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How to recycle metal food and beverage cans

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Metal food and beverage cans

Recycle metal coffee cans, canned food containers, cookie tins, candy tins and biscuit tins:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Special instructions

  • Put metal lids inside the empty cans and squeeze the tops closed far enough to keep the lids from falling out (see image).
  • Paper labels are ok to leave on.
  • Take pop and other drink cans to an for a refund on any applicable deposit paid at the time of purchase.

Community recycling depot locations listed below:

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