Alupro figures show aerosols and aluminium foil “widely” collected for recycling

New figures released by Alupro show 96% of councils in the UK are collecting aerosols and 86% are collecting aluminium foil for recycling.

mixed_foil_trays_filled01Over the past three years, the number of councils collecting aerosols has increased from 87% to 96%, providing almost complete coverage throughout the UK. Meanwhile, foil recycling has also seen a dramatic increase in collection, from just 35% of councils in 2007 to 86% today. Read more

Eat, Drink, be Merry … and Recycle!

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) has added to its range of free resources to help local authorities encourage residents to recycle aluminium packaging over Christmas. Read more

Every Can Counts returns to Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour

This year’s Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour will again be supported by drinks can recycling programme Every Can Counts. The campaign is designed to engage consumers and boost recycling rates among consumers across Great Britain.

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Alupro’s Position on the EU Circular Economy Proposals

The EU Commission has proposed packaging recycling targets of 65% by 2025 and 75% by 2030. Targets for individual waste streams include 85% for aluminium. Read more

MetalMatters reaches half a million households in 2015

Torbay Council launches MetalMatters

Torbay Council launches MetalMatters

MetalMatters, the industry-funded communications campaign to increase household recycling of metal packaging, has reached over half a million households across the UK in 2015. Following the launch of campaigns to another 300,000 homes in Warwick, Torbay and four districts in Lancashire. Read more