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Cron Corks produced worldwideHow many crown corks produced worldwide?The crown cork was first invented 1892 in Baltimore by William Painter. It is used to hermetically seal a bottle. Nowadays crown corks not only feed the purposeof sealing a bottle - they are collected, played with and even used in famous art works. Usually crown corks are made from aluminium butthere is always the problem how to keepthe gas in a bottle of beer after it isopened but for these cases there are also crown corks made from silicone that can be put in the dishwasher after they were used.If adding up the numbers it's incredible how many crown corks are produced worldwide, used and thrown away. Even though people were asking if this could be a risk for theenvironment the good news is that they are recyclable.Every year more than 1.25 trillioncrown corks are produced on this planet which means over 3.4 billion a day. One crown cork weighs roughly 2 grams so the weight comes to 2.5 million metric tons of crown corks a year. This is an unimaginable number.