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Top 4 metal drinks cans myths busted! Part Two

Last week we looked at two myths surrounding metal drinks cans and how they are recycled and revealed the truth behind the misconceptions. We discussed how aluminium cans are the most recycled drinks container in the world and there are … Continue reading

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Top 4 metal drinks cans myths busted! Part One

We understand the importance of recycling materials that we use every day now more than ever. Packaging related issues are in the news almost daily. We may know some of the waste and recycling stats but that doesn’t mean that … Continue reading

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Sustainable packaging at the Museum of Brands

Last month the Museum of Brands opened its Sustainable Packaging display to highlight the different food and beverage pack formats available. The Can Makers supplied a selection of aluminium cans for the recycling section of the display.  This helps visitors … Continue reading

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Alupro reveals 72% of aluminium drinks cans are recycled in the UK

By Alupro Whilst we are consumed by the issues of packaging pollution and concerns about where our recycling ends up, there is some good news.As aluminium drinks cans hit 72% recycling rate, data shows that almost 100% is recycled within … Continue reading

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The sustainable role of metals

Recycling materials has been an important part of sustainable living to reduce waste and the use of energy for some time. Aluminium specifically has long been a leader in recycling because it is a permanently available material that can be … Continue reading

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Metal Packaging in a Circular Economy…

Nick Mullen for the Can Makers As we have all seen, the EU intends to present a new package of circular economy proposals which will be ‘more ambitious’ and cover ‘the whole of the circular economy’. Ambitious indeed, but in … Continue reading

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