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Global Trends in the Recycled Aluminium Business

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Aluminium is an infinitely recyclable metal and production of one tonne of recycled aluminium uses only about 5% of the energy consumed in the production of a similar quantity of primary metal. Greenhouse gas emissions are also vastly lower, thereby making aluminium recycling an environmentally desirable option. The global accumulated inventory of aluminium products is roughly estimated at around 700 to 800 million tonnes and as such, availability of end-of-life scrap will continue to increase