U.S. Aluminum Industry 2012 Recycling Rate

Aluminum Cans Recognized As Superior Beverage Packaging By Bevnet.Com’s Best Of 2012 Awards

ARLINGTON, VA.
Today, the Aluminum Association congratulated four beverage companies using aluminum packaging that were recognized by BevNET.com’s “Best of 2012” product awards. Selected from a pool of nearly 300 new products, line extensions and brand updates, categories included Best Functional Product and Best Product Revamp. BevNET.com is the world’s leading beverage-oriented media company.

Aluminum can products were featured in four of the fifteen product categories, including:

Aluminum Kicks Off Super Bowl Ads | Association President on Fox News

New innovations in aluminum beverage packaging kicks off this year's Super Bowl ads. Aluminum Transportation Group releases ad touting market growth for aluminum in autos. Association President Heidi Brock talks to FoxNews.com about wine ... in a can. And more.

Economic Impact Study Shows Industry Impact | Aluminum Can Recycling Grows

The Association releases a new industry economic impact study showing 672,000 jobs supported by the aluminum industry in the U.S. The industry aluminum can recycling rate rises to its highest level since the early 1990s. New Standards Action Report is released. And more

The Aluminum Association Supports America Recycles Day and Offers Challenge

Recycle Every Aluminum Can You See and Use Tomorrow and Every Day
ARLINGTON, Va., The Aluminum Association supports America Recycles Day, tomorrow, November 15th and reminds everyone to recycle all the aluminum they use in their everyday lives.

Aluminum is infinitely recyclable meaning it can be eternally recycled with no loss in quality.  Aluminum’s recyclability and durability mean that 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today. 

Aluminum Association Applauds New York Law to Encourage Sale of Aluminum Bottles

ARLINGTON, VA., The Aluminum Association today applauded the New York State Legislature on its passage of a bill that will permit the sale of aluminum bottles in the state.

The bill, just signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, reverses a little-known provision contained in the state's 1982 Bottle Bill that prohibits the sale of metal beverage containers that have detachable caps. Designed to discourage the sale of cans that used detachable pulltabs, the law also technically prohibited the sale of aluminum bottles with crown caps or screw caps.

Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches Highest Level in More than a Decade

At 58.1%, Can's Recycling Rate Is Nearly Double That of All Other Beverage Containers
WASHINGTON, D.C., The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58.1% of all cans recycled last year - a rate that is more than double that of any other beverage container, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today. 

Aluminum Association Donates Canned Water to Tornado Relief Efforts

ARLINGTON, Va., Disaster relief efforts continue in the south after a heavy-hitting tornado system struck parts of Mississippi and Alabama—both of which declared states of emergency. The Aluminum Association’s Can Committee has donated canned water to assist in relief efforts.

“Watching what these people have to go through is devastating,” said Aluminum Association President Steve Larkin. “We wanted to help in any way that we can since we all have family, friends, or members who have been affected by this tornado system.”

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