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Metal packaging, made from permanent materials such as aluminium and steel, is a true contributor to the Circular Economy.

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The Circular Economy Package has introduced a fundamental shift in packaging and packaging waste policy, making circularity the reference point. With the adoption of the legal framework, focus now shifts towards implementation. Together with other partners in the value chain and thought leaders, Metal Packaging Europe will kick-off 2019 with insights on best practices for ongoing policy initiatives and potential stumbling blocks for the Circular Economy as it unfolds.

Join us for a two hours event, followed by a networking cocktail.

The programme can be found here.

We look forward to welcoming you there for a progressive exchange and wait for your registration by 18 January 2019.

Metal Packaging Europe gives Europe’s rigid metal packaging industry a unified voice, by bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, and their national associations. Our membership covers more than 450 manufacturing sites, employing over 65.000 people. 80% of member companies are small and medium-sized enterprises.


Key facts

Responsible resource management has always been key to the success of our industry. Made from permanent materials suitable for multiple recycling, metal packaging is the perfect example of a Circular Economy at work.

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EU Corks

EU Packaging policy

We are focused on policies and legislation that guarantee the free circulation of packaged goods and address the environmental aspects of packaging and packaging waste.

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Metal cans

About us

We represent the industry’s views and voice opinions so that stakeholders understand how metal packaging contributes to the Circular Economy.

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