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How to recycle glass mason jars and metal canning lids

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Canning jars and lids

Glass jar

Recycle glass mason and canning jars:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Special instructions

  • Remove metal lids (including lids with a rubber seal) and recycle as a separate item in your blue cart.
  • Put decorative mason jars that aren't intended for food storage in your black cart as garbage (paint, glue and other decorative materials cannot be recycled).

Community recycling depot locations listed below:

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Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool