Sustainability

 

US schools receive recycling rewards

Schools in the US recycled more than 2.3 million aluminium beverage cans through a new national recycling competition sponsored by the can industry. The schools competed in the Great American Can Roundup (GACR) – School Challenge, a national competition sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), the trade association representing can makers and their suppliers.

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Improved recycling rates in Europe

Apeal (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) has revealed that the recycling rate in Europe for steel food and beverage cans has risen again. Figures revealed at packaging show Interpack demonstrate how recycling rates of steel packaging for Europe in 2009 increased by two per cent to reach more than 72 per cent.

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