5 things you didn’t know about cans

Did you know this about a beverage can? Here we bring you five of its superpowers courtesy of Metal Packaging Europe. We bet some of these will surprise you!

1. The wall of today’s beverage can is as thin as a human hair

  • We need less raw materials to produce beverage cans.
  • They weigh less, so it’s cheaper to transport.

2. Cans can carry up to 1,000 times their own weight

  • Beverage cans are unbreakable. You can even lift a car with four cans!

3. Cans are easily stackable

  • Only 15% of space is lost when you stack cans op top of each other.

4. Cans have a hermetic seal

  • The taste of a drink will always be the same.
  • Your drink is protected against external factors, such as gas, light, liquids, etc.

5. Cans recycle forever

  • About 80% of all metal ever produced is still in use today.
  • More than 75% of all beverage cans are recycled.
  • When we recycle beverage cans, they keep their perfect quality.

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