly half of parents shamed by their own children for bad recycling practices

A poll of 2,000 mums and dads of school-aged children found 41% believe it is their children who drive recycling and sustainability attitudes at home, thanks to the popularity of teenage environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg. 43% have faced a telling off from their offspring for not making more effort with the recycling – an average…

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