Tom Dobbins and Robert Budway write on The Hill how aluminum cans can save our recycling system.
- Last year $810 million worth of aluminum cans was sent to landfills instead of being recycled.
- States must improve recycling infrastructure and add their own deposit systems for aluminum cans in order to incentivize recycling.
- If every aluminum can in the United States was recycled, we could prevent up to 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
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