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[noun] -- a sealed container for food, beverages, etc., as of aluminum, sheet iron coated with tin, or other metal.

[recycl-onym] -- such metals can be readily melted down and remade into the very same container type.

Aluminum cans and tin cans, even metal bottle caps, clean aluminum plates

These can be recycled here instead >> Refrigerators and washers/dryers are also recycled for their metal and can be brought to drop off centers. For a limited time Idaho Power might pay you for your fridge and pick it up (click here for details)

Goes to the Dump: Aluminum/tin foils; aerosal cans; paint buckets; steel; propane bottles.




Simply bundle all the aluminum & tin cans together in a separate container as here:

Drop Offs

You can take this material to recycle at drop offs in:


Did you know...

  • Locally we recycle nearly 16 tons of aluminum cans each year, saving over 650,000 pounds of carbon pollution, over 12,000 gallons of gasoline and over 430,000 kilowatt hours of electricity.
  • On average, recycling your newspapers generates nearly $18,500 in revenues each year.
  • Your recycling participation contributes to our average 16% recycling rate and helps boost our total recycling revenues to over $126,440 on average.
  • Here's generally how your metal cans are recycled:
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