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January 2015

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

2015-01-23T10:54:21-06:00

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 Can2015-01-23T10:54:21-06:00

November 2014

How many aluminum cans equal 1 pound?

2014-11-18T15:38:40-06:00

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?2014-11-18T15:38:40-06:00

April 2014

Aluminum Recycling Interesting Facts

2018-11-13T12:33:07-06:00

Discovered in the 1820s, aluminum is the most abundant metal on earth. Over 50 percent of the aluminum cans produced are recycled. A used aluminum can is recycled and back on the grocery shelf as a new can, in as little as 60 days. Aluminum is a durable and sustainable metal: two-thirds of the aluminum [...]

Aluminum Recycling Interesting Facts2018-11-13T12:33:07-06:00

February 2014

Happy National Tin Can Day!

2014-05-30T00:59:55-06:00

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!2014-05-30T00:59:55-06:00
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