Aluminium Cans Aluminium Can Group

Predominantly used as drink cans in Australia, aluminium cans can be recycled via most kerbside and drop off recycling centres. An aluminium can is 100% recyclable; there are no labels or covers to be removed.

If your workplace or business has large quantities of aluminium cans to recycle, visit BusinessRecycling.com.au to find suitable collection or pick up service options.

Council services for Aluminium Cans

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Pick up locations for Aluminium - Cans

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Cleanaway - A Transpacific Business Please contact Cleanaway on 13 13 39 to enquire about p... NT May apply
SRS Recycling Pty Ltd Pick up of bulk quantities only. Nationally NT (Metro Area Only) May apply
Total Metal Recyclers Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Advanced Environmental Solutions Pty Ltd bulk quantities only will provide bins for service re... NT (Metro Area Only) May apply
Bevcon Recycling - (NT Cash for Containers) Pick up by prior arrangement only. Commercial quantatie... NT (Metro Area Only) Free
Seafront Scrapmetal & Machinery Pty Ltd Pick-up available for large quantities. Nationally Free
eCycleCorp Pty Ltd Bulk quantities Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply

About Aluminium Can Recycling:

  • During recycling the cans are crushed, then melted in a furnace. The liquid aluminium is then placed in moulds for shaping new aluminium products.
  • In 2005, Australians recycled over two billion aluminium cans.

Source: The Aluminium Can Group

Importance of Recycling Aluminium:

  • Recycling just one aluminium can saves enough energy to power a TV set for three hours.
  • Recycling aluminium cans saves 95 per cent of the energy it would take to make new metal from bauxite ore.

Source: Alcoa

Further Information

To find out more about aluminium can recycling

See Planet Ark's Aluminium Can Factsheet

Or visit the following websites