Recycling Rates for PET Plastic and Aluminum in Sweden and the US (1984 - 2004)

Recycling Rate for Aluminum Cans in Sweden and the U.S. (1984-2004)

The Swedes have an impressive over 80% aluminum can recycling rate, which makes our US efforts look comparatively weak, at a rate of just over 50% that's been backsliding from a hi of almost 60% in 1992. Let's get with it!

The Swedes have an impressive over 80% aluminum can recycling rate, which makes our US efforts look comparatively weak, at a rate of under 50% that's been backsliding from a high of almost 60% in 1992. Let's get with it!

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Recycling Rate for PET Plastic Bottles in Sweden and U.S. (1984-2004)

Side-by-side comparison of Sweden and U.S. recycling rates for both aluminum and plastic

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