Metal & Aluminum Recyclables
Aluminum can recycling is beneficial for manufacturers as it is refined and melted into large blocks of metal. From there, aluminum cans are rolled out into sheets which are sent to manufacturers to be made into new pop cans. The recycling time it takes for an aluminum can to be used, recycled, and made back into an aluminum can takes less than 60 days.
Common household metals that are recyclable:
- Aluminum bottles (such as alcoholic beverages)
- Aluminum foil
- Aluminum pop cans
- Empty aerosol cans
- Empty and dry paint cans
- Soda cans
- Soup cans
- Steel soup cans
- Tin cans
** Lids and labels can remain on metal recycling products. Do not feel as though they have to be thoroughly cleaned out as our machines take all metals through multiple cleaning cycles.
Due to safety regulations, First Star Recycling CANNOT accept any steel or aluminum cans that have had motor oils or other automotive substances in them. When automotive substances get into our system, all other recyclables are damaged as toxins are released into the other products creating unsafe gases and toxins for our bodies.