How many aluminum cans make up a pound?

Answer Approximately 34 aluminum cans make up one pound. During the 2010 "America Recycles Day Challenge" sponsored by the Aluminum Can Council, a total of 105,676,467 aluminum cans, which weighed 3,089,0... Read More »

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How many aluminum cans make one pound?

The number of aluminum cans it takes to make a pound of aluminum varies depending on the manufactured weight of the can and the can size. The number of cans needed ranges between 25 and 33 to make ... Read More »

How many aluminum cans make 1 pound?

The Aluminum Association estimates that 34 empty aluminum cans will weigh 1 pound. In prior years, more aluminum was required for each can, so 1 pound used to equal 22 cans. Improvements in product... Read More »

How many empty aluminum cans make a pound?

According to The Aluminum Association, it takes about 34 empty aluminum cans to weigh 1 pound. In 1980, only 22 cans were needed to equal 1 pound, but improvements in technology and production have... Read More »

How many crushed aluminum cans makes one pound of aluminum?

About 25 to 33 crushed aluminum cans make one pound of aluminum. The exact number depends on the size and type of aluminum cans involved. For example, beer cans are lighter and thinner than soda ca... Read More »