The aluminum can – A successful recycling story

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Imagine taking a sip from an aluminum can containing your favorite drink. If you’re living in the United States, that cold aluminium can you’re holding contains an average of 73 % recycled content.

In the U.S. 105,784 aluminum cans are recycled each minute. This leads to an overall recycling rate of nearly 50 percent, the highest recycling rate for any beverage container.

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