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Brazil joins the Every Can Counts programme

Brazil is the first country outside Europe to join the Every Can Counts initiative and it currently boasts a recycling…

Brazilian smelter fires up again

Alcoa has announced plans to restart a major smelter in Brazil it shut down six years ago. The process to…

Recyclers pursue PV module scheme in Brazil

Recycling firm SunR has processed 30 tonnes of discarded solar panels since launching its recycling services in Brazil at the…

Major sorting plant boosts Brazil’s recycling potential

Recycling tech expert Stadler has caught a big fish in Brazil by signing an agreement with waste management major Orizon…

Brazil sets new can recycling world record

South America – Brazil managed a 98.4% recycling rate for aluminium cans last year, according to latest figures from the…

Novelis celebrates recycling centre progress in Brazil

Brazil – Aluminium rolling and recycling specialist Novelis has begun commissioning a new coating line for beverage can end stock…

Brazil remains world’s top aluminium can recycler

Brazil – In 2012, Brazil recycled more than 267 000 tonnes of aluminium beverage cans to maintain its status as…

AMUT equipment to recycle PET bottles in Brazil

Brazil – Italy-based PET recycler Mossi & Ghisolfi has selected fellow Italian company AMUT to supply a PET bottle recycling…

‘Recycled’ noisy toy for World Cup in Brazil

Brazil – Remember the droning hummmmm of the plastic vuvuzelas at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa? The good…

Brazil remains aluminium can recycling champion

Brazil – Brazil topped all its previous aluminium can recycling efforts by accomplishing a ‘€˜historic’€™ rate of over 98% in…

TMS International opens office in Brazil

USA – TMS International Corp., parent company of scrap and mill services provider Tube City IMS, has opened an office…