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Recycling aluminum saves more than 90 percent of the energy needed to make new aluminum.

Recycling aluminum saves more than 90 percent of the energy that would be needed to create a comparable amount of the metal from raw materials. Tossing away an aluminum can wastes as much energy as pouring out half of that can’s volume of gasoline. Nearly 75 percent of all aluminum produced is still in use today.

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January 21, 2021
Presidential Policy Brief Includes Recommendations on Energy, Recycling, Trade and Other Issues
January 14, 2021
Tom Dobbins, president & CEO of the Aluminum Association, released the following statement on