5Cs Daily Tip: Aluminum Recycling

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Recycling one ton of aluminum saves:

  • 14,000 kWh of energy
  • 39.6 barrels (1,663 gallons) of oil
  • 237.6 million Btu's of energy
  • 10 cubic yards of landfill space 

Aluminum Recycling Tips

  • Prepare aluminum cans for recycling by either crushing the cans to save space or leaving them uncrushed.
  • Cans that are rinsed out will have little or no odor and are less likely to attract bugs.

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