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New research reveals that over half of the food waste generated by the UK manufacturing and retail sectors is avoidable. WRAP’s Food Surplus and Waste Quantification report aims to improve the understanding of food surplus and food waste in the

Alupro Ireland as part of the Every Can Counts campaign has co-funded can crushers for strategic locations in County Meath and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

Can It! is running in conjunction since 2008 and we are delight to once again sponsor this programme with SuperValu Tidy Towns

Alupro Ireland sponsors the Eco Alu Art & Design award as part of the Young Environmentalist Awards

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Recycling all your aluminium packaging is one of the most important things that you can do for the environment.

This is because making aluminium from the raw material, bauxite, uses a lot of energy  -  while recycling the metal through a simple re-melt process is a massive 20 times more energy efficient. Put another way, recycling uses just 5% of the energy needed for primary production.

And because aluminium can be recycled over and over again without losing its properties, the metal has a lifetime of different uses:  about 75% of all the aluminium ever produced is still in circulation.

The challenge now is to raise recycling rates for the aluminium we use as individuals  -  mainly drinks cans, foil trays and aerosol cans.  Find out how we do it in Ireland ...


Alupro Ireland is a member of a European network of organisations, funded by the European Aluminium Association (EAA) to promote the collection and recycling of used aluminium packaging within the Government, stakeholders, and the general public. The organisation works closely with the UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) which is a not for profit organisation funded by aluminium packaging producers and recyclers.