New measures to protect UK aluminium extrusions industry from Chinese imports

The Trade Remedies Authority’s investigation found these imports ‘are being dumped into the UK at unfair prices and causing injury’ to the UK industry

Scotland’s deposit return scheme to go live in 2023

Circular Economy Minister Lorna Slater set out plans for a phased implementation of the scheme and said the target of achieving 90% collection rates by 2024 will be maintained

Aldi pays back customers for recycled plastic bottles

Customers are able to return plastic or glass bottles and aluminium cans in exchange for vouchers worth up to £5

BMW Group to drive down vehicle emissions by 40%

The company has also committed to putting around ten million all-electric vehicles on the road by 2030

Wind turbine prices predicted to soar by 10%

A rise in steel, copper, aluminium and fibre prices are driving up wind turbine prices, according to a new research

Could hydrogen bring us one step closer to green aluminium?

Mining group Rio Tinto has partnered with ARENA to explore whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions

Anglo-Russian metals firm produces aluminium with ‘world’s lowest’ carbon footprint

The firm has used an inert anode technology that is claimed to drive down emissions from the smelting process

BMW turns to Dubai desert sunshine to produce aluminium

The ‘world’s largest’ solar park will power aluminium production operations

Mining giant Rio Tinto shuts aluminium factory in New Zealand amid high energy costs

The mining giant says it could not ‘secure a power price reduction aimed at making New Zealand Aluminium Smelters a financially viable business’

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Apple quadruples recycling points for old iPhones

Apple has quadrupled the number of locations customers can send their old iPhone to be recycled