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Dec. 18, 2013

In an interview, an executive at Novelis predicted that automakers are going to increasingly turn to recycled aluminum for their products in the coming years. That statement came in the wake of Novelis' announcement that it's investing $205 million to serve the automotive market.

A law that allows implementation of a bottle bill has passed in Guam, the unincorporated U.S. territory which uses U.S. currency and is located in the western Pacific. The legislation puts a 5-cent deposit on covered containers, and the Guam Environmental Protection Agency will now work to implement the program.

With San Diego's local landfill nearing capacity, city leaders are developing a plan that would encourage more composting of yard debris and food scraps as well as update the funding structure for recycling efforts. San Diego has a goal of diverting all waste from landfills by 2040, but it's unclear if waste-to-energy efforts are a part of that framework.

 

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