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These are all the posts that have been tagged with European Parliament.

Nachtergaele joins MPE

Joris Nachtergaele has been appointed as director of external affairs at Metal Packaging Europe.

EU recognise metals as ‘permanent material’

Permanent materials, including metals, have been recognised as a new resource category by the European Parliament. Industry body Metal Packaging Europe (MPE), which has worked hard to bring resource efficiency to the forefront of EU Policy, has welcomed the move.

March 2012

Articles in this issue include a look at the reasons why more craft brewers in the US are switching to aluminium cans, a technical article that looks at the maintenance of ovens and a look at sustainability issues. There are also reports on handling and conveying, seaming and the US. Regulars including Candid, Knight’s Knowledge and Clarke’s can corner are also included.

Resource efficient

Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) recently hosted a debate on metal’s sustainability at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event, which was hosted in partnership with Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy MEP, brought together key influencers to promote metal resource efficiency in a sustainable Europe. You can read more about how the event went in the March issue of […]

MPE aims for zero metal waste to landfill

Metal Packaging Europe (MPE), the trade body representing the united interests of producers and suppliers of metal packaging across Europe, hosted a debate on metal’s sustainability at the European Parliament in Brussels last Tuesday (24 January).

Apeal president to speak at debate in Brussels

Robert Beltz, the president of Apeal (The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging), will speak at a debate on metal’s sustainability at the European Parliament next Tuesday (24 January).