The attention on packaging's environmental impact has markedly heightened in recent months, putting increasing pressure on governments, brands and retailers to act. It gets overlooked, surprisingly often, that there is already a ready-made solution for many drinks to switch to. It’s called the drinks can.
DRINKS CAN SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
Packaging has a key role to play in helping society live more sustainably. Get the latest report on the sustainability of the aluminium drinks can.
NEW LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF ALUMINIUM BEVERAGE CAN
Metal Packaging Europe, the association of European producers of rigid metal packaging and their supply chain partners, completed a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of aluminium beverage cans (25, 33 and 50 cl volumes).
THE HISTORY OF THE CAN
Discover all you need to know about the can, from information on its history and origins, to the latest developments in can design.
A STRATEGY FOR ACHIEVING ALUMINIUM’S FULL POTENTIAL FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY BY 2030
This Action Plan builds on the aluminium industry’s Vision 2050, with a focus on recycling and provides policy recommendations for the sector to achieve full circularity.
All Sustainable Packaging Resources
REAL RECYCLING IN ACTION
As aluminium drinks cans hit a 72% recycling rate, data shows that almost 100% is recycled within Europe.
ALUMINIUM: THE SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING OF CHOICE
Get to grips with the sustainable characteristics of the can, its ability to be recycled and the extensive infrastructure and capacity the UK already has in place to be able to deal with metal can recycling.
ALL THE ADVANTAGES OF THE CAN INFOGRAPHIC
In a world that is all about collecting and recycling, metal already has all the advantages.
THE RECYCLES MARK
The Recycles Mark has been developed to unify environmental messaging across rigid metal packaging throughout Europe. This mark is the one recycling mark for all metal packaging with one clear message: metal recycles forever.