Question of the Week: Energy Savings from Aluminum Can Recycling

March 5th, 2014 | Kyle Reed

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Question of the Week

In this week’s Recycling Mythbusters blog post, we discuss the benefits of recycling various materials. If you were to recycle one aluminum can, for how many hours would the energy savings power a television?

Answer

Recycling just one aluminum can will produce enough energy savings to power a television for three hours.
The overall energy savings from recycling cans is about 95% over creating a new can.
To learn more about the benefits of recycling different materials, visit the Ecologue:
Recycling just one aluminum can will produce enough energy savings to power a television for three hours.
The overall energy savings from recycling cans is about 95% over creating a new can.
To learn more about the benefits of recycling different materials, visit the Recycling Mythbusters blog.
And congratulations to Jessica Collins for being the first to correctly answer the question!


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