Sustainability

Nespresso Invests US$1.2 Million In NYC Aluminium Recycling Technology

Nespresso Invests US$1.2 Million In NYC Aluminium Recycling Technology

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A., in conjunction with the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), and Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR) said yesterday that the firm has pledged to contribute US$1.2 million to the city’s efforts at collecting, sorting, and recycling...

Events

Norsk Hydro Partners With Dutch Start-Up To Produce Sustainable Luxury Yacht

Thanks to a Dutch start-up company and raw materials from Norsk Hydro ASA, a luxury sailing yacht made almost entirely of circular materials will soon be gracing harbors around the world. The makers of the Vaan R4 catamaran say it is the world’s most sustainable luxury yacht, making it a radical departure from the norm […]

Interview with European Aluminium’s Maarten G. Labberton and Magdalena Garczyńska

In the run-up to European Aluminium’s 15th International Aluminium Recycling Congress, which will take place between February 26-27 in Colmar, France, Aluminium Insider sat down with Maarten G. Labberton, Director Packaging Group and Magdalena Garczyńska, Director Recycling. What, if any, effects have the Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs, and sanctions on Rusal had on the […]

Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminium Smelter Achieves ASI Certification

The entirety of Rio Tinto Group’s aluminium operations in Canada is now certified against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standards after the organization announced the certification’s coverage of the BC Works smelter and Kemano Power Operations in Kitimat, British Columbia. The announcement continued by noting that the certifications in question have been appended to […]

Rio Tinto Promises Carbon-Free Smelting Technology At Tiwai Point

New Zealand’s Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter is in line to possibly become the world’s first carbon-free aluminium smelter after a productive discussion between the heads of Rio Tinto Group and the New Zealand government last week. A Kiwi news source says Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed the matter […]