Saturday, January 15, 2011

I like cans

Mallory Coats

Recycling is a big issue today and one of the major things that get recycled are cans. But there are many things people don't know about these cans.

1. A recycled can will be on a shelf again within 60 days.
2. In the u.s. soda cans are the most recycled item .
3. Recycling one aluminum can, will power a 42 inch tv for three hours.
4. Soda cans use more aluminum than anything else.
5. Since so many of these cans are recycled they count for less than 1% of the U.S. waste.
6. One can that is thrown away wont be decomposed in 500 years.
7. Aluminum cans can be recycled over and over and over and.... again
8. Over 80000000000 cans are used in one year. In only America!
9. Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold.
10. Soda is yummy.

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