The Lifecycle of an Aluminum Can
Green Home Blog
FEBRUARY 2, 2013
The Lifecycle of an Aluminum Can. Aluminum cans are one of those quiet revolutions that have transformed our lives. For example, in 2011 (the last year for which figures are available), the United States alone used, and recycled, 40 billion cans that formerly held all our favorite beverages, from soft drinks to beer. In fact, three quarters all of the aluminum that was ever produced is still being recycled and reused today.