Beverage Container Recycling News

  • Live reverse vending machine status launches in myTOMRA app update

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has expanded its myTOMRA app to enable consumers to view the live status of reverse vending machines direct from their phones, before returning their bottles and cans for recycling. Currently available in New South Wales, Australia, the myTOMRA app now lets users check the operational status of their nearest reverse vending machine in real time. The myTOMRA app will ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Life at TOMRA: A Great Place to Work

    TOMRA was proud last night to be named the number 5 best place to work in the Great Place to Work survey in Norway, where the company is headquartered, in the category of workplaces with 200-499 employees. TOMRA was proud last night to be named the number 5 best place to work in the Great Place to Work survey in Norway, where the company is headquartered, in the category of workplaces with ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • The Cleanest Loop

    Beverage containers recycled through reverse vending machines are collected and sorted without contamination from other types of waste. This ensures that they can be recycled into new bottles and cans again and again. This is a process we call the Cleanest Loop. Every year, about 1.4 trillion cans and bottles are used worldwide. While some of these containers are recycled, too many of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Collection Solutions in 2017

    In 2017, TOMRA’s reverse vending systems collected 35 billion used beverage containers for reuse and recycling – reducing industry reliance on raw materials for producing new bottles and cans, and ensuring fewer containers end up in landfills, streets and oceans. The number of recycling sessions at TOMRA installations totaled 1.65 billion, with consumers returning 21 containers on ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA launches digital payout service for container deposit systems

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched a digital payout solution for regions that give refunds when consumers return bottles and cans for recycling. The myTOMRA solution has gone live in Australia in partnership with leading online payments provider, PayPal, for secure and fast digital payout of recycling refunds from TOMRA reverse vending machines. myTOMRA by ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Return and Earn rolls out across New South Wales

    New South Wales, Australia: People returning eligible containers at reverse vending machines will have the option for an electronic transfer using PayPal, a cash refund or an in-store credit at a local retail partner and an option to donate it to selected charities. “This is just the start – the rollout will keep going. This will be great for local groups to raise money for their ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Makes Change reaches 50,000 member milestone

    A milestone 50,000 people are now getting rewarded for their recycling through loyalty program TOMRA Makes Change. Launched in September 2016 by TOMRA, the leading provider of reverse vending solutions, the program incentivizes people to return their bottles and cans. The company ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Collection leader: “We have never seen as many opportunities as we do now”

    We met a leader with clear thoughts on the company’s path, and – with over 13 years’ experience in the TOMRA Collection Solutions business unit – Harald Henriksen is highly focused on the company’s long-term strategy and initiatives toward new technologies. The reverse vending giant – which was started by entrepreneur brothers Tore and Petter Planke – ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Cleanaway JV announces Woolworths as first retail partner to help support the delivery of NSW Government sustainability initiative

    TOMRA Cleanaway, the NSW State Government-appointed Network Operator of the new Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), today announced that leading Australian supermarket Woolworths will be the first retail refund partner when the program launches on December 1st, 2017. Under the CDS, consumers will be able to return ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Manufacturers can benefit from trade shows, too!

    Many manufacturers hold the opinion that trade shows are not as valuable as they once were.  Increased exhibitor costs, travel expenses, and employee time before, during, and after the show are all cost prohibitive elements of trade shows.  Even with all of these expenses, trade shows are not guaranteed to create a tangible ROI for your business. Just as important as cost ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Sustainability in the Beverage Industry 2025: Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Releases Toolkit for Future Planning

    In an effort to provide informed future planning guidance, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has launched the Future Scenarios Toolkit. With this toolkit, companies have a clear and robust framework to analyze potential future scenarios regarding impacts (social, environmental, governmental, etc.) to their business, their supply chain, and their production, as well as ...

  • Tomra France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Beverage Industry Roundtable in the News for Commitment on Climate Change

    Just-Drinks features BIER in a piece about cooperation in the beverage industry in light of climate change talks in Paris this week in a Sustainability Spotlight. As world leaders convene in Paris this week for the COP 21 climate change conference, the value of consensus, cooperation and collaboration in the face of the climate change challenge - and the threats posed ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Cleaning Up Ontario’s Recycling System

    The government of Ontario should make individual producers responsible for recycled products while permitting them to achieve recycling goals as they see fit, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “An Opportunity not to be Wasted: Reforming Ontario’s ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Hilton Head Brewing Company Debuts in Cans with Certified High-Recycled Content Novelis evercan™

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, and Hilton Head Brewing Company today announced the launch of Hilton Head Brewing Company beer in aluminum cans, made from Novelis evercanTM – the world’s first and only certified ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Novelis Launches evercycle™ Certified High-Recycled Content Products

    - Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the first product in a new portfolio of certified high-recycled content aluminum for specialty applications called evercycle™. This new material will enable customers to produce infinitely-recyclable products with a lower carbon ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Envipco Announces Launch of Revolutionary RVM Bulk Feed Technology

    Envipco Holding N.V. (EHNV), a public listed company on the NYSE Euronext Brussels (Symbol: ENVI) and a leading provider of recycling systems and solutions to the beverage and retail industries, announces the launch of Envipco Quantum, the world's first truly bulk feed Reverse Vending Machine (RVM). For many years, RVM suppliers have always been challenged, "Why do I have to put my containers in ...


    By ENVIPCO

  • Novelis Leads Global Effort to Increase Closed-Loop Recycling and Reduce Carbon

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today published its Fiscal Year 2014 sustainability report, which shows the company is making significant investments and strides to advance thecircular economy and increase the sustainability of its business, the aluminum ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Novelis to Convert all of its Beverage Can Sheet to High-Recycled Content evercan™ Aluminum by 2017

    Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced a new commitment to convert all of its beverage can body sheet production to its evercan™ sheet, the world's first certified high-recycled content aluminum for beverage cans, by the end of 2017. Novelis President and CEO Phil Martensannounced this new ...


    By Novelis Inc.

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