Aluminum Recycling Facts:

  • Americans discard enough aluminum to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet every three months.
  • A recycled six-pack of aluminum cans can save enough energy to drive a car five miles.
  • One recycled can saves enough electricity to operate a TV for three hours.
  • One recycled can saves six ounces of gasoline.
  • Scrap recyclers annually recycle more than 8.6 million tons of nonferrous metal.

For more information on the values of recycling, visit www.isri.org (the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.).