Metal Cans


Updated on March 9, 2019



Metal can should be "mostly clean." Quickly rinse or wipe out food before putting in the bin.


Buy fresh and from the bulk section using a reusable bag or container instead.


Metal cans (e.g. soup, beans) are usually made of steel and tin. Mining is associated with a number of environmental and social concerns, but metal can be continuously recycled so the need for more raw material can and should be minimized, such as by increasing recycling.

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