Sustainability deals with global and regional issues concerning the environment, the economy and social responsibility; our sustainability pillars. Ambitious sustainability targets are included in our long term strategic planning. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible. Our goal is to become the leading supplier of inherently sustainable packaging.
Both glass and metal are permanent materials and are therefore infinitely recyclable without any loss of quality. As part of functional engagements with our customers, our team addresses key sustainability challenges such as climate change, water stewardship and responsible sourcing. Below, please find our latest sustainability news along with our 2019 environmental data including 2025 targets.
ASI welcomes Ardagh Group
29 May 2020
Ardagh is proud to be welcomed as a member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). The ASI is a multi-stakeholder initiative that promotes measurable and continual improvements in the key environmental, social and governance impacts of aluminium production, use and recycling.
Zero waste to landfill
28 May 2020
Ardagh Group's Barnsley (UK) facility eradicates all waste from glass production. The team at Barnsley identified six key waste streams and worked with local waste collection companies to introduce appropriate bins to recycle waste.
Sustainable Specjal bottle from Ardagh
14 May 2020
Ardagh Group has created a new, sustainable 500ml glass bottle for the popular Polish ‘Specjal’ beer brand from the Żywiec Group. The new bottle, together with a refreshed label design, not only emphasises the local character of the beer but is also more environmentally friendly.
Ardagh creates fund for local charities
30 Apr 2020
Many of Ardagh’s employees have been volunteering in their communities and donating to local charities. Inspired by our people, Ardagh Group has created a $2million fund to support people in need in the communities in which it operates.
ENERGY STAR plant certifications
28 Apr 2020
Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group, was awarded three ENERGY STAR® plant certifications for superior energy performance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – the only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn this recognition.