Lightweight Containers decides to produce a KeyKeg with high-quality PET without additions to make this plastic keg more recyclable.
The launch of the cylindrical KeyKeg Baseline with cardboard surround.
Lightweight Containers produces its first LCA and shares it with its customers. The openness is greatly appreciated, especially in the beer market.
Lightweight Containers starts to develop a new plastic keg with improved logistical properties, thereby further reducing the number of shipments and therefore also CO₂ emissions.
Lightweight Containers announces a new generation of PET keg systems, the KeyKeg, which is the first system to incorporate recycled plastics. By 2013, each KeyKeg disposable keg consists of over 30% recycled plastics.
Lightweight Containers tightens its environmental objectives and embraces the circular economy.
Lightweight Containers purchases revolutionary environmental management software to measure progress, make it visible and determine the coming actions.
Lightweight Containers signs the “Pledge for Paris” and translates it into company objectives.
The headquarters in the Netherlands and KeyKeg manufacturing shifts to 100% sustainably generated electricity.
Lightweight Containers announces that a KeyKeg in July 2016 has a 10% lower CO₂ footprint than in July 2015.
Lightweight Containers tests KeyKegs consisting of 60% recycled plastic.
Lightweight Containers starts a chain collaboration project with suppliers to reduce its CO₂ footprint by a further 25% in four years’ time.
Following eighteen months of development and testing, Lightweight Containers, together with part-ners from the recycling industry, succeeds in developing new circular recycling methods for KeyKegs.
Lightweight Containers makes the decision to manage its own recycling of its PET keg systems, and involve the challenges of the plastic kegs industry as a whole in this.
Lightweight Containers signs the Raw Materials Agreement: that the Netherlands will be circular by 2050!
Lightweight Containers starts a project to collect empty KeyKegs in Amsterdam.
Start of a project in the UK for collecting KeyKeg disposable kegs in collaboration with major collection companies.
Our plants’ waste flow has reduced by a further 20%.
The proportion of recycled materials in our keg systems to have increased by a further 25%. A KeyKeg consists of 42% recycled materials.