How many aluminum soda cans weigh a pound?

Answer Manufacturers find ways to reduce the amount of aluminum required to make an aluminum can. In 1972, it took approximately 22 empty soda cans to weigh a pound. In 2002, approximate 34 empty soda can... Read More »

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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 »

How many cans of aluminum equal a pound?

There are 34.21 aluminum cans in one pound. When recycling cans for money, it is said you should estimate a trade rate on one to two cents per can. However, some recycling centers pay higher for la... 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 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 »