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Beverage cans made of aluminum, which is most beverage cans in North America. Those in Europe and Asia may be composed of about half steel.

More specific: Beer cans and Pull-tabs.

Part of Aluminum.

Place in your Blue Bin

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Please place this item in your Blue Bin. If appropriate, please empty and rinse this item. Remove any foil or plastic seals; those go in the garbage.

This applies to Plastic food bottles, jugs, and tubs, Plastic bottle and tub lids, Aluminum beverage cans, Cardboard cans, Aluminum trays and pans, Newspapers, Magazines, Phone books, Paper rolls, Paper egg cartons, Foam egg cartons, Printed paper, Foam packaging, Envelopes, and Writing paper.

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Added April 5, 2011.

Last updated September 20, 2012.

Applies to Toronto.


  • aluminium cans
  • aluminum cans
  • arizona cans
  • arizona tea cans
  • can of coke
  • can of cola
  • can of juice
  • can of pop
  • can of soda
  • cans of coke
  • cans of cola
  • cans of juice
  • cans of pop
  • cans of soda
  • coke cans
  • cola cans
  • juice cans
  • pepsi cans
  • pop cans
  • soda cans
  • soft drink cans