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Promoting Your Efforts


Promoting Your Efforts

One of the best ways to increase your can collections, is to get others involved. Promoting your efforts can encourage others to also recycle aluminum cans and help you raise cash. There are lots of ways you can promote your fundraising efforts.


  • Start a website that describes your fundraising challenge and solicit cans/donations.
  • Set up a PayPal account if you want people who will recycle on your behalf to be able to deposit their earnings into your account.
  • Tell your story to the local media by sending out a news release.
  • Ask businesses to serve as collection centers and publicize with posters.
  • Send an email to your friends, family and associates asking for their support.
  • Post your cause on Facebook or MySpace or other social media outlets.
  • Tweet your story through Twitter.






Did You Know?
Recycling just 1 ton of aluminum cans conserves more than 207 million Btu, the equivalent of 36 barrels of oil, or 1,665 gallons of gasoline.