Category Archives: Glass & Metal packaging

Finalist interview: AB InBev and partners’ low carbon aluminium can

Shortlisted for the ‘Climate’ category of the Sustainability Awards 2022, AB InBev, Rusal, Canpack, and Elval’s low carbon aluminium beer can is made with 100% renewable electricity and uses an inert anode technology that allows for reduced emissions. AB InBev tells us more about the collaborative solution.  You’re a finalist in the Sustainability Awards 2022. Congratulations! To start off, could you summarise your entry

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Recycling glass burns fossil fuels. Are refillables greener?

Fossil gas powers the large furnaces in Auckland that melt used glass containers and transform them into new ones. In addition, the chemical reaction to create glass releases more carbon dioxide, which blankets the atmosphere. To avoid these emissions, a group of sustainable companies want the Government to introduce a container reuse system, where bottles and jars are washed and

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