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May 19, 2016, 15:00 ET Wyoming's Riverton Alternative High School Wins Aluminum Recycling Challenge

 Riverton Alternative High School in Wyoming takes top honors in the sixth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) School Challenge....


Feb 01, 2016, 08:44 ET New Survey Finds Canned Foods Help Mom Solve Dinnertime Dilemmas

Here's a reality check: 60 percent of moms think that coming up with dinner ideas is more difficult than getting their children to go to bed on...


Nov 30, 2015, 13:00 ET Aluminum Can Industry Challenge Raises $85,000 for Charities by Recycling More Than 193,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans

Rexam's North American Corporate Office in Chicago, IL, received top honors in the 2015 Great American Can Roundup (GACR) Industry Challenge by...


Jun 08, 2015, 12:30 ET Nearly 2.5 Million Beverage Cans Recycled For The Great American Can Roundup Scout Council Challenge

 Girl Scouts of Louisiana - Pines to the Gulf Council takes top honors, $500 prize money plus the value of the recycled aluminum as champion of...


Feb 10, 2015, 14:42 ET Help For Picky Eaters May Be As Close As Your Pantry

 Moms and dads, listen up: if your kids are "veggie-averse" and you're tired of throwing untouched food away, the solution may be in your...


Nov 20, 2014, 13:00 ET Aluminum Can Manufacturers Collected 217,350 Pounds of Beverage Cans in Industry Recycling Challenge, Resulting in More Than $179,400 Donated to Charity

Rexam's Beverage Can North America (BCNA) Chicago office received first place in the Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Industry Challenge by...


Jun 05, 2014, 12:00 ET More Than 57,000 Pounds of Aluminum Recycled For The Great American Can RoundUp Scout Council Challenge

 Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council receives National Recycling Champion award in the third annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR)...


May 14, 2014, 09:05 ET Canned Foods Linked To Healthier Eating Habits

New research shows people who eat canned foods typically have healthier diets and consume more essential nutrients. Canned foods are also...


May 12, 2014, 11:00 ET Wyoming's Riverton High School Alternative Program Wins Can Manufacturer Institute's Recycling Contest

Riverton High School Alternative Program in Riverton, WY, won first place in the fourth annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) School...


Apr 22, 2014, 14:39 ET U.S. Coast Guard Academy Wins Overall in Inter-Academy Recycling Contest Sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute

 The U.S. Coast Guard Academy claimed top honors in the Great American Can RoundUp's (GACR) first Commander-in-Chief's Challenge by recycling...


Jan 16, 2014, 09:42 ET Can Manufacturers Institute Wins Gold in Association TRENDS' 2013 All-Media Contest

 Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) won top honors for its sustainability microsite and direct marketing piece from the Association TRENDS'...


Nov 18, 2013, 13:06 ET Aluminum Can Industry Recycling Challenge Collects 178,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans Resulting in More Than $133,600 Donated to Charity

 The Great American Can RoundUp Industry Challenge, sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), declares Rexam Beverage Can North...


Nov 15, 2013, 14:54 ET Can Manufacturers Institute's Industry Recycling Challenge Raises $133,695 for Local Charities

 The aluminum beverage can industry raised $133,695 for local charities by recycling 178,099 pounds of cans, which equates to more than 5.7...


Nov 15, 2013, 14:43 ET Fourth Annual Great American Can Roundup School Challenge Officially Launches

 Local schools around the country are invited to participate in the fourth annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR) School Challenge as the...


Jul 11, 2013, 10:02 ET Canned Foods Stocked In 98 Percent Of Americans' Kitchens

 A new survey commissioned by Cans Get You Cooking™, a program of the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), reveals that for a majority of...


Jun 05, 2013, 10:33 ET Second Annual Great American Can Roundup Scout Council Challenge Winners Announced

 Girl Scout Troop 50044 continued their streak as the top national recycling troop in the second annual Great American Can Roundup (GACR)...


May 13, 2013, 13:48 ET Third Annual Great American Can Roundup School Challenge Winners Announced

Valley Elementary School in Cody, Wyoming, brought home national recycling champion honors in the Great American Can Roundup (GACR) School...


Apr 22, 2013, 14:13 ET U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Squadron Wins Can Manufacturers Institute's Recycling Contest

 The United States Air Force Academy Cadet Squadron 09 won the inaugural Great American Can Roundup (GACR) contest by recycling a total of...


Feb 14, 2013, 11:27 ET Cans Get You Cooking Campaign Encourages Consumers To Unseal The Power Of Cans

 The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) launched Cans Get You Cooking, a multi-year, fully-integrated campaign launching nationwide during...


Aug 14, 2012, 17:08 ET New Research Confirms Americans Depend on Canned Fruits and Vegetables

With more than 46 million Americans participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program[1] and 12.8 million Americans...


May 16, 2012, 12:03 ET New Study Underscores Canned Foods' Importance to Help Address IOM Weight of the Nation Conference Report Recommendations

 Last week the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued its obesity-prevention report at the Weight of the Nation™ conference hosted by the...


May 24, 2011, 15:10 ET Schools Recycle Over 2.3 Million Cans, Raising More Than $34,000 In National Competition

Can Industry Pays Additional $36,000 to Top Recycling Schools in First Annual Event Schools across America recycled more than 2.3 million...


Feb 03, 2011, 08:00 ET Recycle Cans to Feed the Hungry During National Canned Food Month

Can Manufacturers Institute and Food For All Encourage Recycling Donations During February While the positive environmental impact of recycling...


Nov 15, 2010, 09:41 ET Can Manufacturers Institute Partners With Non-Profit Food For All in Great American Can RoundUp

-- Celebrates America Recycles Day On November 15 – The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is proud to announce non-profit organization...


Sep 15, 2010, 09:44 ET On Your Mark -- Get Set -- Recycle!

-- Can Manufacturers Institute Launches the Great American Can RoundUp – To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the beverage can this year,...