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Recycling

This section has everything you need to know about recycling at your home, business, apartment or school.



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Tin is a soft silver metal used in several alloys.  The most notable is pewter, which is 85-99% tin.

What about tin cans?

Most people think "tin cans" are tin, but they're actually made of steel, sometimes with a thin coating of tin. Coated with tin or not, metal cans of all types are recyclable.

What about tin foil?

Just like "tin cans", "tin foil" is actually Aluminum Foil. We are happy to take foil whatever you call it!

What about solder?

Lead-free solder is actually mostly tin. It's recyclable as well.

What about large pieces?

The locations below accept large as well as small pieces of tin.

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