Aluminium Cans Market Assessment, Australia

October 11, 2023

Ever wondered what happens to the aluminium cans you recycle? A recent study by the International Aluminium Institute has revealed that the majority of aluminium cans recycled by Australians are being used to make a new generation of aluminium cans, closing the can-to-can recycling loop.

The Australian Aluminium Council has, today, released the findings of the study which analysed regulatory schemes, collection infrastructure, recycling and landfill rates and regional trade flows of used beverage cans (UBC) scrap to help understand what happens to cans in Australia after they are collected and exported.

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