NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY
- If you laid all the aluminum cans recycled in 2010 end to end, they could circle the earth 169 times.
- The U.S. recycles about 65% of its aluminum.
- In America, 105,800 cans are recycled every minute.
- Your television can run for 3 hours from the energy saved by recycling one can.
- In 2019, an aluminum can was worth about 1.7 cents.
- The industry pays more than $1 billion annually for recycled cans.
HOW TO OBSERVE #CrushACanDay
Recycle those cans. Help start a recycling program at work. Other locations for small-scale programs include:
- The block where you live
- An apartment complex
For tips on recycling visit www.cancentral.com. Start Recycling cans and use #CrushACanDay to post on social media.
NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar® continues researching the origins of this awareness holiday.