Ardagh welcomes EU Circular Economy package

Ardagh, one of Europe’s largest glass container manufacturers, welcomes the outcomes of the European Commission’s “ambitious” Circular Economy package.

Ardagh Group’s Head of Sustainability, Steffen Seehausen, comments:“The report sets some important and very realistic sustainability targets for the packaging industry.It represents a very thorough and sensible framework that will help to achieve closed loop practices within a circular economy. Ardagh is totally committed to this approach, and looks forward to working in partnership with its stakeholders along the whole of the supply chain, as well as with local and central authorities.”

“Whilst the package represents a welcome degree of business continuity and confidence for most permanent packaging materials, the absence so far of any plastics target for 2030 signifies the difficulties this sector faces compared with permanent materials.”

Ardagh endorses the statement issued by its European trade association, FEVE, that “glass holds a special place in the EU Circular Economy as a permanent material that is 100% and endlessly recycled without any degradation of its intrinsic properties as long as it is separately collected and treated.“

600450 Ardagh welcomes EU Circular Economy package
Date: 18 December 2015

See more news about:

Others also read

Leading international building envelope and major façade specialist the Lakesmere Group has announced a structured management buy-out (MBO) of the company by its executive management team.
The Executive Committee of The All India Glass Manufacturers' Federation (AIGMF)* met at Jaipur Marriott Hotel.   An interactive session with Honb’le Minister of Industry, Mr.
Vitrum 2015 reconfirmed its international reach and its great value to exhibitors and visitors alike, all features that continue to make it one of the leading industry events.
The Carlyle Group Enters Into Exclusive Discussions with Astorg To Acquire A Majority Stake In Saverglass, a High-End Producer Of Bottles And Carafes For The Premium Spirit, Fine Wine And Perfume Markets    Global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) today announces it has entered into exclusive discussions with Astorg to acquire a majority controlling stake in high-end glass packaging manufacturer Saverglass, alongside the Management.Headquartered in Feuquières (Oise, France), Saverglass designs, manufactures and decorates premium glass packaging for high-end Wines and Spirits.
Onyx Solar and Tesla were selected by the prestigious Popular Science magazine as one of the best technologies of 2015 in the field of energy worldwide    Onyx Solar created the first transparent glass that can generate free and clean electricity from the sun, and this has served to be awarded this important recognition.
The market for electrochromic glass is expected to have a strong trajectory. According to third-party researcher n-tech, by 2020 the electrochromic glass market should reach $3 billion in revenue and will keep growing to over $4 billion by 2023.

Add new comment