Recycling aluminum cans is one of the most valuable beverage containers to recycle and it is the most recycled consumer product in the United States today. Recycling aluminum cans provides environmental,economic,and community and community benefits to communities across the nation. The impact of the can on culture and economics for more than 200 years.
Aluminum Environmental Benefits
Recycling aluminum cans saves precious natural resources, energy, time and money-all for a good cause helping out the earth, as well as the economy and local communities aluminum cans are unique. I n 60 days a can is recycled, turned into a new can and back on store shelves. Aluminum is a sustainable metal and can be recycled over and over again. I n 2003, 54 billion cans were recycled , saving the energy equivalent of 15 million barrels of crude oil Americas entire gas consumption for one day.
How is aluminum cans recycled?
1) Two out of every three cans produced in the United States begin the
recycling process ether at local recycling canters community drop off
sites, charity connection sites, reverse vending machines or curbside