Carlsberg has been awarded a bronze level certification from the Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute for cans supplied by Rexam into the UK market. The award marks the first time a beverage package has been certified by the Institute. The certification is part of Carlsberg’s Circular Community initiative, of which Rexam was a founding partner back […]
Sun Chemical has released its 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report. The report focuses on energy consumption/conservation at production and non-production sites, the energy carbon footprint at the production sites, process waste reduction, water consumption, materials safety and employee safety. “Our customers want to know that Sun Chemical is doing its part to be a sustainable organisation. […]
The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), in collaboration with aluminium industry leaders such as Ball and Rexam, has introduced a comprehensive standard that aims to improve the industry’s environmental, social and governance performance throughout its entire value chain, including plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. After a year-long development effort, the ASI Performance Standard will […]
A new can aimed at the drinks market is the next step towards a 100% recycled aluminium product, according to its makers. The Evercan created by US based Novelis is, the company says, the first can to be independently certified for its recycled aluminium content. The can aims to allow drinks companies to deliver sodas, […]
Chinese can maker Baosteel Packaging has gained an order of 20 million cans of Qingdao beer shortly after entering the high-end beer market. The company’s plant at Wuhan started production in February and is the first to make aluminium cans.
Indian can making company Hindustan Tin Works has been recognised for the high standard of its quality control. The company has been certified for an ISO quality standard and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).