Novelis' Specialty Products Third-Party Certified to Contain Up To 99% Recycled Content
ATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced GreenCircle has independently verified that three of its alloys produced for the building and construction markets contain up to 99% recycled content. Through recycling, Novelis preserves the value of aluminum alloys to maximize the environmental benefits of increased recycled content across its product portfolio.
The certification includes Novelis' 3105, 3004, and 3025 alloys, which are produced at its Davenport, Iowa; Richmond, Virginia; and Uhrichsville, Ohio, facilities. These continuous cast facilities serve the commercial transportation and building & construction markets, producing flat-rolled aluminum sheet that contains between 77% and 99% recycled content.
"At Novelis, recycling and sustainability are central to our values, business model and purpose of shaping a sustainable world together," said Ganesh Panneer, Vice President, Operations, Novelis North America. "We are committed to transparency and to being a brand our customers can trust, so pursuing GreenCircle's Recycled Content certification was a natural step for us."
GreenCircle is an unbiased, third-party certification company that provides independent verification that sustainability claims related to an organization's producs and operations are honest, valid and transparent.
As part of its goals to reduce its carbon emissions by 30% by 2026 and be carbon neutral by 2050, Novelis is focusing on increasing the amount of recycled content in its products. Requiring just 5% of the energy used to produce primary aluminum with only 5% of the associated greenhouse gases, recycling results in greater carbon reduction and a cleaner environment.
"Novelis has achieved GreenCircle Recycled Content certifications at its Richmond, Uhrichsville and Davenport facilities consecutively for the past decade," said Tad Radzinski, Certification Officer at GreenCircle. "Novelis is leading the way by guaranteeing the percent of recycled content by obtaining third-party verifications. Taking the extra step to get certified, especially for so many consecutive years, is a testament to Novelis' commitment to sustainability and transparency."
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