How much can you get for aluminum cans?

Answer Some states, such as Michigan, require a deposit on aluminum cans and refund that deposit if the cans are returned empty. Other states have scrap recycling companies, where the aluminum cans may be... Read More »

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How much are aluminum cans worth?

The value of aluminum, as with any other metal, is prone to fluctuation. As of 2010, the value of used aluminum cans ranges from $0.28 to $0.55 per pound, while the value of new aluminum cans is hi... Read More »

How much do I get for recycling aluminum cans in California?

In the state of California, you will receive five cents for each can you recycle that holds less than 24 ounces, and you will receive ten cents for every can that you recycle that holds 24 ounces o... Read More »

How many crushed aluminum cans makes one pound of aluminum?

About 25 to 33 crushed aluminum cans make one pound of aluminum. The exact number depends on the size and type of aluminum cans involved. For example, beer cans are lighter and thinner than soda ca... Read More »

Who discovered aluminum cans?

The aluminum can with pull-tab was invented in 1959 by Ermal Cleon Fraze from Dayton, Ohio. The pull-tab was a way to open the can by pulling the tab up. In 1963, it was patented and then sold to t... Read More »