Steel & Aluminum Cans: Empty and rinse
Frequently Asked Questions
We accept aluminum and steel cans. We also accept Aerosol Cans generated from the kitchen and bath ONLY. NO other type of metal is accepted.
There’s no need to remove labels, bottom lids or flatten steel cans. Please rinse out cans if the product is thick, like pudding.
No, please DO NOT flatten aluminum cans or any recyclable container. Flattening bottles or containers will not allow them to separate away from paper products when processed through our automated equipment.
No. These items are a lighter gauge aluminum with a lower flash point than aluminum cans. Because of the low flash point, there is no useable material when melted if mixed with aluminum cans. Aluminum cooking foils, pans and trays also contain food waste, which cannot be recycle.
Yes, Aerosol Cans generated from the kitchen and bathroom can be recycled. Aerosol Cans generated from the garage or shed are NOT accepted.
Yes, lids should be removed prior to recycling.
Yes, remove and dispose of the lidding film/membrane.