every can counts
The British Drops cycling team took part in the Ronde Van Vlaanderen, the famous Belgium cycling race last week (1-2 April) to raise awareness for recycling.
The national recycling rate for all aluminium packaging stands at 55% and the estimated recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans has reached 69% but the figures could be even higher, suggests the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro).
The intu Trafford Centre, a large shopping and leisure complex in Manchester, UK, is aiming to recycle more than one million drinks cans, following the unveiling of 243 can collectors at various sites throughout the shopping centre. The scheme, which has been implemented by the free to use Every Can Counts recycling programme, will aim […]
Canadean, the market research company responsible for compiling Beverage Can filling figures for BCME, has confirmed that 2014 was a record year for can sales, with an impressive 63 billion cans filled across Europe. Highlights of the research includes: – Carbonated Soft Drink (CSD) fillings increased by 5% – Beer fillings increased by 2%, which […]
According to a report by the drinks can recycling programme Every Can Counts, more than half of UK consumers have never used their local shopping centre’s recycling facilities. These results were taken from a survey of customers at two shopping centres with a combined footfall of 38 million. The report also claims that over 90% […]
Can-Pack UK has been announced as the newest member of the Aluminium Packing Recycling Organisation (Alupro). Can-Pack UK Ltd is wholly owned by the Can-Pack Group, which is headquartered in Krakow, Poland. The company manufactures aluminium beverage cans supplying a variety of both domestic and export clients. Philp Fisher, managing director Can-Pack UK says, “Having […]
This summer, the Every Can Counts campaign went on the road to spread its message about the importance of recycling drinks cans when out of the home to around 5 million music lovers and holiday-makers. For the second year running, investment from Carlsberg UK enabled Every Can Counts to create interactive can recycling zones at […]
Every Can Counts has released research demonstrating how the retail sector can prepare for the new Waste (England and Wales) Regulations, which will be introduced on 1 January 2015. The research shows that implementing Every Can Counts has helped to ensure that over 80% of waste is recycled by participating shopping centres, with retailers setting […]
The Every Can Counts drinks can recycling initiative is celebrating its fifth anniversary, having launched in 2009. Since its launch, the initiative has expanded into seven European countries. In the UK the programme is delivered by a funding partnership comprising European and UK beverage can manufacturers, the aluminium packaging recycling industry and drinks brands. There […]
Carlsberg UK is the first brewer to join the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) and will also fund its Every Can Counts recycling programme. The decision marks the beer giant’s commitment to increase the recovery and recycling of its aluminium cans used across its portfolio of beer and cider brands, which alongside Carlsberg and Carlsberg […]
Businesses in Scotland are being asked to support the Every Can Counts campaign by recycling empty drinks cans.