The positive results of the life-cycle assessment are due to more renewable energies used in manufacturing, a reduction in the use of resources and water and an increase in the recycling rate.

The positive results of the life-cycle assessment are due to more renewable energies used in manufacturing, a reduction in the use of resources and water and an increase in the recycling rate. Photo: Huber Packaging

Cans for the environment

Metal packaging companies publish life-cycle assessment

Substantial reductions in carbon emissions

The run-up to Christmas is full of them: metal packages containing delightful treats such as chocolate, gingerbread and Christmas tea. Photo: Hallingers

The run-up to Christmas is full of them: metal packages containing delightful treats such as chocolate, gingerbread and Christmas tea. Photo: Hallingers

More renewable energies and recycling, fewer raw materials

Metal packaging has a wide range of benefits, not just in matters of design, but also storage, product protection and shelf life. Photo: Hallingers

Metal packaging has a wide range of benefits, not just in matters of design, but also storage, product protection and shelf life. Photo: Hallingers

Improved life-cycle assessment for metal packaging.  On this photo: Al-Wazir, Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport and Regional Development in the German Federal State of Hesse.

Improved life-cycle assessment for metal packaging. On this photo: Al-Wazir, Minister of Economics, Energy, Transport and Regional Development in the German Federal State of Hesse, on a guided tour of the packaging manufacturing company Blechwarenfabrik Limburg in 2015. Photo: HMWEVL

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