Sustainability

TRIMET Aluminium Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

TRIMET Aluminium Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced Monday the addition of German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE to its ranks. With TRIMET’s addition as a Production & Tranformation member, the ASI’s total membership rises to 98. Philipp Schlüter, TRIMET Aluminium SE’s CEO, said...

Nespresso Collaborates With Bike Brand To Create Bicycle Made From Recycled Aluminium

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. has teamed up with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to develop and manufacture a bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules. The bicycles, which were given the name RE:CYCLE, will be produced in a limited run of 1,000 and are only available through Vélosophy’s website. The project was undertaken in […]

Coca-Cola Will Soon Package Dasani In Aluminium Cans And Bottles

In an effort at increasing usage of recycled materials and reduction of plastic waste, Dasani brand drinking water will soon be available in aluminium cans and bottles. The Coca-Cola Company announced earlier this week that the United States’ top bottled water brand is joining in the company’s “World Without Waste” initiative, which is working toward […]

Ghana Bauxite Authority Urged By Domestic NGOs To Seek ASI Certification

A domestic NGO is urging the Ghanaian aluminium authority to pursue certification by the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) in order to ensure that its efforts at extracting and marketing its wealth of bauxite ore is done in a safe and responsible manner. Abu Karimu, director of Settle Ghana, urged the Ghana Integrated Bauxite and Aluminium […]

Trio Of Alcoa Plants Certified By Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced on Tuesday the certification of three of Alcoa’s plants, one each in the company’s three business units. Brazil’s Juruti bauxite mine and Alumar alumina refinery, along with the San Ciprián aluminium smelter in Spain, were all certified against ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible […]

Norsk Hydro Supplies ASI-Certified Aluminium For Audi e-tron

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week that it is the sustainable aluminium supplier to Audi AG for the production of the battery housing for its first fully-electric vehicle. Hydro now supplies ASI-certified aluminium for use in the Audi e-tron, which transitioned from a hybrid system to a fully-electric system with the […]