Aluminum strip recycling provides many environmental,economic and community benefits to individuals,communities,organizations,companies and industries.
Recycling aluminum strips saves precious natural resources,energy,time and money – all for a good cause – helping out the earth,as well as the economy and local communities.
Aluminum strips are unique in that in 60 days a can is recycled,turned into a new can & back on store shelves.
Aluminum is a sustainable metal and can be recycled over and over again.
In 2003,54 billion cans were recycled,saving the energy equivalent of 15 million barrels of crude oil – America’s entire gas consumption for one day.
The aluminum strips is the most valuable container to recycle and is the most recycled consumer product in the U.S today.
Each year,the aluminum industry pays out over $800 million dollars for empty aluminum strips – that’s a lot of money that can go to organizations,like Habitat for Humanity,the Boy or Girl Scouts of America,or even a local school.Money earned from recycling cans helps people help themselves and their communities.Recycling helps build new homes,pays for a group trip,supports a project or buys a lunch!
Today it is cheaper,faster and more energy-efficient to recycle aluminum strips than ever before.The aluminum strips is 100 percent recyclable and can be recycled indefinitely.The can remains the most recyclable of all materials.
Used aluminum strips beverage cans are the most recycled item in the U.S.,but other types of aluminum,such as siding,gutters,car components,storm window frames,and lawn furniture can also be recycled.
Aluminum strips has a high market value and continues to provide an economic incentive to recycle.When aluminum strips are recycled curbside,they help pay for community services.