Aluminum Cans Carry Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass or Plastic Equivalents in Beverage Transportation and Refrigeration, Finds New Study

Aluminum Cans Carry Lower Carbon Footprint than Glass or Plastic Equivalents in Beverage Transportation and Refrigeration Finds New Study

ARLINGTON, VA – According to a new study conducted for the Aluminum Association by ICF International, the combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the transportation and refrigeration of beverages in aluminum cans are lower than those associated with that of beverages in glass or plastic bottles under the same conditions.

Joint Letter Regarding COP21 | Association Weighs in on Auto LCA

Read the joint letter from the U.S. and Canada sent in advance of COP21. Aluminum Association weighs in on automotive LCA. And more.

Aluminum Industry Responds to White House Clean Power Plan

The aluminum industry remains committed to the continued availability of reasonably and predictably-priced power as a cornerstone of American manufacturing.

Statement on White House Plan | Pat Franc on Aluminum

Association Releases Statement on White House’s Plan to Reduce Energy Use in Federal Buildings. Aluminum & The Economy: Consumption, Orders Continue Upward Trend. Retiring CEO of Tri-Arrows Pat Franc on Aluminum’s Past and Future. Department of Energy Recognizes Advantages of Aluminum Through $259 Million Conditional Loan.

Department of Energy Recognizes Advantages of Aluminum Through $259 Million Conditional Loan

The Aluminum Association applauded action by the Department of Energy providing a conditional loan of $259 million to Alcoa to support its automotive expansion in Alcoa, TN and the development of advanced vehicle technologies. 

Aluminum Association Statement on New Federal Building Efficiency Standards

ARLINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association released the following statement on a new White House plan to reduce energy use at federal buildings by 2.5 percent per year between 2015 and 2025. A number of private companies that are major suppliers to the federal government – including IBM, GE and Honeywell – also announced voluntary emissions targets.

Aluminum Association President & CEO Heidi Brock remarked:

Green Tech from Association Member Jupiter

Jupiter Oxygen, a sister company of Association member Jupiter Aluminum, has developed an innovative, carbon capture technology resulting from experimentation in the aluminum recycling process. Here, former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson reports on the new tech for Inside Business Report.

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