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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...

Milwaukee Area Recycling Facility Latest Recipient of Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program Funded by Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings

Posted: 08 November 2021
MILWAUKEE, WI – Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings funded a new aluminum can capture grant awarded to a recycling facility jointly owned by City of Milwaukee and Waukesha County to install equipment that will capture crushed or flattened cans missorted into the material destined for the landfill. Once installed in the recycling sortation...

Recycling Facility in Florida Latest Recipient of Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program Funded by Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings

Posted: 12 August 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings funded a new aluminum can capture grant awarded to a recycling facility northeast of Orlando that will install additional can capture equipment as part of a larger facility upgrade. Once installed at GEL Recycling’s Port Orange, FL, material recovery...

Recycling Facilities in North Carolina and Texas Are Initial Recipients of Can Manufacturers Institute’s Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program

Posted: 10 April 2021
WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2021) – Recycling facilities in North Carolina and Texas will use Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI)’s aluminum beverage can capture grants to install equipment that will result in 540 tons, more than 36 million aluminum beverage cans, per year being captured that were previously missorted. These recycling facilities are...

Request for Proposals Released for Can Manufacturers Institute’s Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program

Posted: 26 January 2021
WASHINGTON, DC (January 27, 2021) -- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and The Recycling Partnership (The Partnership) today announced requests for proposals (RFP) for aluminum beverage can capture grants, sponsored by can manufacturers Ardagh Group and Crown Holdings, that will fund eddy currents, robots and other equipment or process...

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