Why Choose Aluminum Beverage Packaging?
Sustainability. Aluminum has been the packaging material of choice for the most recognized consumer brands around the world. And its popularity is growing. The demand for infinitely recyclable aluminum packaging has surged due to a shift in consumer preferences and the desire to be more environmentally conscious. When consumers choose aluminum cans which are infinitely recyclable, they are protecting our planet by reducing our global carbon footprint.
- The average beverage can is made with about 70% recycled content and further reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Read more in Arconic’s Sustainability and ESG Report.
- According to Aluminum Association’s Key Performance Indicators Report:
- The energy saved by recycling 100% of aluminum cans could power 4.1 million homes in a full year; and
- A 12-oz aluminum can has 45% lower associated emissions than a 12-oz glass bottle and 49% lower associated emissions than a 20-oz plastic bottle.