Fact sheets

Think Cans downloadable PDFs provide comprehensive information about aluminium and recycling – looking at material properties, the importance (and process) of recycling and much more. To download, just click the link under the images (make sure you have an Adobe PDF reader).

All about aluminium

Some killer facts about aluminium and the properties that make it unique and valuable.


Canny facts from can history

Key dates that track aluminium from its discovery to its commercial use today.


Fun facts about aluminium can recycling

Bring to life the scale of the aluminium recycling business with these fun facts.


How aluminium cans are recycled

A step-by-step summary of the aluminium can recycling process.


Why recycle

A handout that sums up just why it's so important to recycle aluminium cans.