The Power of Recycled Aluminum

Commercial Zone Blog

June 29, 2020

The Power of Recycled Aluminum

Fun Fact: Recycling an old aluminum can into a new one uses 95% less energy and releases 95% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than if you were to create an entirely new can. Recycling aluminum is a powerful thing for both businesses and the economy.

After you’ve finished that can of sparkling water, there are many good reasons to search out a recycling bin over a trash can for the empty aluminum container. Aluminum is one of the most recyclable and commonly recycled materials on the market and used beverage containers make up the largest component of processed aluminum scrap. Most of that recycled aluminum is used to make new cans that can be recycled over and over again.

Here are a few eye-opening facts:

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