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Benefits of aluminum can recycling

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Why recycle aluminum cans?

  • Back on the store shelf in 60 days.
  • Requires 95% less energy and 95% less emissions.
  • Creates 97% less water pollution than generating new metal.
  • No limit to amount of times aluminum can is able to be recycled.
  • Recycling conserves energy, saves resources and minimizes consumer and production waste.
  • Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to keep 100-watt bulb burning for nearly four hours.
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