Aluminum cans represent the most clear and present opportunity to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Every year the equivalent of 20 million barrels of oil is lost as a result of not recycling the 55 billion cans that were thrown away.
It really is a no brainer. A bottle deposit bill would capture this lost resource and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
See the report below for lots more information about how aluminum effects all of us.
Foiling the Aluminum Industry