aluminium recycling

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

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...

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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 aluminium coffee capsules as well as general discarded aluminium. Per the press release, […]

Canadian Aluminium Recycler Matalco To Build US$80 Million Plant In Central Wisconsin

Canadian aluminium manufacturer Matalco Inc. announced late last week that it intends to build a US$80-million plant in the heart of Wisconsin. Matalco said the plant, which it intends for Wisconsin Falls, will produce 230 million pounds of billet per year, largely utilizing aluminium derived from scrap. The billet produced there will then be marketed […]

China To Restrict Imports Of Scrap Aluminium And Steel Beginning On July 1

Commencing on July 1, the People’s Republic of China will begin limiting imports of scrap aluminium and steel, ostensibly in an effort at increasing domestic recycling rates. In a statement released by China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment, scrap aluminium and steel will be reclassified, effective in July, from the unrestricted import list of solid […]

Recycling Rates of Aluminium Cans Rises to 72 Percent in Great Britain

The United Kingdom’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) says that recycling rate of aluminium both in the British Isles and upon the European continent continues to make significant strides, achieving and surpassing goals that were set for the practice last year. Per the association, the recycling rate for aluminium drink cans continued its upward trend […]