News & Updates

Archaeology of Pull Tabs

World Pull Tab Typology Launched

Treklipjes: wereldwijd archeologisch crowdsourcing project

Contemporain archeoloog Jobbe Wijnen lanceert een wereldwijde archeologische typologie van treklipjes. Meer dan 70 mensen hebben aan het project bijgedragen, ruim 3300 treklipjes zijn uit 32 verschillende landen toegestuurd en bijna 100 verschillende typen zijn onderscheiden. Jobbe Wijnen is in 2018 het burgerwetenschapsproject Pull Tab Archaeology gestart uit onvrede met de ivoren toren mentaliteit van de archeologie.

Ivar put up our World Typology at RAAP

Ivar put up our World Typology at RAAP Archaeological Consultancy . How cool is that!?Get your typology in our Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/archaeorevolution

New type news – S-IV-10

Pull Tab Archaeology, the discovery of the S-IV-10 Statab, a recent pull tab sent by Michael Heim, aka @Preacherdigger Find Michael’s channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC65st0sng2B3qZcBjuZMNRA

New type News – T-III-4

Lee Thompson from Titusville (Florida) sent us a new species for the World typology. It is a type very similar to the T-III-3 but with a tiny lip at the nose of the ring.

Cultural practice in Italy and Spain

We received a lovely contribution by Agnese (from Italy I guess) on my other website about cultural practices with ring pulls! How cool! This was completely new to me. Let me know if you have done this, too! Message from Agnese: “Hi,I have some information that may interest you regarding pull rings.I found your videos …

Statiegeld Alliantie pushes cash refund on cans for 2022

Big news for Dutch-Belgium can producers and distributors of pull tabs: Statiegeld Alliantie is organising a big push for cash-refund policy on beverage cans. Reason for this push is the recent new that Dutch national cash-refund legislation on all plastic bottles is now officially in the make. More information here: https://statiegeldalliantie.org/yes-we-can/

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B539 Colourful letter by Lara Band

Colourful letter by Lara Band, who sent 2 tabs from London and a coastal. village. Lara’s letter is an artwork in itself.

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B543 Colorful tabs by Clare Graham

Sent by Clare Graham, professional artist in Los Angeles. As he clearly states in his letter, he wanted this to be a colourful contribution, and so he sent coloured tabs only! Clare also sent u a new type, now designated the S-X-2. Clare reused over 15 million pull tabs in his artwork. See his website.