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Ardagh in Africa launch new furnace

06 Jul 2022

Ardagh Glass Packaging – Africa (AGP – Africa) today announced the commissioning of a R1.5 billion ($95m) extension of its Nigel production facility in Gauteng, South Africa. The investment more than doubles the facility’s capacity to provide sustainable glass packaging to support our customers’ current and projected demand growth, and incorporates a new furnace and production lines. It also provides significant energy, water efficiency and environmental benefits, representing another important step in AGP – Africa’s journey to de-carbonise the glass production process and reduce emissions in the communities in which it operates.

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Our journey to zero waste

09 Jun 2022

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.

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Sustainable Investments in Brazil

25 May 2022

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-the-art facility will supply sustainable glass packaging to leading customers in the growing Brazilian market. Production is expected to commence in the first half of 2024 and, when operational, the facility will provide approximately 300 high-quality jobs.

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Ardagh converts to electric vehicles

19 May 2022

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 at its distribution centre in Fairfield, California, U.S.A. By converting a fleet of forklifts and other vehicles to energy-efficient electric vehicles, the Fairfield distribution centre will save approximately 30,000 gallons of liquid propane and prevent more than 60 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere each year.

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Enzesfeld solar power

18 May 2022

In the Emissions pillar of our Sustainability Strategy, one of our targets is to transition to 100% renewable electricity. This will in turn contribute significantly to a reduction in emissions as outlined in our 2030 targets. In fact, by the end of 2020, 18% of our production facilities had already transitioned to using renewable energy.

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