• Fun Facts

  • Automobiles are made almost 100% of recycled steel. 

    Recycling just one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a tv for 3 hours or the equivalent of 1/2 a gallon of gas. 

    An aluminum can that is thrown away will still be a can 500 years from now. 

    The energy saved by steel recycling is equal to the power used by 18 million homes each year. 

    There were 26 cars recycled every minute in 2001.

    60% of the worlds lead supply comes from recycled car batteries. 

    It takes about 45 seconds to shred a car to fist size pieces. 

    Americans throw away enough iron and steel to supply all the nations automakers on a continuous basis.