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  • 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

  • APEAL TO JOIN THE PACKAGING WASTE & SUSTAINABILITY FORUM 14-16 SEPTEMBER IN BRUSSELS

    APEAL is delighted to be once again supporting the  Packaging Waste & Sustainability Forum as associate sponsor. Taking place 14-16th September Alexis Van Maercke, secretary general, will focus on APEAL’s 2025 vision of zero steel packaging to landfill, and demonstrate why choosing a packaging material...... Read more

  • APEAL TO SPEAK AT SUSTAINABILITY AND PACKAGING 2021 THIS FRIDAY 26th MARCH

    Alexis Van Maercke, APEAL secretary general, will join an interesting line up of speakers at the forthcoming Sustainability and Packaging event, organised by Avlante this 26th March 2021.   In his presentation entitled “How packaging can contribute towards a more sustainable food system” Alexis will debate...... Read more

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

    With this issue we’re looking at the changeover of Presidents at APEAL and the public release of our 2025 recycling vision. Come meet all the team in APEAL’s digital stand if you haven’t already done so. Plus an update on what’s happening of interest about...... Read more

  • APEAL ANNOUNCES 2025 VISION FOR RECYCLING

    APEAL has announced its 2025 vision for recycling – Zero steel packaging to landfill – as part of Steel for Packaging Week, a virtual event designed to showcase steel as the model material for a 21st century circular economy. The 2025 Vision is set to...... Read more