Suntory Group to use first of its kind 100% recycled aluminium can that emits 60% less CO2 compared to when creating a regular aluminium can.
The can, jointly developed by UACJ Corporation and Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd. will be used in the Suntory Group’s limited editions of The Premium Malt’s and will be available in stores nationwide in Japan.
For packaging and containers, the Suntory Group considers its environmental impact throughout the entire product life cycle, from product design to transportation and recycling after consumption, and works to promote a circular economy.
The global beverage company aims to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the entire value chain by 2050 and will continue its efforts to reduce GHG emissions throughout the entire value chain by actively introducing environmentally friendly packaging materials and containers as well as installing more energy efficient technologies and renewable energy.
“We will continue to work together with all members of the value chain and promote various initiatives to realize a circular society”, added Masaaki Fujiwara, deputy division COO, sustainability management division leader at Suntory Holdings.
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