UBC recycling logs October gain after two monthly falls

Nov 17, 2011 | 03:27 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  aluminum used beverage cans, UBCs, scrap, can stock, producer scrap receipts, Aluminum Association, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — Aluminum used beverage can (UBC) recycling rates reversed course in October, posting a marginal volume gain after logging two months of declines.

UBC reclamation totaled 131.7 million pounds in October, up 0.8 percent from 130.6 million pounds in September, according to a preliminary monthly report from the Aluminum Association, Arlington, Va.....

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