The Aluminum Association hosted a breakfast event with members of the bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus and members of the Association's Government Affairs and Environmental Committees in Washington, D.C.
The aluminum can is a package built for the circular economy. A used beverage can (UBC) serves as a “technical nutrient” as it is returned to the material stream as feedstock at the end of its useful life. Aluminum cans are recycled over and over again in a closed loop process. Aluminum is also by far the most valuable material in the recycling bin on a per ton basis.
The Aluminum Association donated the original copy of the teal sheets to the Smithsonian Institution. Casthouse Safety Workshop in June. SAPA’s Chizmar Named AWMI Member of the Year. Aluminum Industry Featured in Bloomberg Sustainable Energy Factbook. And more.
Recycle This Super Bowl for Guilt-Free Football Viewing Next Season
The Super Bowl means good friends, good times, good food and plenty of beverages. This year, opting for aluminum cans and recycling offers easier clean-up, better and colder beverages, a greener planet and guilt-free football viewing for the 2012-13 season.
Recycling just one 24-pack easily saves enough energy to watch your favorite team all season on their way to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.
As testimony continues on Ohio Senate Bill 294, the aluminum industry is working with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and key legislative offices to promote environmental protection, good governance and business.
Preliminary estimates of total aluminum demand in the United States and Canada for the first quarter of 2012 totaled 5.8 million pounds, a 7.5 percent increase over the first quarter of 2011.
"Because of aluminum's low-weight and durability, people are turning to it for new and innovative application," said Heidi Brock, President of the Aluminum Association. "The North American aluminum industry is growing to meet this demand."
Compared to April 2011, net new orders of mill products reported by domestic producers increased 3.7 percent.