CAN you believe these facts about aluminum cans?

Aluminum is the most valuable material in the recycling bin.

Aluminum is the most recyclable of all materials. Discarded aluminum is more valuable than any other item in the recycling bin.

Countless aluminum cans are lost to landfills.

Americans throw away more than 700 million dollars worth of aluminum cans every year.

There is a major market for recycling aluminum.

The aluminum industry spends more than 800 million dollars a year on recycled cans.

Aluminum can be recycled continuously.

Aluminum can be recycled directly back into itself over and over again in a true, closed loop, and nearly 75 percent of all aluminum produced in the U.S. is still in use today.

Aluminum cans hold significant power.

Recycling a single 12 ounce aluminium can saves enough energy to power a TV for over 3 hours.

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