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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.

Study: Aluminum Cans Still Sustainable Beverage Package of Choice

20 Percent Improvement in Carbon Footprint; 70 Percent Recycled Content 3X Other Packages   

Summertime is Aluminum Time

10 Ways Aluminum Makes Summer Better.

Beverage Can Management

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.

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