Ardagh Group

Our journey to zero waste

As part of our role in the circular economy, Ardagh Glass Packaging - North America investigated the possibilities of waste recovery and diverting waste from landfill.

In 2019 our glass facilities in Burlington, Wisconsin and Ruston, Louisiana successfully diverted 100% of their non-hazardous oily debris from landfill. By segregating oily debris in a special container and sorting through waste bin contents, the teams removed metals for recycling and then passed the remaining contents through a press. The press recovered free flowing oil, which was collected in drums and recycled. Any remaining oily debris solids were shredded, transferred to a pelletizer and formed into alternative fuel pellets.

Special thanks to our waste suppliers in helping us to identify recycling opportunities to ensure zero waste to landfill. We look forward to rolling out this new way of working with waste in our other production facilities.

Find out more about our sustainability initiatives in our 2021 Sustainability Report here.

AMP to issue preferred shares to Ardagh

Ardagh Metal Packaging to issue preferred shares to Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group S.A. to subscribe for €250m of Perpetual Preferred Shares to be issued by Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A.Luxembourg (June. 01, 2022) - Ardagh Group (“Ardagh”) announces its in...

1 Jun 2022

Sustainable Investments in Brazil

Investment in Sustainable Glass and Metal Packaging in Brazil

Ardagh Group (“Ardagh”) has today announced that the location of its previously-announced first glass production facility in Brazil will be at Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais. The state-of-th...

25 May 2022

Ardagh converts to electric vehicles

Ardagh Group distribution center converts to energy-efficient electric vehicles

Ardagh Group and a leading logistics provider, Buske Logistics, recently partnered with Shoppa’s Material Handling LTD to convert its current fleet of propane vehicles to electric vehicles...

19 May 2022

Acquisition of Consol Glass Completed

$1 billion Acquisition of Consol Glass Completed

Ardagh Group (“Ardagh”) is pleased to announce that its acquisition of Consol Holdings Proprietary Limited (“Consol”), the leading producer of glass packaging on the African continen...

29 Apr 2022