Posts for June 2015

Recycle Your Aluminum and Steel Cans

Many of us take canned food for granted. It’s a modern convenience that allows us to store and keep it fresh for a longer than most other conventional ways of storing food. Canned foods and beverages are the most recycled containers in the US [Source: Can Central]. Waste Connections accepts all aluminum and steel canned food materials in our residential recycling bins. At one point in time, metal cans of food contained lead. Now, however, the three main ingredients in the metal of our canned food contain:

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