Recycling Rate Definitions
ILZSG are one of the founder members of the Metal Study Groups/Eurometaux/Eurofer Recycling Project Team. Other organisations that are currently participating in the work of the Team include The European Aluminium Association, the International Zinc Association, the Nickel Institute, the European Nickel Group, the International Council on Mining and Metals, the International Wrought Copper Council, the European Copper Institute, the Organisation of European Aluminium Refiners and Remelters and the International Lead Association.
The main aim of this collaboration is the development of a set of clear and consistent recycling rates for the metals industry and the agreement of a broad methodology for calculating the rates.
The rates that have been agreed by the Team are as follows:
EOL = End of Life The Recycling Input Rate is also known as Recycled Content
For further information on the above rates please contact the Secretariat.