Environment

Awards and Honors

A-1 was honored along with Ford Motor Company in receiving the prestigious Keep America Beautiful, Vision for America Merit Award in 1998.  A-1 was cited for its role in providing recycled product to Ford Motor Company. The award plaque was inscribed "For Leadership in Automotive Recycling and Environmental  Achievements". 

A-1 has also been honored by receiving certifications from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for Environmental and Quality Management. 

Most importantly, A-1 is honored by receiving the business of its customers, who are themselves particularly attentive and sensitive to environmental protection and the impact of their products and business activities.



Topics

Policy of Environmentally Sound Management
Awards and Honors
Protection of the Environment in Processing
The Importance of Platinum Group Metals Recycling

Environment

Recycling should be an integral part of the lifecycle of all materials, and because platinum group metals (PGMs) have a high value and are resistant to chemical attack, a significant proportion of them are in fact recycled, thereby conserving this precious resource.