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

    produced every year

  • 4 UNITS
    are consumed weekly

    EU citizen

Metal Packaging Europe gives Europe’s rigid metal packaging industry a unified voice, by bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, and their national associations. 


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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cans are heroes


As consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of packaging on the environment, Metal Packaging Europe encourages the licensed use of the Recycles Mark.

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Information Hub

We represent our members' interests towards policy makers and, as a knowledge partner, are dedicated to constructively contribute to EU policies relevant to our industry.

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