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Can Manufacturers Institute Urges the House Leadership, Energy and Commerce Committee to Act Now on Recycling Legislation

Posted: 15 November 2022
With the November elections behind us, it is time for the House Leadership and House Energy and Commerce Committee to immediately pass two bipartisan recycling-related measures during the remaining weeks of the 117th Congress. They are both critical steps toward bolstering recycling rates, improving U.S. recycling infrastructure and reducing...

Survey Finds Overwhelming Bipartisan Support for Recycling Refund Programs

Posted: 26 September 2022
WASHINGTON, DC — A new public opinion poll1 found that 81% of Americans support recycling refund programs, which place a fully refundable deposit (usually 5 or 10 cents) on beverage containers at the time of purchase that is refunded upon return of the container. Consumers essentially buy the beverage and borrow the container. When the...

Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings Sponsor First Global Aluminium Can Sustainability Summit in Partnership with Can Manufacturers Institute and International Aluminium Institute

Posted: 12 September 2022
ROME, ITALY – The Global Aluminium Can Sustainability Summit, September 13-14, in Rome, Italy, brings together more than 100 leaders from organizations globally across the aluminum beverage can value chain to operationalize the decarbonization of aluminum produced for can sheet and generate transparent information on recycling and circularity...

New Can Manufacturers Institute Report Shows How the Can Industry will Meet Its Ambitious Recycling Rate Targets

Posted: 12 July 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) published today a detailed aluminum beverage can recycling primer and roadmap that explains how the ambitious U.S. aluminum beverage can recycling rate targets that CMI members announced in November 2021 will be achieved. Those targets are reaching a 70 percent recycling rate...

Aluminum Beverage Can Manufacturers Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings Provide Funding for Leases to Spur Additional Can Capture Equipment in Recycling Facilities

Posted: 21 June 2022
WASHINGTON, DC -- As part of a concerted effort to increase aluminum beverage can recycling, Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) and Crown Holdings (Crown), working with its trade organization Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), are providing financing for leases of can capture equipment for recycling facilities. While continuing to offer grants as the...

Industry Value Chain Launches Aerosol Recycling Initiative

Posted: 05 May 2022
Washington, DC – The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) launched an Aerosol Recycling Initiative with the support of almost 20 companies across the aerosol value chain to increase access to aerosol recycling and on-pack recyclability messaging. The initiative’s two quantitative,...

CMI’s Vice President of Sustainability Scott Breen Honored by Waste 360 as 2022 40 Under 40 Winner

Posted: 18 January 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Scott Breen, vice president of sustainability, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) was named as one of the 2022 Waste360 40 Under 40 Winners. The Waste360 program recognizes inspiring and innovative professionals under the age of 40 whose work in waste, recycling and organics have made a significant...

Texas Recycling Facility Fifth Recipient of Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program Funded by Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings

Posted: 14 December 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – A recycling facility in Kilgore, TX, received a critical upgrade that will now sort out aluminum cans from single-stream recyclables with an effective eddy current rather than by hand. This was made possible through a grant funded by can manufacturers Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings. Once...

Aluminum Beverage Can Retains Edge as Most Sustainable Beverage Package

Posted: 10 November 2021
ARLINGTON, VA – The Aluminum Association and Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) released an updated report — The Aluminum Can Advantage: Sustainability Key Performance Indicators 2021 — demonstrating the ongoing sustainability advantages of the aluminum beverage container compared to competing packaging types. The report updates several...

Can Manufacturers Institute Members Commit to Aluminum Beverage Can 70 Percent Recycling Rate by 2030

Posted: 08 November 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) beverage can manufacturer and aluminum can sheet producer members are committing to achieving ambitious U.S. recycling rate targets including a 70 percent recycling rate by 2030. These new targets will improve the circularity of the aluminum beverage can while demonstrating to beverage companies...

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