Recycling News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-02-28T06:28:48+01:00 Gold Recycling shoots up 17 percent in 2016 on higher Gold prices>uploads/news/2017/2/2003525661486620303 Global gold recycling shot up by 17 percent to 1,308.5 tons during last year from 1,116.5 tons in 2015, was concentrated in the first three quarters, fueled by the rise in the gold price. At its peak, gold was almost 30% from end 2015 levels? these higher prices created an environment in which recycling thrived. Indiana awards $1 million to expand Recycling operations>uploads/news/2017/1/5878855991485655111 Eight Indiana recyclers have received grant funding totaling $1 million from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's (IDEM's) Recycling Market Development Program (RMDP) to expand recycling in Indiana. Novelis reports a significant increase in use of Recycled Aluminum>uploads/news/2017/1/17413300781483361026 Novelis has reported a significant increase in the use of recycled aluminum and minimizing the use of natural resources, said the company in its fiscal year 2016 sustainability. Recycling aluminum produces 95 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions and requires 95 percent less energy than primary aluminum production. Gold Recycling shoot up 30 percent in Q3: World Gold Council>uploads/news/2016/11/6867936671478602558 The rising gold price also encouraged consumers to recycle their gold, generating more than 341 tons of supply during the third quarter of this year, up 30 percent from the same period last year, said World Gold Council in its latest report. China Lead-Acid Battery exports advance sharply in August>uploads/news/2016/10/110752531475486508 China exported 22.07 million units of lead-acid batteries in August, up 12.89% month-on-month and 20.98% year-on-year, as per the latest data from China Customs. Zinc recycler Horsehead posts another $6 mln loss in Aug>uploads/news/2016/9/9625801941475065128 Zinc recycler Horsehead Holding Corp posted a loss of another $6 million in the month of August. As per new court filing, $81 million cumulative loss has been marked since the Pittsburgh-based zinc recycler filed for bankruptcy on February 2. R2 auditing action targets illegal exports>uploads/news/2016/8/12703788831472285990 Auditors have started conducting surprise visits of R2-certified facilities outside North America to see whether they're following R2 standards. Tonnes of Plymouth Recycling goes to waste>uploads/news/2016/8/1332036261472285555 Tonnes of Plymouth Recycling goes to waste Mexico's massive 24 billion dollar Recycling opportunity>uploads/news/2016/8/17754787501472284876 Pollution and waste accumulation is one of the world's biggest problems yet to be resolved. Despite the plethora of information and awareness that has been generated surrounding recycling issues in the past several years, it has not been enough. R2 auditing action targets illegal exports>uploads/news/2016/8/11589146201471797174 Auditors have started conducting surprise visits of R2-certified facilities outside North America to see whether they're following R2 standards. Meanwhile, Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI), which houses the R2 standard, has started holding mandatory in-person trainings for auditors.