Discover how your garbage gets another life!

By recycling, you give materials new life. Some items travel through the recycling and manufacturing process and are back on the store shelf in as little as 30 days! Your aluminum can, water bottle, or cereal box can become many different things — we’ve picked just a few to feature here. Check out the key steps that six materials go through to become new products.

Find out what each material wants to be…

Butter Tub

cereal box

Cereal Box

aluminum can

Aluminum Can

steel can

Steel Food Can

glass bottle

Glass Bottle