Berkeley

Bottle Caps

Bottle Caps
bin icon

Special

Instructions

Plastic and metal bottle caps can be recycledinthe blue, recycling bin. Please note: They must be attached to a container before this can happen.

Loose caps can entangle recycling machinery. If you have a loose bottle cap, please put it in the grey landfill cart.

Alternatives

Opt for a drink in a reusable glass or bottle instead, and carry it with you.

Facts

Metal bottle caps and jar lids are mainly made from steel (some bottle caps are aluminum) with a polyethylene (plastic) lining. The plastic lining will be burnt off when the metal is processed to make new metal products.

Want to be quickly up to speed about recyling in Berkeley?

Discover our recycling guidelines

Related Items

Plastic Coffee Cup Lids
Plastic Bags, Wrap & Film
Gift Wrap
Construction and demolition materials
Sharps, Syringes & Needles
Televisions
Antifreeze
Batteries
String Lights
Metals

Test Your Recycling Knowledge

From easy to hard

Start Quiz