Are you collecting cans to recycle for cash, and wondering where do you take the cans to get paid for them?
We’ve done the research for you and below are our findings. Remember that each city and state is different – always consult with your local waste department FIRST before you make a trip to any recycling facility.
1. Try a Google search – enter in “cash for cans and your city city name”. For example, “cash for cans los angeles” – the more specific and concrete you are in your search phrasing – the better the results will pop up.
2. Ask friends – Ask your social network where they take their recyclables, this is usually the quickest route.
3. Reycle.net – this is a directory of recycling centers in the US. The big difference between this recycling directory and that of Earth911.org is that this one has for cash type centers, versus the centers in Earth911 are usually not-for-profit.
4. Earth911.org – If you simply want to recycle cans and not make money off it, then hit this directory instead. They have thousands of US recycling center listings, are updated regularly and are super easy to search.
If you know of better methods for finding local cash for cans recycling facilities, let us know in the comment area.
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