Resource not waste: How Metal Packaging is a Model Material for the Circular Economy

Thursday 14th September 2023

Theatre :  Made in the UK 


The session focuses on the significant role of metal food cans as an exemplary model for promoting circular economy practices within the packaging industry. With growing concerns about environmental sustainability and waste management, the circular economy approach offers a transformative solution by reimagining waste as a valuable resource.

Geoff Courtney, Head of Sales UK and Ireland at EnvasesGeoff Courtney Head of Sales UK and Ireland
Envases Europe A/S
Nicola Jones, Manager, Steel Packaging Recycling at Tata Steel UKNicola Jones Manager, Steel Packaging Recycling
Tata Steel UK
Robert Fell, Director & Chief Executive the Metal Packaging Manufacturers AssociationRobert Fell Director & Chief Executive
The Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association
Tom Giddings, Executive Director at Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation Ltd (Alupro)Tom Giddings Executive Director
Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation Ltd (Alupro)

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