can recycling News

  • 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 Corporation

  • Crown and Impress join forces to encourage paint can recycling

    Crown Paints has joined forces with metal packaging supplier Impress to recycle 400 tonnes of used metal paint cans in a customer bring-back initiative. The scheme, which supports the UK Trade Decorator request to reuse paint cans, is already underway in Crown Paint Centres. Together the two firms hope to raise ...

  • Lewisham introduces mattress recycling service

    Lewisham Council is leading the way in recycling by becoming one of the first local authorities in the country to introduce a mattress recycling service. Residents can obtain a sticker from any of Lewisham’s libraries, place it on the mattress and then leave it out with their refuse and recycling bin for collection on their usual collection day. The mattresses are being recycled by south east ...

  • Every Can Counts programme turns Bournemouth`s beaches green

    Bournemouth ‘s beach goers will now be able to recycle drink cans while enjoying the seaside, as part of a drink can recycling initiative introduced by Bournemouth Borough Council. Every Can Counts, a partnership between drinks can manufacturers, the recycling industry and waste management companies, aims to increase the amount of cans recycled by people in public places. It will work with the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Aerosolv Nation Launched To Promote Safe Aerosol Can Recycling

    Company Recruits 'Ambassadors' to Create Aerosol Can Recycling Awareness on College Campuses Worldwide DENVER - A new program has begun recruiting a 'nation' of collaborators to make aerosol can recycling as commonplace as the recycling of aluminum cans, bottles and newspapers. The new initiative, called Aerosolv Nation, aims to address the ...

  • 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 Corporation

  • From Filter to Fridge, GE Can Recycle it All

    (NYSE:GE) GE Appliances & Lighting is once again leading the way with the announcement of its new refrigeration water filter recycling program, the first of its kind among appliance manufacturers. ...


    By General Electric

  • Novelis recycles record 39 billion cans

    Aluminium giant Novelis has broken a company record by recycling an estimated 39 billion aluminium drink cans in the past year. Through recycling the company has reduced the need for 530,000 tonnes of primary aluminium avoiding five million tonnes of greenhouse gases. Novelis president of global procurement and metal management Nick Madden said: “The GHGs avoided through our can recycling ...

  • Retailers launch new recycling logo

    A string of retail giants have launched a new universal on-pack recycling label that aims to provide customers with standardised information on whether packaging can be recycled. Retailers such as Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Marks and Spencer and Waitrose have launched the label to replace “the potentially confusing range of symbols previously used”. Anyone who produces packaged products, such as ...

  • Novelis and U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce Winners of 2012 Cans for Cash™ City Recycling Challenge

    The winners of the 2012 Cans for Cash™ City Recycling Challenge were announced yesterday by the United States Conference of Mayors and Novelis Inc., the global leader in rolled aluminum products and aluminum can recycling.   Established in 2004, Cans for Cash™ is a national contest that rewards U.S. cities for recycling aluminum ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Reverse Vending News

    Turn your recycling into awards at IKEA Edinburgh Did you know? Making a can from recycled materials instead of new saves enough energy to power a television for three hours. Recycled plastic bottles can also be turned into all sorts of new things, from park benches to fleece jackets! Any can, plastic bottle or glass bottle bought in our store can now be recycled ...


    By Reverse Vending

  • Ban on plastic bags broadened in San Francisco

    San Francisco’s unique plastic bag ban has been extended to include pharmacies operating five or more locations in the city, according to NBC. The ordinance went into effect in November, first banning grocery stores from giving customers non-biodegradable plastic bags. The stores must use recyclable paper bags, reusable bags, or bio-plastic bags made of corn or potato starch. Now the ban also ...

  • 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 ...

  • Special Delivery! Alcoa to Load Sleigh with Holiday EverGREEN: a Tree Made of Recycled Aluminum Cans

    Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA): WHAT: A group of Alcoa employees will trek along the North Shore riverfront to deliver a handmade, recyclable Christmas tree made from 756 recycled aluminum beverage cans to its neighbor, Carnegie Science Center. Who needs reindeer or the magic of Santa’s sleigh when you have Alcoa volunteers? The team will bring the six-foot-tall ...


    By Alcoa Corporation

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