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Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Council Wins Great American Can Roundup Recycling Challenge

Posted: 17 June 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 17, 2016 – The Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Council wins the fifth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) Scout Council Challenge by recycling 1,772 pounds of aluminum beverage cans. These outstanding recycling efforts result in the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland receiving $500 prize money plus the value of the recycled...

Aluminum Can Maintains Position as Most Sustainable Beverage Container

Posted: 02 June 2016
2016 Key Performance Indicator Report Shows Continued High Recyclability, Material Value for CanARLINGTON, VA. –As millions of Americans gear up for picnics, concerts, hikes and other outdoor activities this summer, a new report released today by the Aluminum Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute finds that aluminum beverage cans remain...

Wyoming’s Riverton Alternative High School Wins Aluminum Recycling Challenge

Posted: 19 May 2016
Can Manufacturers Institute’s Great American Can Roundup School Challenge Participants Recycles More Than 146,500 Pounds of Aluminum Beverage Cans WASHINGTON, DC—May 19, 2016—Riverton Alternative High School in Wyoming takes top honors in the sixth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) School Challenge.  Twenty-two students collected...

U.S. Air Force Academy Seizes First Place in the Great American Can Roundup

Posted: 20 April 2016
From left to right:  Midshipman First Class Jodi Cull-Host, Midshipman Second Class Jeanelle Seals, Cadet First Class Bailee Harnett, Cadet Second Class Madison Martin, Midshipman Second Class Alyssa Whyte Third Annual Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge Recycles More Than 40,600 Aluminum CansWASHINGTON, D.C. – April...

Can Manufacturers Institute’s “Open Up to Cans” Video Wins Silver

Posted: 07 March 2016
Fixation Marketing Produced and Directed Award Winning Video Washington, DC – March 4, 2016 – Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), in partnership with Fixation Marketing, received a Silver Award in the 2015 All Media Contest, sponsored by Association TRENDS Magazine. The winning entry, a custom video with two-minute and 60-second versions, was...

Can Manufacturers Institute Disappointed in Limiting Language in New Dietary Guidelines

Posted: 07 January 2016
The Can Manufacturers Institute commends the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture for recommending all forms of fruits and vegetables in the new dietary guidelines. However, we’re disappointed in the limiting language included, such as “no-sugar-added versions” and “no-salt-added.”It is...

Aluminum Can Industry Challenge Raises $85,000 for Charities by Recycling More Than 193,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans

Posted: 30 November 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Nov. 30, 2015 – Rexam’s North American Corporate Office in Chicago, IL, received top honors in the 2015 Great American Can Roundup (GACR) Industry Challenge by recycling more than 61,000 pounds of aluminum beverage cans. The GACR Industry Challenge, sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), collected and recycled 193,...

New Research Reveals Consumer Preference for Aluminum Beverage Cans

Posted: 05 August 2015
WASHINGTON, DC—August 4, 2015 – Numerous packaging attributes are critical to consumers when making beverage choices, according to new data from the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI). The research, which is conducted to support the new Open Up to Cans campaign, focuses on four core beverage can performance benefits: product taste and integrity,...

Can Manufacturers Institute Announces Open Up to Cans Aluminum Beverage Campaign

Posted: 15 July 2015
WASHINGTON, DC—July 14, 2015 – The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) launched a new campaign to promote the aluminum can as a superior package for specialty and premium beverages, based on new data regarding consumer sentiment. The campaign, Open up to Cans, will enlighten and inspire the beverage industry about the benefits of the aluminum can in...

Nearly 2.5 Million Beverage Cans Recycled For The Great American Can Roundup Scout Council Challenge

Posted: 08 June 2015
Girl Scouts of Louisiana - Pines to the Gulf Council Receives Top Honors in Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 5, 2015 – Girl Scouts of Louisiana - Pines to the Gulf Council takes top honors, $500 prize money plus the value of the recycled aluminum as champion of the fourth annual Great American Can Roundup (...

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