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'Compostable' Packaging and Plastic items

A packaging item compliant with the 'compostability' criteria set in BS EN 13432 is 'compostable'. Similarly, a plastic item compliant with the 'compostability' criteria set in BS EN 14995 is 'compostable'.
Published by Association for Organics Recycling (AFOR)

2013 Paper Recycling Monitoring report


Published by Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI)

2015 APEAL Life-cycle assessment on tinplate

APEAL regularly carries out a comprehensive life cycle assessment (LCA) for tinplate production to create a comprehensive environmental profile for steel packaging.
Published by Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL)

AEROBAL - international organisation representing manufacturers of aluminium aerosol cans

AEROBAL is the international organisation representing manufacturers of aluminium aerosol cans.
Published by International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (Aerobal)

Aerosol suppliers list

Directory only available to BAMA members
Published by British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA)

Alufoil Trophy


Published by European Aluminium Foil Association (ALUFOIL)

Aluminium Aerosol Can Suppliers

Names and addresses of aerosol can manufacturers
Published by International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (Aerobal)

Aluminium foil: Characteristics and properties

Can you microvave aluminium foil? Discover this and other properties
Published by European Aluminium Foil Association (ALUFOIL)

Aluminium Packaging - factsheet

Processes and applications.
Published by The Aluminium Federation (ALFED)

BCMPA members directory

Contract packer list
Published by British Contract Manufacturing and Packers Association (BCMPA)

Beverage Cartons and the Environment

Sources of wood fibre for beverage cartons. Heavily promotional but some useful data
Published by Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (Ace)

Bio-based and Degradable Plastics Code of Conduct

Bio-based and Degradable Plastics Group Code of Conduct
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Bioplastics glossary

Basic definition with further explanation
Published by European Bioplastics

BPF Recycling Group Manifesto 2014

The manifesto sets out arguments to enable the plastics recycling sector to meet the Government’s low carbon manufacturing ambitions.
Published by British Platics Federation