Metal Packaging Manufactures Association (MPMA)
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The Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association is the lead voice of the UK metal packaging industry with direct links into a European market employing 70,000 people across 200 companies producing more than 70 billion containers each year.
The Association supports and represents members’ on industry matters related to operational, regulatory and environmental issues.
In addition, the work of the association promotes the benefits of metal packaging and the sustainable attributes of steel and aluminium through education programmes, industry awards and relevant communication channels.
80% of all metal ever produced is still in circulation today. Recycling and sustainability The UK metal packaging industry, along with its European counterparts, spearheads the continual drive to not only produce the most material efficient metal packaging possible, but also to provide packaging that offers other significant benefits such as significantly reducing food waste... Read more »
GREEN LIGHT Nearly half of parents have been shamed by their own children – for bad recycling practises A poll of 2,000 mums and dads of school-aged children found 41 per cent believe it’s really their children who drive recycling and sustainability attitudes at home, thanks to the popularity of teenage environmental campaigner Greta... Read more »
METAL – THE WHOLE STORY The metal packaging sector is justly proud of its sustainability credentials, but although we share a lot of the detail, we rarely tell the whole story. Sure we explain that metal can be recycled again and again with no loss of quality, and as such is classified as a permanent... Read more »
80% OF ALL METAL IS STILL IN USE TODAY It’s estimated that up to 80% of all metal ever produced in the world is still in use today. That’s a staggering but real statistic, because metal is a permanently available material and can be reused an infinite number of times. But it’s also helped by the creation... Read more »
It's Not Easy Being Green Millions of Brits admit to ignoring environmental concerns to make their lives easier, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults found despite 87 per cent agreeing on the importance of being green, more than half believe it’s often ‘inconvenient’. Three in 10 admit binning plastic food containers rather... Read more »