National Crush a Can Day September 27

NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY

National Crush a Can Day is observed annually on September 27.  This day was created to help educate people about the benefits of recycling.
 
Interesting Facts: 
  • If you laid all the aluminum cans recycled in 2010 end to end, they could circle the earth 169 times.
  • In America, 105,800 cans are recycled every minute.
  • Recycling aluminum saves 95% of the energy it would have taken to process the same amount from a virgin source.
  • Your television can run for 3 hours from the energy saved by recycling one can.
  • Aluminum cans are worth about a penny each.
  • The industry pays more than $1 billion annually for recycled cans.

HOW TO OBSERVE

For tips on recycling visit www.cancentral.com. Start Recycling cans and use #NationalCrushACanDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

We are still researching the origins of National Crush a Can Day.

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