APRIL 2010

Alcoa provides recycling bins

Alcoa will provide 50,000 recycling bins to organizations and communities throughout the United States as part of its 2010 Recycling Bin Program.

“Alcoa and the Aluminum Association have a goal of increasing the recycling rates of aluminum beverage cans in the United States from the current 54 percent to 75 percent by the year 2015,” said Greg Wittbecker, Alcoa director of recycling.

Alcoa is partnering with state organizations for allocations based on local needs.

States receiving bins include:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Missouri
  • Oklahoma
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah