How to recycle/dispose of foil products

aluminum cans, bimetal (steel) cans and tins, and aluminum foil products

What items are accepted?

We accept aluminum foil products, such as

  • foil wrap
  • pie plates
  • other aluminum food trays

How do you prepare your items?

Wipe or rinse foil, plates and trays to remove food residue, and place them into your recycling bin.

To keep foil from blowing out of your bin at the curb, crumple it into a ball.

We also accept foil products for drop-off at the Shady Grove Transfer Station and Processing Facility.

What foil items are not accepted?

If your items have significant amounts of food residue on them, put them into the trash. For example, it can be very difficult to clean lasagne pans of baked on cheese and sauce.

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