How To Recycle Aluminium Cans ？
Aluminium cans recycling uses only 5 percent of the energy and produces only 5 percent of CO₂ emissions when compared to with production of virgin metal. Therefore aluminium cans recycling is really cost-effective and environmentally friendly.
Aluminium cans recycling also reduces the amount of waste going to the landfill. A recycled aluminum can save enough energy to run a television set for three hours. Recycling 1kg of aluminum saves up 6kg of bauxite, 4kg of chemical products and 14 kWh of electricity.
Aluminium cans distinguish themselves as the most recycled and most recyclable beverage container in the world. An awesome 105,784 cans are recycled every minute nationwide.
Aluminium is a sustainable metal and can be recycled over and over again. A can is generally turned into a new can and back on store shelves within 60 days. Cans are usually available through curbside pickup or community drop-off locations nationwide.
Aluminium cans recycling rate is better than 1 out of 2 cans. Recycling diverted 1.7 billion pounds from landfills. Every minute of everyday, an average of 105,800 aluminium cans are recycled. Over the past 10 years, the number of aluminum cans recycled has doubled. Recycling aluminium creates 97% less water pollution than producing new metal from ore. Therefore aluminium cans recycling is a great and meaningful job.
Brazil recycles 98.2% of its aluminium production, equivalent to 14.7 billion beverage cans per year, ranking first in the world, more than Japan's 82.5% recovery rate. Brazil has topped the aluminium cans recycling charts eight years in a row. Aluminium cans recycling rate is nearly 80% in China.
Because aluminium can be recycled with no degradation in quality, aluminium cans are the ideal product for a closed-loop approach to recycling. The recycling process takes place in four basic steps: Stage 1 – Can Shredding; Stage 2 – De-coating; Stage 3 – Melting; Stage 4 – Aluminium Casting.
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