EARTH DAY PRESS RELEASE: LOCAL RECYCLING COMPANY SAVES ENOUGH ENERGY TO POWER EVERY HOME IN MINNEAPOLIS
Recycling at Spectro Alloys Corp will save enough energy to power over 200,000 homes this year
Rosemount, MN, April 22, 2016 – While their electric bills won’t disappear, Minneapolis residents can feel good about the fact that local aluminum recycling will save enough energy to cover all of their consumption this year. In addition, annual aluminum recycling at Spectro Alloys will reduce CO2 emissions equivalent to taking 80,000 cars off the road.*
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Spectro Alloys recycles regionally sourced post-consumer aluminum, then sells it to Minnesota’s die cast and foundry businesses, where it becomes new lawn mower engines, car parts, transmission cases, etc. A St. Paul foundry even makes playground equipment from aluminum recycled at Spectro Alloys.
About Spectro: Spectro Alloys recycles post-consumer scrap aluminum and sells to die cast and foundry businesses, where the aluminum becomes new lawn mower engines, car parts, playground equipment, etc. Spectro Alloys strengthens the local economy, supporting hundreds of jobs and providing recycled raw materials for Minnesota’s manufacturers. Spectro employees work proudly every day knowing they significantly reduce the impact of humans on the environment.
*Energy/CO2 savings compared to producing virgin aluminum. Click here for citation.