Rick Hindley


MetalMatters campaign in Wrexham

Wrexham Council has become the 50th local authority to benefit from MetalMatters, the industry-funded communications campaign to increase household recycling of metal packaging. It is the fourth campaign the programme has run in partnership with Waste Awareness Wales. Previous campaigns include Newport, which achieved a 9% increase in metal capture at a cost of 31p […]

Recycling facilities in shopping centres

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 joins Alupro

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 […]

March 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Vince Major, commercial director of Crown’s UK Ireland, Benelux and Scandinavia regions, is now chairman of The Can Makers Features: Tinplate turns to gold: The huge swings in tinplate prices and other […]

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