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January 2015

Around The World In 60 Days: Life Story Of An Aluminum Can

2015-01-23T10:54:21-05:00

The average life cycle of a human being from a birth to a death is 60 years and the life cycle of an aluminum can from mining to recycling is 60 days. The life of aluminum can starts in tropical and sub-tropical countries like Australia, Central and South America, Africa and Asia where are major [...]

Around The World In 60 Days: Life Story Of An Aluminum Can2015-01-23T10:54:21-05:00

November 2014

How many aluminum cans equal 1 pound?

2014-11-18T15:38:40-05:00

It takes approximately 31 empty aluminum cans to equal 1 pound. As of 2014, the average weight of an empty aluminum can is 14.9 grams. One pound is equal to 453.592 grams. In order to determine the number of cans required to add up to 1 pound, it is necessary to divide the number of [...]

How many aluminum cans equal 1 pound?2014-11-18T15:38:40-05:00

May 2014

How to Recycle Cans

2018-12-17T10:04:52-05:00

This article provides tips on recycling two common household items: aluminum cans and steel food cans (also known as tin cans). There are precious metals and then there are non-precious metals. But, every recycler knows that all metals are precious. They are eminently usable and reusable; getting new metals requires destructive and expensive mining, and [...]

How to Recycle Cans2018-12-17T10:04:52-05:00

History of Tin Food Cans

2014-05-30T00:59:53-05:00

Many people still think of food as coming in tin cans. In fact, in the U.K., canned foods are often referred to as “tinned foods.” These days, the term “tin cans” is a misnomer. It dates almost all the way back to the invention of canning. Frenchman Nicolas Appert, who used heat to seal and [...]

History of Tin Food Cans2014-05-30T00:59:53-05:00

February 2014

Happy National Tin Can Day!

2014-05-30T00:59:55-05:00

As you know, there are various awareness campaigns throughout the year – everything from National Zero Waste Week (hurrah) to Vegan week to Aids awareness days. But did you know that February 19th is National Tin Can Day? It might seem a little silly to have a day in praise of the tin can, but look at [...]

Happy National Tin Can Day!2014-05-30T00:59:55-05:00
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