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  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT THE FORTHCOMING FEA AEROSOL 2021 EVENT 23rd SEPTEMBER

    APEAL Sustainability and Circular Economy Officer, Steve Claus, will speak during the roundtable session entitled “The use of post-consumer recycled contents in metal aerosol cans” on 23rd September. The FEAerosol is a global event providing essential insights into the key issues affecting the aerosol industry....... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT THE PACKAGING WASTE & SUSTAINBILITY FORUM 16TH SEPTEMBER

    APEAL secretary general Alexis Van Maercke, will speak during the session entitled “Permanent materials – A strong drive towards sustainability” on 16th September. He will focus on APEAL’s 2025 vision of zero steel packaging to landfill, and demonstrate why choosing a packaging material that is...... Read more

  • APEAL IS PLEASED TO PARTNER PACKAGED, THE 10th GLOBAL SUMMIT, 5-6TH SEPTEMBER

    Alexis Van Maercke will join an interesting line up of speakers at the forthcoming Packaged summit, taking place online this 5-6th September. As the European Commission reviews the requirements on packaging and packaging waste in the EU within the context of the European Green Deal...... Read more

  • APEAL PROVIDES INPUT TO PPWD 94/62/EC REVIEW

    Reinforcing the Essential Requirements in the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) 94/62/EC is fundamental to making all packaging put on the market either recyclable or reusable.  In addition to  participating in the recent workshops organised by the European Commission’s DG Environment, the steel for...... Read more

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

    With this issue we’re welcoming our new member Acciaierie d’Italia and looking at the good news for steel recycling rates. Listen to what our team has to say about recycling – Steve Claus, Alexis Van Maercke, Ruaidri MacDomhnaill and the President Viliam Gašpar.  Plus an update...... Read more

  • APEAL TALKS WITH PACKAGING INSIGHTS

    Following the release last week of the latest recycling rates for steel packaging, Alexis Van Maercke, Secretary General, and Steve Claus, Sustainability and Circular Economy Officer, spoke with Packaging Insights on the future of steel as a packaging material, how it keeps up with competing...... Read more

  • APEAL TO JOIN THE SUSTAINABLE STEEL SUMMIT NEXT 22nd JUNE

    Alexis Van Maercke, secretary general of APEAL, will join an array of high level representatives from the steel industry at next week’s Sustainable Steel Summit, taking place online 22-23rd June. It will be a real opportunity to learn what the steelmakers themselves have to say...... Read more

  • STEEL PACKAGING RAISES THE BAR WITH RECORD RECYCLING RATE OF 84%

    Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit a new all-time high of 84%. It is an increase of 1,5% and is the ninth consecutive year in which the overall recycling rate has risen. Alexis Van Maercke, secretary general of APEAL, said: “Once again, this...... Read more

  • APEAL RELEASES NEW EUROPE RECYCLING DATA FOR EU GREEN WEEK

    This week as the EU celebrates Green Week,  APEAL will announce the latest recycling rate for steel packaging. Once again it will confirm that steel is Europe’s most recycled primary packaging material.  We can already announce that two of the countries which have helped to...... Read more

  • APEAL WELCOMES NEW MEMBER ACCIAIERIE D’ITALIA

    APEAL is delighted to welcome its sixth member, Genoa-based Acciaierie d’Italia. Viliam Gašpar, President of APEAL, said: “Adding Acciaierie d’Italia to our members represents a significant step in the drive to strengthen our industry, drive growth and improve the wider understanding of steel as a...... Read more