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Government announces introduction of DRS

Government announces introduction of DRS

We welcome any measure that effectively increases recycling and reduces litter.  Aluminium packaging is already widely recycled; 70% of beverage cans are currently recycled, and independent research shows that in 12 years the existing collection infrastructure will...

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Newcastle-under-Lyme launch MetalMatters

Newcastle-under-Lyme launch MetalMatters

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has launched a MetalMatters campaign to remind householders to recycle food and drink cans, foil, empty aerosols, foil trays and metal screw tops in their red recycling box. Leaflets have been sent to 56,000 homes, recycling...

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We’re CIWM Awards finalists!

We’re CIWM Awards finalists!

MetalMatters has been announced as a finalist in the 2017 CIWM Awards ‘Most Effective Communications’ category. These long-standing and well-respected awards are given for outstanding achievement in the sustainability, resource and waste industry. Judged by the most...

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One in five UK councils have chosen to make their metals matter

One in five UK councils have chosen to make their metals matter

Since the MetalMatters programme launched in 2012, one in five UK councils have chosen the campaign as a vehicle to deliver their recycling messages to householders and increase the metal packaging captured at kerbside: A total of 5.3 million households have now...

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The Alu D&T Challenge is back!

The Alu D&T Challenge is back!

The UK’s aluminium industry is on the search for the designers and engineers of the future as it launches this year’s Alu D&T Challenge.  Secondary schools throughout the UK are invited to take part in the Challenge which aims to teach 11-14 year olds about...

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