If you are still wondering whether to start recycling aluminum cans at home separately from any other waste, see some interesting facts about them.
90% of all drinks cans sold in the UK every year are made of aluminium. Recycling aluminium drink cans saves up to 95% of the energy needed to make aluminium from its raw materials Making one aluminium drink can from raw materials uses the same amount of energy that it takes to recycle 20 Recycling 1 kg of aluminium saves 4 Kilowatts of electricity The energy saved by recycling 1 aluminium drink can is enough to run a TV for three hours75% of the aluminium ever made is still in productive use today The UK produces over 9 billion drinks cans every year. 80% are made of aluminium Every minute of every day, an average of 113,200 aluminium cans are recycled (source: thinkcans.net) The average household uses 200 cans per year Used aluminium drink cans can be recycled and back on supermarket shelves as new drink cans in as little as 60 days
Do you want to start recycling aluminum cans?
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