The Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries reports that the U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached the most in a decade to 58.1%.
The press release is quoted as saying:
Aluminum beverage cans are unique in that they can be infinitely recycled back into new cans, keeping waste out of landfills and providing a significant amount of the material to make new cans. Indeed aluminum cans not only have the highest recycling rate of all beverage packages, they also have the greatest amount of recycled content—by far—at 68%.
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