At Novelis, we bring recycling, math and science education and safety to the world through the passion and volunteerism of our employees. In 2014, our employees donated 20,626 hours of their time and $253,088 of their hard earned money to take action on issues they care about, issues that impact our future and our society. Novelis mirrored their donations with more than $3 million in corporate giving to support these actions. Novelis employees are out there making a difference every day, but here’s a glimpse into what we accomplished in just one month – our global One Novelis Volunteer Month. As you can see, at Novelis, we […]
There has been plenty of talk lately about automotive aluminum recycling, but how does it really work? Here’s a quick look behind the scenes at one of our recycling facilities, located in Oswego, NY, where we transform scrap into molten metal for making new automotive products.
This infographic gives a quick look into how the Novelis automotive closed-loop recycling system works. Using the example of the 2015 Ford F-150, our plant in Oswego, NY melts down aluminum scrap and recycles it back into usable metal for auto parts such as hoods and doors. Once melted, the aluminum is cast into ingots, fabricated and rolled into sheet coils and delivered to our customers for stamping, assembly, painting and finishing. The left over scrap then goes back into the same trucks to be shipped back to Oswego for remelting and recycling, beginning the process again…and again, and again. That’s the beauty […]
This evening in Davos, Switzerland, on the eve of the World Economic Forum 2015 Annual Meeting, Novelis was recognized as a leader in the circular economy alongside such prestigious brands as Dell Inc., Nike, Unilever, Method Products, Lyft and others. As runner-up in the Pioneer category of The Circular Economy Awards, Novelis was honored for demonstrating circular economy innovation within an established organization. The winner in this category was Dell Inc. Winners and runners-up were selected from more than 200 award entries submitted from organizations around the world, and we are proud to be one of them. It was an […]