Stainless Steel Recycling

It's what's recycled that counts, not the recycled content

B.A. McKean -

Stainless steel recycling

The marketplace is full of products that refer to their recycled content. Paper is probably the most easily recognized, where phrases such as “made from 100% post-consumer material” appear on the packaging. Yet metal products such as the Novanni sinks (see “Kitchen Sink Central”) that refer to their recycled content are rare.

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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.