Beverage Container Recycling News

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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 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 Honored with Georgia Governor`s International Award

     Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, was named winner of the 2012 Georgia Governor's International Awards in the International Deal of the Year category for opening its Global Research & Technology Center in Kennesaw earlier this year. The award recognized Novelis for its commitment to the Atlantaarea and economic impact on the state. Novelis' new Global ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Nestle Waters Canada Sees Value in Supporting Public Space Recycling Programs

    SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Walking through the streets of Canada's largest city Toronto, residents and visitors are able to recycle on the go. Paper goes in one slot, beverage container in another. A simple and effective way to separate garbage and therefore ensure it is recycled. When learning of ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 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

  • Novelis opens new Global Research & Technology Center

    Novelis, the world's leading producer of rolled aluminum and largest recycler of aluminum beverage cans, has opened its new Global Research &Technology Center outside of Atlanta. The 160,000-square-foot facility serves as the global hub of the company's extensive research and development activities. Novelis' chief technical officer Jack Clark said, "innovation is the foundation of our ...


    By ScrapMonster.com

  • Alcoa Shines Bright at Super Bowl XLVI

    Alcoa (NYSE: AA) will be at Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday in Indianapolis, Ind., in more ways than one. The award-winning Lucas Oil Stadium, host site of the Super Bowl football game, features several products made by Alcoa’s Kawneer architectural aluminum products business. Alcoa Foundation is also contributing to the big game by helping the City of ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Environmental Products Corporation and Tomra Systems ASA Settle Antitrust Complaint Filed in November 2010

    Environmental Products Corporation (Envipco), a subsidiary of Envipco Holding N.V., a publicly listed company on the Brussels Euronext Exchange (Symbol: ENV), Tomra Systems ASA, a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Symbol: TOM) and Tomra of North America, Inc. (Tomra) have agreed to settle their antitrust lawsuit that was filed in November ...


    By ENVIPCO

  • First Marriott scholar graduates and lands a job!

    Three years after forming a partnership with the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation is proud to announce that Brayan Melo is the first Scholar to complete the Marriott Scholars Program. Brayan graduated from Buffalo State College in May 2010 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality administration. ...

  • New York collects $120M in unclaimed bottle deposits

    October 31st marks the one-year anniversary of the expansion of New York’s beverage container deposit law, known as the “Bottle Bill,” to include bottled water.  While it is too early to measure the full benefits of the new law, state and national recycling advocates are hailing the first year as a success.  “Consumers have adjusted easily to the expanded bottle ...

  • 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 ...

  • Tetra Pak kerbside recycling reaches a quarter of all local authorities

    A quarter of UK local authorities are now offering kerbside recycling collections for Tetra Pak since the scheme was introduced in Watford. This means that now a total of 86% of all authorities offer some kind of recycling provision for the cartons whether this be at the kerbside or via bring banks.  Tetra Pak has been working with the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment to improve ...

  • 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 ...

  • Beverage carton maintains growth in recycling rates

    Some 350.000 tonnes of beverage cartons were recycled in 2008, or over 13 billion in all. This represents a recycling rate of 33% in Europe (EU-27, Norway and Switzerland). Combined recycling and recovery rates reached roughly 675.000 tonnes (a 65% recovery rate). These figures reflect a clear long-term growth trend in beverage carton recycling since 19921 and a continuous improvement in the year ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hawaii recycles record 72% of beverage containers

    Hawaii has announced the results of its beverage container recycling efforts for the fiscal year 2008, and the state increased recycling by four percent to reach 72 percent recovery, an all-time high. The state says this means more than 680 million containers were recycled from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008. State law requires that if more than 70 percent of containers are recycled there would be ...

  • New Product

    An extremely compact machine which has been designed as a simple 'drop in' unit enabling a customer to easily adapt it into their process.With the ever increasing price of aluminium and steel and the high volume of used beverage cans available, the payback period for this equipment is very quick indeed. ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

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