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  • APEAL to speak at Circular Economy event for brands & retailers

    5th March in Vienna, Alexis Van Maercke, Secretary General of APEAL, will represent steel at  “Circular economy and resource efficiency – what materials can bring to the table (and customers can pick up)”  What do permanent materials, renewable materials and fossil materials truly mean from a...... Read more

  • APEAL APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT

    APEAL has appointed Tony Waite, Sales Director Packaging at Tata Steel Europe, as the association’s new President. Mr Waite was elected unanimously by the Board and General Assembly of APEAL and succeeds Stéphane Tondo of ArcelorMittal. He officially takes over the role of President from January....... Read more

  • APEAL TO SHARE GOOD PRACTICES IN STEEL RECYCLING AT VIRTUOUS CIRCLES WORKSHOP IN ROMANIA

    APEAL has confirmed it will join the European Commission’s Virtuous Circle workshop in Romania, 6 December. The Virtuous Circle is an initiative launched by the European Commission (EC) to help those Member States believed to be at risk of missing the 2020 target for recycling...... Read more

  • APEAL STRENGTHENS BRUSSELS TEAM WITH TWO NEW APPOINTMENTS

    APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, today announced two new appointments to reinforce the technical competencies of its Brussels based team. Ruaidri MacDomhnaill joins as Regulatory Affairs Manager.   Ruaidri is an experienced REACH professional with extensive knowledge of regulations, authorisations...... Read more

  • APEAL is looking forward to partnering Sustainability in Packaging 29-31st October

    APEAL President, Stéphane Tondo, will address the audience of packaging professionals with the aim of increasing awareness of the circularity of steel for packaging. Visit the APEAL  booth to understand how steel packaging can be a brand’s most effective marketing asset, whilst also helping improve environmental performance through...... Read more

  • APEAL is pleased to support 7th annual Beverage Packaging Congress 16-17th October in Brussels

    With conference themes focused on smart packaging, innovations in sustainability and product customisation the congress will be the perfect environment for APEAL to present and discuss the recent campaign launched by global steel producers to increase use of steel beverage cans. “Votesteel” is a global...... Read more

  • Global campaign launched to increase the use of steel beverage cans

    APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, is backing a new campaign for increased use of steel for beverage cans. This global Vote Steel campaign has been initiated by members of the Product Sustainability Committee of the World Steel Association. The campaign...... Read more

  • APEAL to discuss steel aerosol recycling at FEA Global Aerosol conference 4-5th October

    In a roundtable discussion focused on closing the loop on aerosols through greater recycling, Stéphane Tondo, APEAL President, will represent the steel packaging stream and explain why steel is an ideal material for a more circular economy in aerosols.  In more detail, how steel aerosols...... Read more

  • STEEL PACKAGING RECYCLING IN EUROPE REACHES 79,5%

    Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached a new high of 79,5% and is well on track to reach the industry’s self-imposed target of 80% by 2020, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. This new...... Read more

  • APEAL TO ANNOUNCE NEW STEEL RECYCLING RATE 6TH JUNE IN BRUSSELS

    Alexis Van Maercke, secretary general, will join an interesting line up of speakers at the forthcoming Packaging Waste and Sustainability Forum & Dispensing Forum in Brussels 5th-7th June, focused on the circular economy in action. As part of a panel debate entitled “Sustainability of Materials:...... Read more