- Toyo Seikan realizes the World's First 100% Recycled Aluminum Beverage Can*1
-Developed in collaboration with value chain companies, this 100% recycled aluminum can reduces CO2 emissions by 60%-
Tokyo, JAPAN (August 31, 2022) - Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd. ("Toyo Seikan Group") announces to supply cans and lids made by 100% recycled aluminum*2 for Suntory's "The Premium Malt's CO2 Reduction Can" and "The Premium Malt's < kaoru> Ale CO2 Reduction Can" which will be available in stores nationwide in Japan from Tuesday, September 6th in a limited amount.
Toward the realization of a decarbonized and sustainable society, this first of its kind 100% recycled aluminum can*2 was jointly developed by Suntory Spirits Ltd. And UACJ Corporation and emits 60% less CO2 compared to when creating a regular aluminum can*3.
*1 First as a commercialized SOT (Stay On Tabs) can which uses only recycled aluminum derived from canned materials (based on research by Toyo Seikan Group and UACJ, as of July 2022)
*2 100% recycled raw materials derived from can materials by blending used aluminum cans and scraps generated in the aluminum can manufacturing process.
*3 350ml beverage aluminum can produced by Toyo Seikan using UACJ aluminum material
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