Recycling News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-01-17T03:21:57+01:00 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. Sims Secures R2 certification for Singapore E-Waste Recycling plant>uploads/news/2016/8/8406796861471796232 International e-waste recycling firm Sims Recycling Solutions has achieved the Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) certification at its WEEE recycling facility in Singapore. ISRI proposes auto bumper plastics specification addition>uploads/news/2016/8/3750871021471782912 As per ISRI’s Policy Manual, any party may submit to ISRI a written appeal of the ISRI Board’s approval of this new specification up to 30 days after publication of this notice. Written appeals must provide a rationale and a request for action and should be sent to ISRI President Robin Wiener.