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Aluminium can recycling reaches 70% milestone, Alupro reports /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The European metal packaging sector reached a major milestone by hitting 70 per cent aluminium can recycling rate in 2016. In the UK alone, seven out of ten aluminium beverage cans were reportedly recycled in the past year, the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) ...

Novelis raises its recycled aluminium inputs from 53% to 55% in FY 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Novelis Inc, the leading aluminium rolled products manufacturer and aluminium recycler reported significant improvement in its recycled aluminium inputs during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017. The net income rose significantly higher and automotive shipments reached record high ...

India based e-waste recycling startup successfully extracts aluminium and copper from scrap /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

An e-waste recycling startup in Faridabad, India by “a recycler with professional degrees and an organized setup” is changing the way people in India look at scrap recycling. The Namo E-waste Management was started in 2014 by 28 year old Akshay Jain , who did his MBA ...

Nespresso to start a trial recycling scheme for its used aluminium coffee capsules in UK /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Nespresso, a part of Swiss multinational Nestlé is to start a trial scheme for their UK consumers to recycle their used aluminium coffee capsules for the first time. This is counter effort towards the backlash against their popular single-serve pods, which end up in landfi ...

Secondary aluminium smelters in China come under environmental scanning /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China government launched its third round of pollution control inspections on April 24 in seven provinces, a move feared to strike the nation's secondary aluminium smelters with large carbon footprints. Shanghai Metals Market surveyed to find out how big the impact could be on th ...

Matalco to double its remelted aluminium billet output at Ohio plant /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Ontario, Canada based remelted aluminium billet manufacturer Matalco Inc. is poised to double output at its new plant in Lordstown, Ohio, reported S&P Global Platts.  Production at the plant, which began operations in March, last year, is estimated to reach 200 million p ...

Apple intends to end reliance on mining and use recycled aluminium instead /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

An American multinational technology company Apple released its annual environmental responsibility report on Thursday, April 20, stating the company’s intention of ending reliance on mining altogether and instead shifting to recycled aluminium for making its gadgets. ...

Festka makes bicycle from recycled Nespresso aluminium coffee pods /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Nespresso and Czech bicycle producer Festka have joined hands to come up with a unique product to promote aluminium recycling. Festka recycles the ubiquitous aluminium coffee capsules from Nespresso to fabricate a unique bicycle called the Festka Doppler. The bicycle was sold at ...

Drops Cycling Team to wave Every Can Counts flag to promote recycling at Belgian cycling race /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The British Drops Cycling Team will wave the flag of Every Can Counts at De Ronde Van Vlaanderen, the famous Belgian cycling race taking place on 1-2 April. They will encourage spectators to make their cans count and spread the news of the upcoming launch of Every Can Counts in B ...

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JLR works aggressively towards attaining circular economy /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Companies across all industrial sectors are moving towards the idea of a circular economy from the traditional linear model that promotes make, use and dispose. Policy makers around the world are stepping up with support in the form of guidance and legislation. The European Comm ...