Use this impact calculator to better understand the environmental and economic impact you are creating by recycling aluminum beverage and steel food cans. The tool will show you the impact of recycling metal cans across several meaningful, understandable metrics. You can use the information to discover your personal impact or use the results in any communications to enhance the narrative about beverage and food can recycling.
Simply enter the exact quantity in the box for “number of beverage or food cans recycled” and then click the “calculate” button. For example, if you enter 100 beverage cans recycled, the calculator will show you in the “Energy Savings” section that is enough energy savings to power a home for 39.5 hours.
Have fun with calculating your impact and keep recycling your cans!
of beverage cans recycled
CO2e Emissions Avoided
of food cans recycled
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