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 […]
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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.
Tata Steel UK is increasing its support for MetalMatters, the metal packaging industry’s UK behavioral change programme which aims to boost capture rates for metal packaging collected at kerbside.
Households across South Northamptonshire are being urged to recycle more of the 45 million items of metal packaging used in the region each year. South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) has teamed up with Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), an organisation representing the metal packaging manufacturing industry, recyclers and fillers, to launch the ‘MetalMatters’ recycling campaign across […]
Alupro is pleased to announce that Ball Corporation has become a direct funding partner of MetalMatters; the packaging industry’s communications programme in the UK which aims to boost the capture rates for metal packaging collected at kerbside. Ball, a leading supplier of innovative, sustainable beverage, food and aerosol packaging solutions , manufacturers beverage and […]
We're thrilled to be launching with England's top ranked recyclers today! And it's a double celebration as this marks our 100th council partnership of the programme so far 🤗🎉♻️ #MakeYourMetalsMatters @East_Riding! #MetalRecyclesForever #SustainablePackaging #MetalMatters100 pic.twitter.com/XXS6…
This #GlobalRecyclingDay see's the launch of MetalMatters with three UK councils! @PowysRecycles @Teignbridge and @MerthyrCBC #MakeYourMetalsMatter ♻️♻️♻️ Read the full story here metalmatters.org.uk/…