Over a billion dollars a year is earned by U.S. Consumers through recycling aluminum
cans. Aluminum cans are the most well known recyclable beverage container in the
world with over 100,000 cans being recycled every minute.
you think recycling aluminum cans doesn't really matter, consider some of these
Recycling 1 aluminum can saves enough energy to run your television
for 3 hours.
Aluminum never wears out, it can be recycled forever.
Aluminum cans that are recycled return to store shelves in as little as 2 months
and saves 95% of the energy required make aluminum cans from virgin ore.
Recycling has kept over 1.5 billion pounds out of landfills every year.
Recycling aluminum creates 97% less water pollution.
Over the past 10 years, aluminum can recycling has doubled.
The amount of energy saved every year through recycling aluminum cans
could provide enough electricity to light Washington, DC over 3 years.
It took almost 22 cans to equal 1 pound nearly 40 years ago, today it is about
Before throwing that next aluminum can in the trash, consider starting a
recycling program and cash in on aluminum cans while promoting a cleaner, more
energy efficient environment.