Energy required to manufacture beverage containers

Energy required to manufacture beverage containers

Column graph showing the BTU's required to manufacture a single beverage container of a given type.It requires 3,025 BTUs to manufacture a single aluminum can from scratch. A steel can requires 1,708 BTUs, a PET bottle: 2,013 BTU's, an HDPE bottle: 3,214 BTU's, and a glass bottle: 2,155 BTU's