Better for the environment
We Are De-Manufacturing Specialists
Recycling one aluminum can save enough energy to run a TV for three hours or the equivalent of half a gallon of gasoline.
During the time it takes you to read this sentence, 50,000 12-oz aluminum cans are made.
350,000 aluminum cans are produced every minute.
If we recycle the aluminum trash that Americans throw away we could rebuild the entire U.S. airline fleet every 3 months.
We use over 80,000,000,000 aluminum pop cans every year.
It is estimated that since 1972 some 16 million tons of aluminum cans have been recycled. These 785.6 billion aluminum cans placed end-to-end could stretch to the moon more than 249 times.
Tin takes 100 years to break down, aluminum takes 500 years.
The weight of aluminum cans recycled in 1996 was equal to the weight of 14 aircraft carriers 983,709 tons.
Americans throw away enough steel to continuously supply all nations automakers.
Recycling steel reduces air pollution, and water pollution and requires 70% less energy than producing it from raw materials.
A 60-watt light bulb can be run for over a day on the amount of energy saved by recycling 1-lb of steel.
In one year in the United States recycling of steel saves enough energy to heat and light 18,000,000 homes.
More than 20,000,000 Hershey’s Kisses are wrapped each day, using 133 square miles of tinfoil. All that foil is recyclable.
Since 1972, Americans have recycled 37 billion lbs., or 1,099 trillion, aluminum cans, and have earned over $25 billion by recycling aluminum beverage cans.
Every 3 seconds, a baby is born. At that time, 140 cans are born.