accept the following for recycling:
- Drinks cans, eg soft drinks cans, beer cans, etc.
- Food cans, eg fruit & vegetable tins, sauce cans, etc.
wash, put lids inside cans and squash
types of food cans are accepted. Food cans should always be washed
as dirty food cans attract vermin. The lids should be put inside
as they may have sharp edges and the cans should be squashed
by standing on one side.
interesting facts about steel recycling:
cans are often called 'tin cans' because of the thin
layer of tin which protects the surface of the can
is the worlds most recycled metal
steel has always been part of the steel making process
- it is more environmentally friendly than using raw
material as it produces less emissions and saves 70%
of the energy needed.