This year will show solid rises in China's copper output, helped by the global flow of concentrate, and a 5-6% growth in demand, driven by infrastructure, says Bonnie Liu, General
As soon as we pay out for a new e-gadget or 9.7-inch tablet or 4K / 3D / LED flat screen television, a tiny part of our brain is already plotting its disposal. Thanks to rapid changes in
The US ferrous scrap export market for bulk sales is at impasse as the Turkish market players opt to suffice their needs with raw materials from European counterparts rather than the USA. To
The downfall in ferrous scrap prices in Europe earlier this year caused regional collection activity to a drastic nose dive, hitting supply of both ferrous and non-ferrous scrap, according to EMR,
After a steady increase in the past few weeks once again we get to hear about “Market uncertainty”. But this time it is caused by the Chinese billet price fluctuations, which has
With the thought to provide & ensure a clean green environment, the state administration had issued the plastic ban order on 11th March 2016. As per the norms of the ban, use of plastic bags,
The consortium of plastic organizations from across the world announced that global plastics industry has made significant progress in preventing marine litter. The recently released annual
Base metals have started the second half of the year with a whimper, returning to the lower end of recent ranges on the LME on Wednesday morning. It remains in consolidation mode, the
Of the 5 million tonnes of plastics used per year a staggering 2.4 million tonnes is packaging. According to the Waste Resource Action Programme (WRAP), 1.7 million tonnes comes from households and the rest from commercial and industrial companies.
The UK has a plastic packaging recycling target of 57% by 2017. Plastics 2020 (a consortium of the British Plastics Federation (BPF), Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) and Plastics Europe) are committed to working in partnership across the whole value chain to help to meet the target.
In the 1850s, aluminium was more valuable than gold – aluminium was priced at $1,200 per kg and gold at $664 per kg.
The aluminium drink can is the most recycled drinks container on the planet. Every minute of every day, an average of 113,200 aluminium cans are recycled.
The scrap aluminum that are thrown away every month in the USA are enough to rebuild the entire American air fleet.
Each ton (2000 pounds) of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, three cubic yards of landfill space, 4000 kilowatts of energy, and 7000 gallons of water. This represents a 64% energy savings, a 58% water savings, and 60 pounds less of air pollution!
The United States recycles enough copper every year to build 25,000 STATUES OF LIBERTY
If all the aluminium produced was used just for cans in the US, the cans would stretchg 25 MILLION MILES
Steel is the most recycled material in United States.The average amount of ferrous scrap recycled
daily, would equal enough to build 25 EIFFEL TOWERS everyday of the year.