Recycling aluminum has become fun with the solar-powered recycling robot, Dr. R.E. Cycler, that crushes aluminum beverage cans to prep them for recycling.

The robot, whose full name is Dr. Robotic Environmentalist Cycler, is the latest creation of Florida Robotics, a company that makes entertainment and promotional robots to sell in the U.S. and 30 other countries.

To see the Dr. R.E. Cycler in action, people place a can in his mouth and watch through his clear chest and belly as the can gets crushed. The robot crushes a standard 12-ounce aluminum can to less than one inch in size in seconds.

Click here to read the Earth911 article and watch a video of Dr. R.E. Cycler in action.