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Environment

Sustainability is at the core of the aluminum industry. Aluminum producers recognize that regulations should balance promoting economic growth and protecting our environment. The aluminum industry supports the life cycle assessment approach to research that tracks the impact of a product in all stages of its life – from raw material extraction, to production, use and disposal or recycling.

New Aluminum In Green Building Guidelines To Debut At Greenbuild 2016

Guide on Using Environmental Declarations is the Second in a Series for the Building and Construction Sector

 

Drive Aluminum for a Safer, Stronger, Greener Vehicle

Former NASA astronaut Dan Tani explains how aluminum helps automakers develop the safest, greenest and more sustainable vehicles ever.

New Truck Rule Recognizes Aluminum as Mass Reduction Solution to Boost Fleet Fuel Economy

New regulations that will boost the fuel economy of the nation’s medium and heavy-duty truck vehicle fleet recognize the importance of mass reduction technologies such as aluminum to help reach these goals.

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.

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