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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 (...

Study Finds Aluminum Cans the Sustainable Package of Choice

Posted: 20 May 2015
ARLINGTON, VA. (May 20, 2015) – Aluminum cans are the most recycled and highest value beverage container on the market today, according to a new report released by the Aluminum Association and Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), and available at www.aluminum.org/CanAdvantage.com.   The aluminum can has the highest recycling rate of any...

Cody, Wyoming, Valley Elementary School Reclaims First Place in Can Manufacturers Institute’s Recycling Contest

Posted: 18 May 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 18, 2015—Cody, Wyoming’s Valley Elementary School has reclaimed first place in the fifth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) School Challenge. This one room school, comprised of five students, collected and recycled nearly 11,035 pounds of aluminum beverage cans. This equates to more than 2,200 pounds recycled per student...

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Retains First Place in Second Annual Inter-Academy Recycling Contest

Posted: 22 April 2015
From left to right:  Robert Budway, Cadet Eva Saudris, Cadet Ivonne Lassalle, Cadet Carlie Gilligan, Cadet Victor Broskey, Midshipman Peter Rockhold, Midshipman Adam Hammer, Midshipman Alex McIntosh, LTJG Maria Beltre, and Ms. Maureen Sullivan WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2015 – For the second year, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA)...

HELP FOR PICKY EATERS MAY BE AS CLOSE AS YOUR PANTRY

Posted: 10 February 2015
Studies with Moms and Children Find that Nutritious Canned Foods are Palate-Pleasing and Help Overcome Feeding Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Feb. 10, 2015 – Moms and dads, listen up: if your kids are “veggie-averse” and you’re tired of throwing untouched food away, the solution may be in your pantry…or Cantry®. A trio of recent studies...

The Beer Can Celebrates 80 Years

Posted: 23 January 2015
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as America celebrates the 80th anniversary of enjoying beer in a can – one of the country’s greatest advances, the Beer Institute, the trade association representing America’s brewers, beer importers and suppliers, and the Can Manufacturers Institute, the national trade association of the metal can manufacturing industry,...

Leading Food Groups Create ‘Back to Balance Coalition’ to Promote Balanced, Practical Nutrition Guidance

Posted: 08 December 2014
New Polling Data Shows Dietitians, Health Professionals Prefer Balanced Information Over Prescriptive Food Policies Washington, DC, December 9, 2014 – A coalition of 18 food organizations today announced the formation of a new Back to Balance Coalition aimed at promoting balanced, practical and achievable dietary guidance.  The Coalition...

Aluminum Can Manufacturers Collected 217,350 Pounds of Beverage Cans in Industry Recycling Challenge, Resulting in More Than $179,400 Donated to Charity

Posted: 20 November 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Nov. 20, 2014 –Rexam’s Beverage Can North America (BCNA) Chicago office received first place in the Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Industry Challenge by recycling more than 78,000 pounds of aluminum cans, which equates to more than 2.7 million beverage cans.   The GACR Industry Challenge, sponsored by the Can...

Aluminum Can Recycling Holds at Historically High Levels

Posted: 24 September 2014
U.S. Industry Recycling Rate Remains Above 65 Percent for Third Consecutive Year ARLINGTON, VA., September 24, 2014 — Aluminum beverage cans are once again the most recycled beverage packaging type in the United States with an industry recycling rate of 66.7 percent in 2013, according to new data released by the Aluminum Association, Can...

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