Benefits of Beverage Cans With its many inherent benefits, the beverage can continues to be the preferred package for marketers and consumers. Image Consider These Factors 100% recyclable Beverage cans are 100% recyclable and can be continuously reprocessed with absolutely no degradation in performance or quality. Convenient and portable Lightweight and durable, beverage cans are an ideal fit for active lifestyles without the risk of accidental breakage. Range of sizes, shapes and decoration options They are available in a diverse range of sizes, shapes and decoration options allowing brands to express their unique personality – and consumers to choose brands they identify with. Complete barrier against light and oxygen Metal cans offer a complete barrier against light and oxygen which can affect a drink’s flavor and freshness. Chill more quickly Beverage cans chill more quickly than other packaging formats. Large, printable surface area Beverage cans have a large, printable surface area that serves as a 360-degree billboard for brands on shelves, which is typically not feasible with other package formats. Most recycled beverage package in the world Aluminum cans are the most recycled beverage package in the world and have a significantly higher global average recycling rate than PET bottles. Aluminum and steel are the most valuable of all major recycled materials In fact, the materials are so valuable that they more than pay for the cost of their own collection and effectively subsidize the recycling of other, less valuable materials.