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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Recycling industry can boost the European economy

    Recycling has multiple benefits for many areas of the economy – providing raw materials, creating jobs and encouraging business opportunities and innovation. These economic benefits of recycling are examined in a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report considers the recycling industry in the context of building a 'green economy', a major European policy objective. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Recycling at work can make `ECO`nomic sense

    The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) will hold a free workshop to teach all types of businesses including retail, manufacturing, front offices, warehouses and restaurants how they can minimize their carbon footprint by implementing recycling programs. The workshop that is made possible through a grant from International Paper will be held on May 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the ...

  • 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 ...

  • `Ground-breaking` trials show carpet can be recycled

    Recycling specialist Axion Consulting has discovered polypropylene carpets can be recycled into good quality polymer pellet for injection moulding. Trials to investigate recycling options for post-consumer carpets and possible new end-use markets for polypropylene products made from recovered material were initiated by ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Recycling equipment CC-20 Can Densifier/Conveyor/Magnet Characteristic

    Characteristic : 15 HP Motor, 3 PH; 240/480V Makes Briquettes 10″ x 10″ x 10″ Avg Weight of Briquettes:  13-18 lbs  Agitator for Cans to Flow Easily 30″ Wide Infeed Conveyor Magnetic Head Pulley with Discharge Chute for Ferrous Metal Contact us for more ...

  • Recycling and land reuse practices can help fight climate change

    There is much potential to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gases through recycling, waste reduction, smart growth, and by reusing formerly contaminated sites including brownfields.   EPA’s report “Opportunities to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Materials and Land Management Practices” finds that 42 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are influenced by materials management policies. ...

  • Radiators Recycling

    Using its experience in the electric cables recycling field, Guidetti Company has created a line for recycling of the radiators coming from cars, household appliances and air/liquid industrial coolers with the capacity ranging from 400 up to 1.200 kg/h. 3 models are available, according to the radiator’s composition that can be made up of: copper/aluminium, copper/aluminium/plastic, ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

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