Remove From Bottles and Jars
Metal jar lids and bottle caps should be removed and disposed of separately from plastic and glass.
Plastic Caps Are Different
Plastic caps have separate disposal instructions. Find out how to dispose of plastic caps.
Recycle Metal Jar Lids
Metal jar lids greater than 2-3 inches in diameter can be recycled. Make sure they are separated from their jars so they can be sorted correctly.
Alternative Ways to Recycle
Metal Screwcaps Are Scrap Metal
Metal screw caps can be collected and recycled with other scrap metal. Simply separate aluminum caps (non-magnetic) from steel caps (magnetic).