Kitchen Sink Central

Nickel-containing stainless steel kitchen sinks are valued around the world for their ability to withstand intense, everyday use

Thom Loree -

Nickel-containing stainless steel sinks

If asked to name the most important part of one’s home, most people would say the kitchen. After all, we all need to eat to survive, and the kitchen is where we store our food, wash it, and prepare it for consumption.

And at the centre of every kitchen is the sink, perhaps the single most intensively used of all household appliances. Today most domestic and industrial sinks are made from nickel-containing stainless steel and exhibit long-lasting beauty and decades of service.

Current Issue

Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

August 30, 2018

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Feature Story:
A catalyst for sustainable operations
Nickel-containing catalysts are widely used in the refining and petrochemical industries worldwide. At end-of-life, catalysts are either sent to landfill or sent for recycling to recover the valuable metals they contain. Refineries in Kuwait are changing the way they handle spent catalysts.