European Steel Packaging Association (APEAL) published the latest issue of “modern steel packaging” is mentioned, in 2012, 260 million tons of steel packaging is recycled to produce new steel products, reaching an average recovery rate of 74% in Europe, recoveries higher than all other mainstream packaging materials.
Steel is still the highest in Europe, the recovery of packaging materials, it is clear that to achieve 80% recovery in 2020, there are still a lot of work to do. But to achieve this goal is in doubt, especially the top five European countries with high average recovery of steel recovery has reached more than 90%. These five countries are Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Hungary.
Energy and waste professional consulting firm Eunomia has to APEAL statistical methods and data were independently assessed that APEAL European tinplate packaging recovery calculation is reliable. Tinplate recycling capacity for sustainable development research and other data on May 8 -14 days Düsseldorf packaging exhibition was first announced. The exhibition is held once every three years, is the world’s leading packaging trade fair is also Europe’s largest packaging industry trade fair.