Aluminum is replacing plastic at the Super Bowl

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Fifty thousand aluminum cups will replace plastic containers for beer and liquor at the Super Bowl this Sunday as the Hard Rock Stadium tries to go green. (PepsiCo will also serve its drinks in aluminum.) It’s not clear how much better the switch is for the environment, though — and the best option is probably to ditch these single-use cups altogether.

The Welford Road Stadium in the UK, home of the Leicester Tigers, started using reusable cups in 2019 to cut down its waste. Now, the 18,000 pints it sells each game can be used again and again instead of getting thrown out each time.

Aluminum is trending for beverage containers as a way to stop plastic pollution from clogging up oceans. It’s…

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