The development of the can originated around the early 1800s. However, the use of aluminum in beverage containers did not debut until 1965. The aluminum can is the most valuable beverage container to recycle. By doing so, its recycling provides environmental and economic benefits to communities and organizations across the country.
Advantages of Aluminum Can
1.Compared with other beverage containers like PET bottle and carton package, aluminum can provides the best chilling result for beverage after being stored in a refrigerator.
2.Due to its unique performance of light weight, aluminum can contributes to a good cost saving in transportation and logistic handling. Also, thanks to its durability and not easy to break package attributes, it can be easily stored and carried by hand. It can easily adapt to the modern society fast rhythm of life.
3.Aluminum can is 100% infinitely recyclable and reusable. It can be reprocessed into aluminum ingot and then turned into a new can again. That it is the most recycled drink container in the world. Additionally, thanks to the invention of saty-on-tab, people can safely open a can without dropping out the pull ring and therefore to provide our environment with a better protection. No wonder the aluminum can ranks as today’s most desirable, convenient, and environmentally friendly package.
4.By using draw-and-redraw manufacturing technology, aluminum can is absolutely seamless on the can body. Hence, It is 100% air tight. It can preserve the product well with a longer shelf life.
5.Having its excellent mechanical property, aluminum can performs well in its heat-resistance, anti-humidity and anti-corrosion capabilities. Besides, due to its light-proofed and air-tighted attributes, it is most suitable to use for packaging beer, soft drink, fruit juice and so on including low acid nitric drinks and carbonated soft drinks, etc.
6.Aluminum can presents the attractive gloss on its outward appearance and is easy to print. Also, it provides added value to the product.
7.Aluminum can is easily to be made as the easy open can. It does not require any can opener to open this package.
8.Aluminum can can be easily derived in many different shapes where other metal packages not easily done in same way.
Recycling Facts And Figures
☆An Amazing, Infinitely Recyclable Material
Aluminum beverage cans:
●Are 100% recyclable.
●Can be recycled over and over and over again.
●Go from recycling bin to the retail shelf in as few as 60 days.
☆The Benefits of Recycling Aluminum Cans
Saves Energy：It takes 95% less energy to recycle aluminum than to create it from raw materials.
●Recycling one can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours or a 100-watt light bulb for four hours.
●Recycling 40 cans conserves the same energy as one gallon of gasoline.
Conserves The Environment：Recycling aluminum cans is a closed-loop system. Every can is infinitely recyclable.
●Recycled aluminum requires less energy, so it produces 95% less emissions, such as greenhouse gases.
●Recycling aluminum helps conserve and preserve the environment.
More Than Pays For Itself：
Aluminum is the only packaging material that more than covers the cost of collection and reprocessing for itself, and subsidizes other containers, including PET and glass!