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Can you recycle Cans ?

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Can you recycle Cans ?

Why you should never crush cans before putting them in the recycling

The reason for this is that it is easier for equipment to sort intact aluminium cans due to the larger surface area of the material for the eddy current separator to detect.

 

Crushed Can.jpg

 

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/you-should-never-crush-cans-14207907

 

"Oooh, I could crush a grape"

Crackerjack !!!!

 

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Minivanman
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Re: Can you recycle Cans ?

I think Eddy should find himself another job, he's obviously useless. Currents look a lot different to cans!


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Thomas A. Edison
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Re: Can you recycle Cans ?

Hello Everyone

 

We use to have a man go round our street and collect aluminium cans, never see him now, so they go for recycling, but in a few minutes time when some of the mates start to call in, we'll start off a new cycle of cans. Thumbs_Up

 

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A few decades ago Blue Peter did aluminium can collection as part of their Christmas charity appeal and encouraged the crushing of cans.  Some children even sent in pictures of their home-made can crushing 'apparatus'.  Could Blue Peter really be wrong?  A whole generation being lied to?  Couldn't happen now could it?

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Good point, I remember those can crushers.


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Re: Can you recycle Cans ?

Still available.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Babz-16oz-Crusher-Crush-500ml-Black/dp/B014746CPG/ref=sr_1_10?keywords=can+...

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Re: Can you recycle Cans ?


@Strat wrote:

Still available.

 


Hello @Strat 

 

It looks like my old potato chip maker.

 

Good luck