The aluminum can is 100 percent recyclable and can be used to make new beverage cans indefinitely.
Aluminum cans are the most valuable item in your bin. It’s the only packaging material that more than covers the cost of collection and re-processing for itself.
Recycled aluminum saves 95 percent energy compared to the production of virgin aluminum
Recycling of one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for 3 hours.
Four pounds of bauxite are saved for every pound of aluminum recycled.
Enough aluminum is thrown away to rebuild our commercial air fleet four times every year.
Throwing away a single aluminum can, rather than recycling it, is like pouring out six ounces of gasoline.
Last year, Americans recycled enough aluminum cans to conserve the energy equivalent of more than 15 million barrels of oil.