Recycling Programs & Initiatives

Working Together for a Healthy Environment

The Can Manufacturers Institute has a deep commitment to enhancing environmental awareness across the nation. That dedication is the foundation for CMI’s multi-faceted community involvement and educational strategies. This entails promoting civic recycling participation, sponsoring recycling events and distributing educational materials about the importance of ecological preservation. CMI’s programs include:

Policies to Get More Cans Back

One policy that has proven to get many cans back is a Deposit Return System. For the can industries latest thinking on deposits, see the Op-Ed and Principles Document that CMI jointly wrote with the Aluminmm Association.