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How to dispose of nails, nuts and bolts

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Nails, nuts, and bolts


Usable nails, nuts and bolts

Reuse or donate usable nails, nuts, bolts and other fasteners:

  • Give to family and friends for reuse.
  • Post on an online bartering website like Kijiji.
  • Some private companies may accept reusable building materials - check the Alberta Recycling Hotline for options.

Unusable nails, nuts and bolts

Used, bent or broken nails and metal fasteners can be disposed of in your black cart as garbage. Double bag and tie closed before disposing.​​​

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