beverage can recycling News

  • UK recycles 52% of its aluminium beverage cans

    The UK recycled 52 per cent of its aluminium beverage cans in 2007, according to new research from the European Aluminium Association. Overall, the recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in Western Europe is now 61.8 per cent, an increase by 10 per cent compared to the year 2005. The EAA reviewed the aluminium beverage can recycling rates of 27 European Union countries. The UK features low ...

  • EU aluminium beverage can recycling hits 63%

    Aluminium drinks can recycling has increased to 63% across the EU27, data from the European Aluminium Association (EAA) has found. During the past two years, the recycling rate for aluminium cans has risen by 5.4%, going from 57.7% in 2006, to 61.8% in 2007 and reaching 63.1% in 2009. Germany recycles the most cans, with a rate of 96% by using the Green Dot scheme, which means the product ...

  • Novelis Yeongju Facility Reaches Milestone of 20 Billion Beverage Cans Recycled

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced that its recycling center in Yeongju has recycled an estimated 20 billion used beverage cans since beginning operations in October 2012. With an annual capacity of 265,000 metric tons, the Novelis Yeongju Recycling Center is the largest aluminum can recycling center in Asia. Used beverage cans collected from all across ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Aluminum Can Extends Lead As Most Recycled Beverage Container

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage containers jumped seven percentage points, from 58.1 percent to 65.1 percent for 2011, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today.  That means 61 billion cans were recycled in 2011, a milestone that marks solid progress toward the industry's goal of a 75 percent ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Novelis recycles a record 40 billion beverage cans in 2009

    Novelis Inc., the global leader in aluminum rolled products and aluminum can recycling, today announced that it recycled an estimated 40 billion used beverage cans in 2009. The company's focus on beverage can recycling saved more than 76 trillion BTUs of energy in the last year alone -- the equivalent of more than 13 million barrels of oil. The impact of this savings avoids the emission of five ...

  • U.S. Aluminum Can Recycling Reached 57.4 percent in 2009 - Highest recycling rate and recycled content of any beverage container

    WASHINGTON - The Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced the 2009 Used Beverage Container (UBC) recycling rate at 57.4 percent. This is the highest recycling rate of any beverage container in the United States. In 2009, Americans and the aluminum industry recycled nearly 55.5 billion aluminum cans, ...

  • Alcoa Now Sole Owner of Evermore Recycling, The World Leader in Beverage Can Recycling

    Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has taken full control of Evermore Recycling, the undisputed leader in used beverage can (UBC) recycling, and is now operating as a wholly-owned entity of Alcoa. Alcoa and Novelis previously were partners in the joint venture which purchases more recycled cans than any other group anywhere in the world; Alcoa agreed in July to ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Alcoa Takes Full Ownership of Evermore Recycling, The World Leader in Beverage Can Recycling

    Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has reached an agreement with Novelis whereby Alcoa will assume full control of the Evermore Recycling joint venture, the undisputed leader in used beverage can (UBC) recycling, effective August 31, 2012. The two companies previously were partners in the joint venture which purchases more recycled cans than any other ...


  • Novelis Introduces High-Recycled Content Aluminum for Beverage Cans, Launches World´s First Recycled Content Certification Program

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the commercial availability of the industry's first independently certified, high-recycled content aluminum designed specifically for the beverage can market.  With a minimum of 90 percent recycled aluminum, the Novelis evercan™ ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Novelis to Convert all of its Beverage Can Sheet to High-Recycled Content evercan™ Aluminum by 2017

    Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced a new commitment to convert all of its beverage can body sheet production to its evercan™ sheet, the world's first certified high-recycled content aluminum for beverage cans, by the end of 2017. Novelis President and CEO Phil Martensannounced this new ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Novelis Expands Finishing Capacity for Beverage Can Sheet in Europe

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, today announced the commissioning of a new aluminium slitting and packing line at Aluminium Norf GmbH (Alunorf), its joint-venture facility in Neuss, Germany. With an investment of approximately 15 million Euros, it will increase the plant’s finishing capacity for beverage can sheet. “This investment reflects the solid ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Aluminium can recycler Novelis drops prices

    Price reductions in the wider aluminium market have led aluminium can recycler Novelis to reduce its used beverage can prices by £50 per tonne as of Monday (23 February). Novelis suppliers were notified today that new prices would be £350 p/t for loose and whole and loose and flatten cans and £400 p/t for baled cans. Company national manager Andy Doran told MRW: “We monitor London Metal Exchange ...

  • Alcoa Launches Aluminum Can Recycling App for iPhone

    Free Download Helps Consumers Find Recycling Centers, Track Results and “Aluminate™” Photos PITTSBURGH - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today the launch of a free, user-friendly iPhone application compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that will make it fun and easy for consumers to recycle aluminum cans. The new app – called AluminateTM – will help consumers find ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches Highest Level in More Than a Decade

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58.1% of all cans recycled last year—a rate that is nearly than double that of any other beverage container, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today. Nearly 56 billion aluminum cans were recycled in 2010, ...


  • US aluminium industry to recycle 75% of all cans by 2015

    The Aluminum Association has announced an industry wide effort to increase the industry’s recycling rate for used aluminum beverage containers to 75% by 2015.  Today, the aluminum industry recovers approximately 54% of the aluminum containers produced in the US. While aluminum cans are already the most widely recycled beverage container in the country, each year Americans still discard ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches Highest Level in More than a Decade

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58.1% of all cans recycled last year—a rate that is more than double that of any other beverage container, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today. Nearly 56 billion aluminum cans ...

  • US cities recycle over 190m aluminum cans during national challenge

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors, Novelis Inc. and Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) have announced the winners in the fourth annual Cans for Cash: City Recycling Challenge at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 76th Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. To encourage recycling, the program challenges like-sized cities to compete against each other in aluminum can collection for monetary awards. During ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Atlantium Wins 2013 Beverage Innovations Award

    Atlantium Technologies Ltd., leader in UV water treatment for industrial and municipal applications, announced today that it has received the Beverage Innovations Award 2013 in the Sustainable Technology category, for their leadership in making pasteurized equivalent water that replaces heat pasteurization, enabling significant savings in energy and water consumption. Atlantium was chosen from ...


    By Atlantium Ltd.

  • Rainforest Beverages Launches Two New Flavors in a Redesigned Package

    There continues to be a strong market for natural, healthy and convenient beverages. To meet this growing demand, Rainforest Beverages is expanding its position in this category. The pioneer of the 100 percent natural, functional carbonated soft drink has launched two new flavors in a redesigned package. ...


  • Drinking Sustainably – Beverage Industry Guidance for GHG Emissions Reporting

    In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among BIER members, this guidance also aims to ensure ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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