Article - 22 Oct 2008
The process of smelting aluminium is expensive, energy intensive and can be environmentally damaging. Recycling aluminium into new aluminium metal is far less energy intensive and not as damamging to...
Article - 13 Sep 2012
In this interview, John Gardner, chief sustainability officer for Novelis, talks to AZoCleanTech about the increase in aluminium recycling and how recycled aluminium can be used in the beverage and...
Article - 27 Apr 2016
According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the average American throws away 3.5 pounds of trash each day, 60% of which could be recycled and reused.
Article - 23 Feb 2008
A discovery in molecular chemistry may help remove a barrier to the widespread use of diesel and other fuel-efficient "lean burn" vehicle engines.
Article - 16 May 2022
Many electronic devices need lithium-ion batteries as a power source. However, lithium presents serious sustainability challenges. This article looks at the sustainable alternatives to lithium for...
Article - 30 Jun 2022
Hydrovolt, Europe's largest electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling plant, has begun operations in Norway. With a clean and innovative approach, it expects to recycle 500,000 EV batteries by 2030.
Article - 1 Dec 2021
This article takes a look at the applications of plastic blast media.
Article - 18 Nov 2013
Ceramics are inorganic and non-metallic materials found in various applications. Key properties consist of ceramics being strong, yet brittle in nature, chemically stable, heat resistant,...
Article - 24 Jun 2021
Using hydrometallurgical recycling, Li-Cycle hopes to solve the global battery recycling problem which sees tons of materials and energy wasted each year.
Article - 26 Apr 2022
Lithium-ion batteries have been instrumental in powering the modern-day world. However, numerous issues have been raised about whether batteries should continue to play a significant role as the world...