Archive for February, 2011

Factoid Friday

February 25, 2011

The industry that uses the most aluminum is the beverage industry, followed by extrusion for household goods such as railings and window frames, followed thirdly by industrial and lastly automotive parts.


Factoid Friday

February 18, 2011

The average lifespan of an aluminum beverage can is six weeks, including the time it takes to be manufactured, filled, sold, recycled and remanufactured.

Factoid Friday

February 11, 2011

Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust, and the third most abundant element, after oxygen and silicon.  Yet one of the most complex metals to isolate and manufacture commercially.

Factoid Friday

February 4, 2011

Did you know that Aluminum is the most common recyclable material that clutter up our landfill sites, glass, paper, metals, cardboard and plastics – aluminum is the only material that’s endlessly recyclable, 100% reusable.

Factoid Friday

February 3, 2011

Four tons of bauxite produces one ton of aluminum – enough to manufacture 60,000 beverage cans.