Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., The Recycling Roundtable, and advocacy group comprised of The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI), the Aluminum Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the National Solid Waste Management Association (NSWMA), the American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA), and the Paper Recycling Coalition (PRC) has announced its strong endorsement of U.S.

Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches Highest Level in More than a Decade

At 58.1%, Can's Recycling Rate Is Nearly Double That of All Other Beverage Containers
WASHINGTON, D.C., The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58.1% of all cans recycled last year - a rate that is more than double that of any other beverage container, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today. 

Aluminum Association Releases Video Honoring the Flag's Unsung Partner: The Aluminum Flagpole

ARLINGTON, Va., In honor of U.S. Flag Day, the Aluminum Association is paying tribute with a video of the flag and its unsung partner, the flagpole.  The video includes images of the American flag flying over various U.S. historical locations as well as the extrusion process used to create flagpoles. Aluminum Association member Sapa Group Extrusions, in partnership with Sapa Group Pole Products, generously provided the footage of the pole creation and extrusion processes.

Aluminum Association Donates Canned Water to Tornado Relief Efforts

ARLINGTON, Va., Disaster relief efforts continue in the south after a heavy-hitting tornado system struck parts of Mississippi and Alabama—both of which declared states of emergency. The Aluminum Association’s Can Committee has donated canned water to assist in relief efforts.

“Watching what these people have to go through is devastating,” said Aluminum Association President Steve Larkin. “We wanted to help in any way that we can since we all have family, friends, or members who have been affected by this tornado system.”

Aluminum Association Welcomes New Member, PLS Logistics Services

Leading provider of logistics services for industrial and metal related shippers with the largest network of flatbed trucking carriers in North America

ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association is proud to announce its newest company member, PLS Logistics Services.

ARCO's Steve Williamson Named the 2011 Marlan Boultinghouse Award Winner

ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association is proud to announce this year’s Marlan Boultinghouse winner, Mr. Steve Williamson, Vice President, Commercial, ARCO Aluminum, Inc.

“Steve’s wise counsel and dedicated leadership have helped build the market for our favorite metal and added value to Aluminum Association membership for all companies,” said President Steve Larkin.

Aluminum Association President J. Stephen Larkin to Retire

ARLINGTON, Va., Aluminum Association President J. Stephen Larkin today announced to the Association’s Board of Directors that he will retire at the end of 2011. Larkin joined the Association in 1998.

Aluminum Sculptures Sprout Up Around U.S.

From Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., artists and architects choose aluminum

ARLINGTON, Va., Sculptures constructed from aluminum continue to pop up around the United States. In fact, just this month artist Michael Kalish’s sculpture of Muhammad Ali went on display in Los Angeles’ Nokia Plaza.

Industry Celebrates 125 Years of Commercial Aluminum Production

A man, a mission, a metal……and the rest is history

ARLINGTON, Va., One hundred and twenty-five years ago this month, Charles Martin Hall discovered a method by which to produce aluminum commercially—transforming it from a precious metal to an everyday material. It was a development that would change the course of human history.

Curbside Value Partnership Forms Independent Organization

Focus will continue to be on increasing recycling participation

ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association, the Can Manufacturers Institute and Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) have announced that Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) has become an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Steve Thompson, long-time director of CVP, has been named executive director. The board of directors is comprised of representatives from Novelis, Alcoa, ARCO Aluminum Inc., Ball Corporation, Coca-Cola Recycling and Keep America Beautiful.

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