Recycling existing steel cans is less energy-intensive than creating new steel. Find out how much energy you can save when you recycle your steel food cans.
Hours powering a US Home
Hours of powering a 45" LED TV
Slices of bread toasted in a 2-slice toaster
Hours of powering a laptop
Loads of laundry
Hours of powering a fridge
Miles driven by an average passenger vehicle
Number of smartphones charged
For an explanation of the calculations and to see the sources of information, please go to Metal Can Recycling Impact Calculator – Calculation Explanations and Sources - Can Manufacturers Institute | Washington, DC
For more information on metal can recycling and sustainability, please go to Recycling & Sustainability - Can Manufacturers Institute | Washington, DC.