Why recycle cans?
Aluminium cans are 100% recyclable and they can be recycled again and again without losing its quality.
With every ton of aluminium can that is recycled, 14.000 kWh of energy is saved, 6,295 litres of oil are saved, and 14.53 cubic metres of landfill space is recycled. There is no excuse for you not to recycle your cans.
The aluminium can have an estimated 68 % total recycled content, the highest of any beverage package material.
According to Collect-a-Can, after 23 years of its establishment, South Africa has increased the rate of collected cans from 18 to 72%.
What is it recycled into?
How to recycle?
Flatten the empty cans.
Toss them into your recycling bag.