• APEAL joins sustainability conference in Slovakia, 13th September

    Stéphane Tondo, APEAL Board member and President designate, will represent APEAL at the “Sustainable Industry in the Context of Circular Economy”conference in Kosice this 13th September, organised by the Employers’ Group of the European Economic and Social Committee and the Slovakian National Union of Employers....... Read more

  • All-time high for steel packaging recycling in Europe

    Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached a new all-time high of 76 per cent, announces APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. This record rate, which represents data from 2014, confirms steel as Europe’s most recycled packaging material for the...... Read more

  • Double digital success for APEAL!

    APEAL is celebrating the success of both its website and its latest social media campaign. The APEAL website won the award for best association website at the International and European Association Awards in Berlin, seeing off competition from a wide range of entrants. In a...... Read more

  • Celebrating 30 years of APEAL

    Two exciting new projects have been launched to mark 30 years of APEAL as the reference for steel for packaging. The first, a social media campaign “30 years – 30 facts about steel” is a light, bite sized project which will see APEAL publish a...... Read more

  • APEAL website shortlisted for award

    The APEAL website – – has been shortlisted for a prize in the Best Association Website category at the annual International and European Association Awards. ... Read more

  • Steel and the circular economy feature in the latest Parliament Magazine

    “We recognise that moving closer towards a circular economy is more realistic than many think – and the steel for packaging industry is leading the way” writes Alexander Mohr on Page 39 of this very interesting issue focusing on the Circular Economy. He also explains...... Read more

  • APEAL at Packaging and Waste Sustainability Forum

    APEAL Secretary General, Alexander Mohr, is set to speak at the 23rd annual Packaging Waste and Sustainability Forum in Brussels. ... Read more

  • APEAL publishes the latest issue of “Steel for Packaging Update”

    Sustainability has always been very top of mind for APEAL, but particularly recently during the run-up to the long awaited Circular Economy Package (CEP), finally announced by the European Commission. In “Inside Brussels” Alexander Mohr, Secretary General of APEAL, contemplates the consequences of the CEP’s...... Read more

  • Steel for packaging industry leaders welcome higher recycling rates in European Circular Economy package

    Steel for packaging industry leaders have welcomed the announcement of the European Circular Economy Package, saying the announcement will help to drive cultural change in the way products are manufactured, used and recycled. Higher recycling targets within the package will, according to APEAL, encourage an...... Read more

  • Making a success of the circular economy

    The EU circular economy package is excellent news for steel packaging and we are in a great position to help deliver on its ambitions for higher recycling, comments Alexander Mohr, secretary general, in an article for the on-line magazine E-Sharp Read the full article here... Read more