Recycling Near You - Aluminium Cans in the Tamworth Regional Council area

Aluminium Cans

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.

Local Services

Fortnightly Service

Fully commingled 240L recycling bin

Fortnightly

All Properties Eligable for a Garbage Service will also receive a Recycling Service

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Aluminium - Cans

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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