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  • Novelis Broke Ground On the Expansion of Its Aluminum Recycling Capabilities

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    Novelis Broke Ground On the Expansion of Its Aluminum Recycling Capabilities

    Novelis Inc. broke ground on a $36 million investment to expand and upgrade recycling capacity at its facility in Greensboro, Georgia. The investment will expand the company’s capabilities in automotive closed-loop recycling, a process to take aluminum scrap created during stamping and recycle it for new vehicle production. Closing the loop preserves the value of the […]

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    Hydro Extrusion Lichtervelde Starts Operation of a New Melting Furnace

    The recycling of manufacturing and turnaround scrap is becoming more and more important within the extrusion industry. Hydro Extruded Solutions currently processes aluminum scrap at a number of facilities, with more than half of their extrusion production coming from recycled material. The company aims to have a total of 20 of its extrusion plants achieve Aluminium Stewardship […]

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    Aluminum Cans Remain the Most Recycled Beverage Package

    Aluminum cans continue to outperform competitive packaging types on a number of key sustainability metrics, according to a new report from the Aluminum Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI). “The Aluminum Can Advantage: Key Sustainability Performance Indicators 2019” finds that consumers recycle aluminum cans at nearly double the rate of glass or plastic bottles. […]

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    Novelis and Georgia Institute of Technology Establish Innovation Hub

    Novelis Inc. and Georgia Tech entered into a new collaboration to establish the Novelis Innovation Hub at Georgia Tech. The cross-functional hub will connect Novelis’ technical and business innovators with Georgia Tech’s students and faculty in order to promote basic and translational research, innovative business models, and related educational endeavors. The company has committed $2.5 million […]

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    Recycled Aluminum Nespresso Pods Transform into a Bike

    Vélosophy, a Swedish bicycle and lifestyle start-up brand, teamed up with Nespresso to create Re:Cycle, a bike made from recycled aluminum Nespresso pods. Jimmy Östholm, founder and CEO of Vélosophy, has used recycled aluminum in his bicycles from the time the company started three years ago. People didn’t seem too interested in the fact that the bikes […]

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    Apple Expanding Its Recycling Programs with Daisy, a New Disassembly Robot

    Apple announced a major expansion of its recycling programs, with plans to quadruple the number of material recovery locations that U.S. customers will be able to send their discarded iPhones to for disassembly. A new recycling robot, called Daisy, will be installed at each location. Apple has received nearly 1 million devices through Apple recycling […]

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    Aquaman Dives into Sustainability with Water in Aluminum Cans

    Jason Momoa, an actor known widely for his roles as Aquaman and Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, released a YouTube video in which he shaved his famous beard to promote the use of aluminum versus plastic while introducing his new line of water in aluminum cans. In the trending video, Momoa says, “I just […]