Aluminum Can Advantage: Use Phase

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.

The Aluminum Can Advantage

The aluminum can is the most sustainable, convenient and versatile container on the market today. Learn more here and below.

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BPA in Aluminum Cans

Many aluminum food and beverage containers sold in the United States feature a protective liner on the interior of the can containing trace amounts of Bisphenol A (BPA). This liner forms a barrier between the product and metal, providing protection against food-borne diseases. These coatings have been critical to improving food and beverage safety since being introduced more than 50 years ago.

The Aluminum Association understands that ongoing research and study is taking place on the safety and efficacy of BPA and we will continue to monitor these developments closely. However:

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