23 Jun 2020
At the core of production activities at Ardagh is a commitment to responsible environmental management. At Ardagh’s glass production facility in Wahlstedt, Germany, a new batch preheater, or heat recovery system, has been installed with sustainable best practice in mind. As a result of this new technology, energy consumption at Wahlstedt has reduced by up to 20%.
19 Jun 2020
As part of our drive for sustainability, we work hard to continuously increase the amount of cullet in our glass production process. Currently we use up to 90% of cullet during the melting process.
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.
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.
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.