aluminium recycling

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

Aluminium recycling rates in Europe rose again in 2017 to 74.5 percent, a 2.3-percent bump from the year prior and good for another record high for the continent. Such was the story told by statistics released by the European Aluminium Association on...

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Jaguar Land Rover Launches New Aluminium Recycling Initiative

British multinational automaker Jaguar Land Rover Limited announced the next step in its aluminium closed-loop program will be a new method for harvesting aluminium from old vehicles for use in aluminium alloys destined to continue on in new vehicles. The initiative, christened REALITY, is under development at present, with initial testing being carried out on […]

Nespresso Calls Upon Competitors To Join In Aluminium Coffee Capsule Recycling Plan

Swiss coffee company Nestlé Nespresso S.A. called upon its competitors in the portioned-coffee market to team up with it in developing a worldwide recycling program for aluminium coffee capsules. At the annual convergence of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board (NSAB) in Geneva, the firm issued the invitation to establish such a global standard, with hopes […]

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 […]