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  • PepsiCo`s Dream Machine Recycling Initiative Sponsors 2,500 Free Green Cans Increasing Access to Recycling Bins in the Chicago Park District by 125 Percent

    PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) announced today that its Dream Machine recycling initiative is the official sponsor of 2,500 Free Green Cans that will be placed throughout the Chicago Park District, including 16 miles of downtown lakefront, effectively increasing public access to recycling bins in the Park District by ...


  • Aluminium recycling

    Aluminium recycling is one of the most interesting topics at the moment, as aluminium is a highly sought-after raw material, just like steel. If it is processed properly, there is no limit to the reuse of aluminium. Recycled aluminium will not lose its quality through recycling as long as material of the highest possible purity is used. Currently, aluminium is shredded by means of shear balers to ...

  • Recycled Tires: How they are Recycled and Disposed of.

    You use them every day. Whether you drive a car, take a bus, ride your bike, or fly in a plane, all of these methods of transportation rely on rubber tires. This applies to billions of other people across the world each day, too. It might surprise you to know just how many scrap tires are produced each year around the world, and how those previously used tires are effectively being put to use in ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • The mines of the future - `waste to energy+recycling` shows what waste can do for resource protection – special congress `Urban Mining`

    On May 19, 2011 the second "Urban Mining" congress is held in conjunction with the international exhibition and conference "waste to energy+recycling" in Bremen, Germany. Expert talks and panel discussions will focus on how the challenge of scarce resources can be met. Particularly the materials available in urban environments can play a significant role as resources. The congress covers a wide ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Hilton Head Brewing Company Debuts in Cans with Certified High-Recycled Content Novelis evercan™

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, and Hilton Head Brewing Company today announced the launch of Hilton Head Brewing Company beer in aluminum cans, made from Novelis evercanTM – the world’s first and only certified ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • EPA: Every American, Business and Community Can Play a Role in Increasing Rate of Recycling

    In advance of America Recycles Day, on November 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calls on communities, businesses, and individuals to leave the next generation a cleaner, safer and more stable world. The simple act of recycling reduces our country’s energy consumption, decreases our greenhouse gas emissions, and conserves our natural resources. This year, on America ...

  • Multiple technical challenges can deter closed loop recyclers, UK conference hears

    Overcoming the multiple technical challenges that create barriers to entry is a deterrent to many recyclers seeking to achieve closed loop recycling, delegates at an international plastics recycling and recovery conference heard. Using practical examples of successful trials and case studies, two experts from resource recovery specialists Axion Consulting highlighted the benefits of this approach ...


    By Axion Group

  • Magic or recycling?

    Transforming a bottle into a jacket may sound like magic, but it may be easier than you think. A new video from the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows some of the ingenious ways a plastic water bottle can be reused or recycled. There is currently a drive towards a ‘circular economy’ in the European Union. This is an economic system which retains resources, virtually eliminating ...

  • 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 Recycling

  • Consumers Can Recycle and Sell used Cell Phones to Support Obama's E-Waste Strategy Through SellandRecycle.com

    As electronic devices such as computers, laptops, and cell phones have become indispensable to everyday life, it has alerted many to question where these items are ending up after use. Sadly, most of these electronic materials end up in landfills according to the EPA. The issue of proper e-waste management has finally piqued Government attention and cause for long overdue action on Obama’s ...


  • 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 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.

  • Study: Over Seventy Percent of Americans Can Recycle Plastic Bags and Wraps Locally

    A new study released today provides encouraging news about the state of plastics recycling in the U.S.: More than 91 percent of the U.S. population can recycle their plastic bags locally, and additionally, nearly 75 percent of people living in the U.S. can recycle other types of flexible plastic wraps in their own communities.  The study, which looked at flexible polyethylene film – a ...

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...

  • Improved waste management can deliver climate benefits

    According to a recent European Environment Agency (EEA) study improved waste management practices are all ready contributing to lowering greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. The EEA briefing, released on January 31, 2008 and available in 26 languages, explains how better processing of municipal waste will continue to reduce emissions from this sector, while calling for greater attention to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Paper waste as far as the eye can reach

    On the outskirts of Nashville, there’s a plant that’s making the most out of printing waste. Combined Resources is a paper recycler that encourages companies to “save money while reducing their carbon footprint.” For this reason, it makes a lot of sense that they own a WEIMA shredder. When you enter the plant, you’ll immediately see an enormous, red WEIMA WLK 18 ...


    By WEIMA

  • Carbon Reduction Scheme can boost bottom-line

    The government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) should not be seen as an overhead, but an opportunity to sharpen competitive edge in the face of the current recession. Consultants at sustainable power company ENER-G believe the CRC can be used as a springboard to boost bottom-line performance by reducing energy costs, while enhancing corporate social responsibility programmes.This view is ...


    By ENER-G

  • Security erase can save your drive

    At Disk Drive Solutions we get a number of support issues about drives that are working in an unexpected fashion. The drives are properly identified by a system leading the hard drive recycler to believe the drives are working properly, but when they continue to process the drive with other testing commands there is a strange caveat that appears. Some examples of these odd occurrences is that a ...


    By Disk Drive Solutions

  • Cans are most environmentally friendly packaging in supply chain

    Significant CO2 and cost savings can be made when transporting multipack drinks cans through the supply chain compared to equivalent packs of glass bottles, according to the findings of a new study. The study, conducted by research company Incept and supported by UK Can Makers, was carried out with a UK retailer on a model reflecting their end to end supply chain. It found that ...

  • Good news: price of aluminium cans goes up

    Novelis Recycling has announced that it is to increase the price it pays for aluminium cans from 13 April. It will pay £500 for a tonne of baled and densified cans from UK sources and £450 per tonne for loose whole or flattened cans. This represents a £100 per tonne increase across both grades. Novelis Recycling national manager Andy Doran told MRW: “We are reflecting the market as we see it and ...

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