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Think well you know recycling some people do it.
Others kind of blown off in point ten -- 56 billion -- camps were recycled.
Save any energy equivalent up fifteen million barrels of crude oil.
Our calls at the forefront of making this process nearly instantaneous.
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-- -- -- -- Well early today for you to do that.
-- it's happy hour somewhere Charles -- at any given point.
You know what -- caps have not lives well the wave that they could recycle these days that Alcoa.
This aluminum -- could have an infinite number of lots of back from drinking at.
Basically -- at.
And then smelting it -- put through the whole process this camp could end up to sixty days later on your table.
And you could be drinking from but again that's Schmidt is the director of the recycling program here at Alcoa which is just got bigger and bigger -- that that's.
-- -- thanks for being here He brought some treats here these -- thousand pound bales of crushed cans talk about the process of what happens right now from here.
Okay actually Alcoa -- been involved in the process of a lot recycling aluminum cans ever since the time that we invented the process for making aluminum.
And so that's continue to grow and grow and whether it's including you know it additional capacity to recycle -- that packages that are in these sales behind us.
-- whether it's including additional recycled content in our new products.
It's very important -- -- and so we're really proud to be.
A part of a growing an important industry in terms of energy savings especially yeah and what happens with this bail right now of of a thousand pounds worth of eleven.
Quit within about sixty days will take a bail like this take it back to our factory and actually that factory where these -- came from is the largest facility to recycle aluminum cans in the world.
That's an east Tennessee just outside of Knoxville Tennessee.
And will press them up melt them down there and rolling back out into sheets so that can makers can use them and they'll end up -- new the new patents now it's not like gum.
It doesn't lose its -- or property aluminum what do you make it go through this process again that's one of the reasons that we call it the miracle metal if you think about it there's no limit to that the -- times that you can recycling aluminum can or any aluminum product over and over and over again without losing any of its properties.
Let's walk over here to show.
What the then recycled aluminum from cans goes into it now this is -- -- An aluminum wheel and at one of the other things that makes aluminum the Green metal beyond its infinite recycle ability is also the fact that it's so light weight in -- auto makers or.
People who run trucks up and down the roads can lightweight their vehicles by using.
Aluminum instead of steel and at the energy savings component if we improve the energy this door for example also made out of this is that this is an aluminum door on the other side of this.
Little did this little model is -- steel door.
An auto makers can lightweight vehicles by about 40% simply by switching from steel to aluminum and that's what's behind.
The tremendous push for aluminum in the auto industry today.
That gives us both the opportunity to get more mileage on a tank of gas and it helps them reach the new mileage standards that -- -- to chase -- now anybody who has a Smartphone.
Or for example a tablet.
Might be now holding a recycled piece of aluminum -- their hands as well right so what are we looking at -- -- self pacing in these are we have a new product that made 25% recycled content which is something new that's in the market.
And avenue -- also chasing the next frontier which is.
ER I which is the largest.
To try to get additional material back out of that system because that's a growing concern for a lot of consumers and it's a concern to us to because there's a lot of metal that we wanna get back from -- -- They use the three recycled metal and what's incredible list it's a it's.
Dozens and dozens of barrels of oil per camp so thank you -- great to see you.
That's a bit and as we walked back over here to this -- I don't know -- -- -- so cool.
You can find any kind of drink that you wanted -- I was looking for Mike's Hard Lemonade and -- about it earlier but you know here's your Diet -- a lot of people are.
Pretty proud -- that it and Charles I found here.
Now do right here.
That's a -- -- caught up in the next hour you guys.
-- client felt the chairman and CEO -- call it you know Fox Business exclusive we have a lot to discuss with him but why is aluminum prices prices gone up.
Over the past week it is down over the past year and He has said in the past he's worried about speculators gyrating up price.
And hurting his stock price we'll talk to him about that.
We'll talk about their expansion what He thinks of all that's going on in Europe.
And of course there's this kickback scandal internationally that surrounding -- right now couple of people have been arrested.
We look at the first comment from plus want help on that issue is prepared to talk about that and so much more.
Live from Whitehall Michigan in the Fox Business exclusive you'll see it right here on at the end thank you very thank you very much let's planning their way.
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