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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Novelis Breaks Ground on $250 Million Aluminum Recycling Plant in Germany

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today broke ground on a $250 million aluminum recycling and casting center at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany.  Constructed adjacent to the company's existing aluminum rolling mill, the new center will enable the company to produce 400,000 metric tons of aluminum sheet ingot from recycled material annually, and is projected to ...


    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.

  • Recycling Our Way to Recovery

    The following statement has been issued by Joseph Cattaneo, President, Glass Packaging Institute. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Over the past year, there have been promising signs that the United States is recovering from the so-called "Great Recession." In recent quarters, the country's Gross Domestic Product has been in positive territory. The ...

  • Axion launches ‘Design for Recycling’ service

    Axion has launched a new ‘Design for Recycling’ service aimed at helping the plastic packaging value chain ensure that packaging placed on the market has been optimised for end of life, while maintaining its primary function of product protection.  The circular economy specialist’s service is aimed at a range of stakeholders in the food and beverage supply chain. This ...


    By Axion Group

  • Redwave Equips Plastics Sorting Plant

    Gleisdorf, Austria-based Redwave has supplied automated sorting equipment to a plastics recycling plant operated by recycling firm Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG. The plant in Graz, Austria, has undergone €10 million ($11.7 million) in expansion projects in the last several years. Saubermacher estimate the Graz facility is now the largest plastic sorting plant in Austria. Saubermacher ...

  • Novelis Commissions Aluminum Recycling Centre at Alunorf

        NEUSS, Germany, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc., the world's largest producer of rolled aluminum and a global leader in aluminum recycling, today announced the commissioning of its ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • IBM makes biodegradable plastic from plants

    IBM researchers on Tuesday said they have discovered a way to make Earth-friendly plastic from plants that could replace petroleum-based products tough on the environment. The breakthrough promises biodegradable plastics made in a way that saves on energy, according to Chandrasekhar 'Spike' Narayan, a manager of science and technology at IBM's Almaden Research Center in Northern California. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Coca-Cola continues to make strides on water and recycling

    Since 2002, when the company first shared its water usage data with the public, Coca-Cola has improved its water-efficiency by just over 20 percent, to the point where it now uses 2.47 liters of water to make a liter of one of its beverages. In the past year, the number continued to drop, with the company reporting a 2 percent improvement over last year's report. That is among the top green ...

  • The Aluminum Association Supports America Recycles Day and Offers Challenge

    The Aluminum Association supports America Recycles Day, tomorrow, November 15th and reminds everyone to recycle all the aluminum they use in their everyday lives. Aluminum is infinitely recyclable meaning it can be eternally recycled with no loss in quality.  Aluminum's recyclability and durability mean that 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today. ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • The Aluminum Association Applauds Signing of Maryland Recycling Bill

    Yesterday, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed into law a measure that will increase access to recycling in multifamily dwellings. Under Maryland law, an apartment building or condominium containing more than ten dwellings is required to have recycling available to residents. "Recycling is the ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Local Kidz Korner Wins Recycling Contest for Second Year in a Row

    CHICAGO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Kidz Korner in Channahon, Ill., was declared a winner in the Great American Can Roundup School Challenge, a national recycling ...


    By Rexam PLC

  • Novelis to Invest $32 Million to Expand Aluminum Recycling in Brazil

    Novelis, the world's largest producer of rolled aluminum, today announced it will invest approximately $32 million to expand recycling capacity at its aluminum rolling and recycling complex in Pindamonhangaba, Brazil. Today's ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Water and wastewater treatment in Indian dairy, beverage sectors vital to meet global process standards

    The combined growth of the dairy and beverage sectors in India drives its water and wastewater treatment (WWWT) market, as many manufacturers are increasingly adopting best practices in a bid to expand their businesses and compete in the global arena. They voluntarily opt for superior water treatment technologies to meet global process standards, boosting the potential of the WWWT market. New ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Opening of the biggest plastic sorting plant in Austria

    Shortly before Christmas 2017, Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG placed an order with REDWAVE for the planning and construction of the expansion and renewal of the plastic packaging sorting plant in Graz Puntigam. Around 2 million € were invested in the plant expansion; over the last few years, a total of over 10 million € has been invested in Graz by Saubermacher. On 21st June 2018, the ...

  • Alcoa Foundation Grant Fosters City’s Curbside Recycling Program

    Alcoa Foundation recently granted $20,000 to Keep Knoxville Beautiful in support of the City of Knoxville’s new curbside recycling program. ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Coca-Cola to Recycle or Reuse All Its U.S. Plastic Bottles

    ATLANTA, Georgia, September 6, 2007 (ENS) - The world's largest beverage company, Coca-Cola, is planning to invest more than $60 million to build the world's largest plastic-bottle-to-bottle recycling plant and support recycling in the United States, the company said Wednesday. These investments are part of the company's goal to recycle or reuse 100 percent of the company's ...

  • Novelis Opens World`s Largest Aluminum Recycling Facility

    Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened the world's largest aluminum recycling center.  Located adjacent to the company's rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany, the $258 million (€200 million) recycling center will process up to 400,000 metric tons of aluminum scrap annually, turning it back into high-value aluminum ...


    By Novelis Inc.

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