In 2006 the Returpack began developing a special alucan Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) as well as a recycling collection system. The goal of this was to develop a highly effective aluminium can collection system through an automated store-based deposit or waste material management and reverse logistics processes.
The first units and the system itself were brought into circulation in 2007. In 2012, there were over 170 RVMs in Hungary, dozens of which have been functioning for more than 4 years.
Alupress RVM is unique in the world, because: