IHS Chemical Week
HomeWhite PapersStatistics/DataCalendarSearch

Sustainability

Solvay Opens Rare Earth Recycling Units in France

8:51 AM MDT | September 27, 2012 | Ian Young

Solvay says it has officially opened two rare earth recycling units in France. The units are based on a process developed by Solvay for recovering rare earths contained in end-of-life equipment such as low-energy light bulbs, batteries, or magnets. These recycling units will help Solvay to diversify its sources of supply and preserve resources, the company says. The €15-million ($19.3 million) project was approved in 2011, following two years of R&D, and 2 years of industrialization studies and site selection. Low-energy light bulbs are rich in the...

Already an IHS Chemical Week member?
Login here

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

 

Free Sustainability Offer Click here for 6 months access to the lates news, data and statistics on sustainability.  PLUS all the news and analysis from the Chemical Week editorial team updated everyday on IHS Chemical Week













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa