Do you actually know how metal drinks cans and food tins are recycled? This video from Recycle Now has the skinny, including lots of fun facts to impress your mates. Magnets! Temperatures of up to 750ºcC! Re-manufactured cans hitting supermarket shelves within eight weeks!
If you're ever unsure about what can be recycled, Recycle Now has a brilliant list, from foreign coins to smoke alarms.