Since 2012, the MetalMatters campaign has been deployed in over 100 local authority areas to 6.6 million households. During the Spring and Summer of 2019, we undertook consumer research in an active campaign area in order to test the messaging and its’ impact on residents recycling behaviours. We selected Teignbridge District Council in Devon which […]
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People from across Staffordshire are invited to join a new campaign to recycle more metal products found in their homes. The ‘Make Your Metals Matter’ campaign wants people to recycle all the metal packaging found around their house, including food and drink cans, foil trays, empty aerosols and household aluminium wrapping foil. It is estimated […]
Are you ready for Recycle Week? Join in the fun and sign up to make a real difference by recycling items from all around the home. That is what MetalMatters aims to do; working in partnership with local authorities and waste management companies, the campaign engages directly with householders to encourage them to recycle metal […]
As we celebrate Global Recycling Day, three UK Councils are launching their MetalMatters campaigns. As more and more people across the UK shift their focus towards recycling today, Merthyr Tydfil, Powys and Teignbridge District Council in Devon will urge a total of 157,000 households to ‘Make their metals matter’. Starting today, and for the next […]
Since 2012 campaigns have been run in over 90 local authorities across the UK, directly targeting 6 million households. The results from these programmes show that MetalMatters messaging leads to an increase of metal packaging appearing in the recycling waste stream, and increasing revenue derived from recycling schemes. However, it is more challenging to measure […]
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has launched a MetalMatters campaign to remind householders to recycle food and drink cans, foil, empty aerosols, foil trays and metal screw tops in their red recycling box. Leaflets have been sent to 56,000 homes, recycling vehicles are now fitted with promotional signs and residents can find out more at several planned roadshows. Supporting […]
The Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service between Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council have launched the first MetalMatters campaign of 2018, to all 119,000 households in the area, with the aim of increasing metal capture rates through kerbside. Each household has received a MetalMatters leaflet directly through their door, featuring visuals that demonstrate […]
MetalMatters has been announced as a finalist in the 2017 CIWM Awards ‘Most Effective Communications’ category. These long-standing and well-respected awards are given for outstanding achievement in the sustainability, resource and waste industry. Judged by the most respected experts in the sector, the awards represent the highest level of achievement and are entered and sponsored […]
Since the MetalMatters programme launched in 2012, one in five UK councils have chosen the campaign as a vehicle to deliver their recycling messages to householders and increase the metal packaging captured at kerbside: A total of 5.3 million households have now received MetalMatters messages directly through their door. Nine councils have launched MetalMatters campaigns […]
Ecosurety, one of the UK’s leading packaging compliance schemes and resource efficiency specialists, has pledged their support to MetalMatters, the metal packaging industry’s flagship behavioural change programme.
We're proud to be launching our first campaign of 2021 today with @BucksCouncil @recycle4Bucks to encourage residents to recycle ALL of their household metal packaging! Find out more here bit.ly/3tEeKHJ #MakeYourMetalsMatter #MetalRecyclesForever pic.twitter.com/3JLd…
Residents in 140k homes across Leicester City are making their metals matter! Metal household packaging can be recycled time and time again - a drink can , once recycled, can be back on the shelf as another can in just 60 days! @orangebagleics #MetalRecyclesForever pic.twitter.com/zH7K…
We're proud to be working with @MidDevonDC & @RecycleDevon to help residents to make their metals matter! Metal can be recycled over & over again with no loss of quality so please remember to recycle all of your metal packaging ♻️👍 #MetalRecyclesForever bit.ly/3dEr6Z2 pic.twitter.com/h0X2…