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 - 26 Nov 2018
While there has been increased effort to recycle materials in order to reduce energy consumption, raw material production and land fill.
Article - 16 Jul 2012
LEDs are a common light source in many sectors and in recent years there has been a major shift towards the wholesale use of LEDs over conventional light bulbs. This is beneficial to the environment,...
Article - 28 Oct 2008
This article looks at plastic materials and what happens to plastic or polymer materials when they go to be recycled
Article - 29 Mar 2021
To create fully compostable coffee pods, University of British Columbia researcher Dr Zac Hudson has developed a bioplastic material and method for using bioplastics in coffee production.
Article - 6 Jul 2020
By the end of 2020, it is estimated that 102,000 tons of Li-ion batteries will be retired from EVs annually, rising to 7.8 million tons by 2040. This exponential growth means that we must consider...
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Mobile phones are everywhere and many people cannot conduct their day-to-day business without them. 205 million people in the USA alone use a cell phone. Millions of mobile phones are thrown away...
Article - 26 Nov 2008
Waste, rubbish, garbage or trash is a growing problem around the world. This material either enters landfill dumps or becomes pollution. Fortunately we are now starting to consider other more useful...