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Recycling for the Environment

Recycling for the Environment

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Aluminum Association
Why recycle? Where to recycle and for other in depth information...

Earth 911
Making every day earth day

Recycling contributes to a clean and healthy environment for now and the future

Aluminum is the most abundant metal on earth. It is the most recyclable of all packaging materials

  • Recycling aluminum can help the earth, as well as the economy by saving precious natural resources and the energy used to process those resources
  • Aluminum beverage cans can be completely recycled and within 60 days turned into new aluminum beverage cans ready for consumer purchase and enjoyment
  • Approximately 127,093 cans are recycled every minute in USA
  • Recycling Aluminum cans reduces landfills
  • Recycling Aluminum creates 95% less air pollution, 97% less water pollution than producing new metal from bauxite ore