MARCH 2008

Cities recycle over 190 million aluminum cans during national challenge

The U.S. Conference of Mayors, Novelis, Inc. and Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) announced the winners in the fourth annual Cans for Cash: City Recycling Challenge. To encourage recycling, the program challenges like-sized cities to compete against each other in aluminum can collection for monetary awards.

During October 2007, more than 50 cities collected over 191 million used beverage cans.

The winners of the $5,000 awards, listed by division, for the most aluminum cans recycled are: