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  • APEAL WELCOMES PPWR, BUT RULES ON RECYCLABILITY OF PACKAGING NEED MORE AMBITION

    APEAL has cautiously welcomed the general approach of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) published today by the European Commission.   Alexis Van Maercke, Secretary General of APEAL, said: “Packaging plays an essential role in protecting and preserving resources such as food and reducing...... Read more

  • THE LATEST ISSUE OF STEEL FOR PACKAGING UPDATE IS NOW ONLINE

    In this last issue of 2022 Alexis Van Maercke takes a look at the highly anticipated forthcoming legislation on packaging waste.  We also celebrate how steel packaging is being recognised for design innovation, and spotlight two regions of Europe where awareness of steel’s sustainability in...... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT ADF PARIS 25-26TH JANUARY 2023

    Steve Claus, Sustainability and Circular Economy Office at APEAL, will be joining a distinguished line up of speakers at the forthcoming ADF conference in January, organised in cooperation with the FEA European Federation of Aerosols, as part of Paris Packaging Week 2023. Coming on the...... Read more

  • APEAL TO DISCUSS THE BENEFITS OF SEPARATE COLLECTION IN THE BALKANS

    APEAL is delighted to join an impressive line-up of companies this 28-29th September to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities for packaging waste management across EU members states and candidate countries within the Balkans. This is a great opportunity to meet representatives from waste management...... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT SUSTAINABLE STEEL STRATEGIES SUMMIT 21ST SEPTEMBER

    Alexis Van Maercke will be joining an exciting line-up of speakers at the forthcoming Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit 2022 (Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st of September 2022) brought to you by the makers of the Future Steel Forum and Steel Times International. Its is shaping up to be an exciting...... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT SCANPACK SUMMIT 4TH OCTOBER

    Alexis Van Maercke will be joining an exciting line-up of speakers at the forthcoming Scanpack Summit  4th October during Scanpack exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden. With a presentation focused on EU and politics, Alexis will discuss how policymakers and stakeholders across the European value chain can...... Read more

  • APEAL’S CONSUMER CAMPAIGN IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH

    APEAL’s new information pack is designed to help stakeholders communicate the benefits of steel packaging to consumers, providing useful facts and figures as well as a suite of communications materials which can be used free of charge. The comprehensive information pack covers topics such as...... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT FEA GLOBAL EVENT 21-22ND SEPTEMBER

    APEAL will be joining the FEA (European Aerosol Federation) Global event in Lisbon this coming 21-22nd September. Resistant, able to withstand high pressure and virtually unbreakable, steel is an ideal material for packaging aerosols. With a presentation entitled “21st century aerosols”, President Viliam Gaspar and...... Read more

  • APEAL IS LOOKING FORWARD TO PRESENTING THE MEP AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENT THIS 29TH JUNE

    APEAL is pleased to continue our support of the annual MEP Awards taking place this 29th June in Brussels. These prestigious awards recognise the hard work of members of the European Parliament and the finalists have all been shortlisted for their achievements across a wide...... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT ADF PARIS 30TH JUNE DURING PARIS PACKAGING WEEK

    Steve Claus, Circular Economy & Sustainability Officer at APEAL,  will be speaking at ADF Paris, part of Paris Packaging Week on 29 & 30 June 2022. Joining the section entitled  Eco-design and sustainable developments – Paris Packaging Week, Steve will be discussing how aerosols can...... Read more