How to dispose of pots, pans and other metal cooking items
Usable pots and pans
Donate usable pots, frying pans, bakeware and cutlery to participating charities or private metal recyclers. Contact your preferred charity to confirm what type of donations they are accepting. Some options include:
- Diabetes Canada
- Cerebral Palsy
- Goodwill Alberta
- Kidney Clothes
- Calgary Drop In Centre
- Women in Need Society.
Unusable pots and pans
Put broken pots, frying pans, cookie sheets, baking sheets, muffin trays and cutlery in your black cart as garbage.
Some private companies may buy scrap metal, charge a fee or accept items for free. Find options at The Yellow Pages under Metal Recycling or contact these local metal recyclers:
You can also take them to a City landfill for metal recycling. Landfill charges will apply.
Landfill locations listed below: