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How to recycle metal lids

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Recycle jam jar lids, pickle jar lids, tuna can lids and other metal container lids:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Size restrictions:

  • Metal lids must be larger than 5 cm (approx. two inches) in diameter.
  • Tip: if the lid is about the size of the palm of your hand, it's ok to recycle.

Special instructions:

  • Where possible, place the lid inside the metal food can it came from and fold the top closed.
  • Recycle metal lid separately from glass/plastic containers.

Community recycling depot locations listed below:

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