Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis,” a recent study conducted by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling, shows that the U.S. recycling rate for automotive aluminum has climbed to 91 percent.

The study’s findings are based on information gathered from both private and public sector researchers regarding the high sustainability of aluminum in vehicle manufacturing.

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A study released late last month by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling indicates that the recycling rate for aluminum in the United States automotive industry is at 91 percent overall.

The study, entitled “Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis,” is a peer-reviewed study and received funding from the Aluminum Association. It backs up research done previously by both public and private sector researchers regarding the high sustainability of aluminum in vehicle manufacturing.

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