Thursday 23rd, at 9am, in The choice is yours, Sheila and Dorothee talked about Aluminum cans.
Aluminum where does it come from? What is the industrial process that goes into it ? The recycling : what’s up since China is refusing our trash for recycling? What about the natural flavors used in those canned fizzy waters? Are cans safe for the food inside ? And what about the plastic lining inside the can?
Here below is the list of the websites that helped in the research if you want to go further in the subject :
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About bauxite mining : Bauxite: Guinea’s mineral wealth | Global 300
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Disease related in MalaysiaIn Jamaica Observer
Bauxite dependency in jamaicaIn USA
About transformation from bauxite to aluminium : Producing Endless Possibilities: Alcoa Global Bauxit Can Manufacturers Institute
About BPA : https://www.wired.com/2015/03/secret-life-aluminum-can-true-modern-marvel/https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/bpa/faq-20058331
https://www.webmd.com/children/bpa#3About BPA substitutes?
About local recycling : www.plasticsfreeca.org
About processing : http://www.ball.com/na
About recycling :2019 Recycling Industry Yearbookhttps://www.aluminum.org/sustainability/aluminum-recyclingAluminium recycling – How it works by Norsk Hydr https://vangelinc.com/the-current-state-of-recycling-in-america/
Non ferrous scrap
Pastic vs Aluminium vs Glass
About the recycling crisis : U.S. Recycling Industry Is Struggling To Figure Out A Future Without ChinaBloomsberg
About natural flavors :
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