U.S. Air Force Academy Seizes First Place in the Great American Can Roundup

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From left to right:  Midshipman First Class Jodi Cull-Host, Midshipman Second Class Jeanelle Seals, Cadet First Class Bailee Harnett, Cadet Second Class Madison Martin, Midshipman Second Class Alyssa Whyte   Third Annual Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge Recycles More Than 40,600 Aluminum Cans WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 20, 2016 – Today, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) was honored `at… Read more »

Aluminum Can Industry Challenge Raises $85,000 for Charities by Recycling More Than 193,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans

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Rexam’s Corporate Office Receives Top Honors WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nov. 30, 2015 — Rexam’s North American Corporate Office in Chicago, IL, received top honors in the 2015 Great American Can Roundup (GACR) Industry Challenge by recycling more than 61,000 pounds of aluminum beverage cans. The GACR Industry Challenge, sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI),… Read more »

Cody, Wyoming, Valley Elementary School Reclaims First Place in Can Manufacturers Institute’s Recycling Contest

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Fifth Annual Great American Can Roundup School Challenge Recycles Nearly 142,000 Pounds of Aluminum Beverage Cans WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 18, 2015—Cody, Wyoming’s Valley Elementary School has reclaimed first place in the fifth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) School Challenge. This one room school, comprised of five students, collected and recycled nearly 11,035 pounds of aluminum… Read more »

Wyoming’s Riverton High School Alternative Program Wins Can Manufacturer Institute’s Recycling Contest

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Nearly 95,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans Recycled in the Fourth Annual GACR School Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 12, 2014—Riverton High School Alternative Program in  Riverton, WY, won first place in the fourth annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) School Challenge by collecting nearly 7,000  pounds of aluminum cans. A mere 24 students collected a little more… Read more »

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Retains First Place in Second Annual Inter-Academy Recycling Contest

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The Great American Can Roundup’s Commander-in-Chief Challenge Results in More Than 2.2 Million Recycled Cans WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2015 – For the second year, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) received top honors in the Great American Can Roundup’s (GACR) Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge. As the top recycling service academy for the 2014-2015 GACR Challenge,… Read more »