## How much money do you get for recycling cans in Virginia?

Scrap Metal Prices in Virginia, United States

Aluminum Scrap | ||
---|---|---|

Material | Average Price | Price Unit |

Aluminum Cans Scrap | 0.45 | USD/LB |

Aluminum Foil Scrap | 0.10 | USD/LB |

Irony Aluminum Scrap | 0.09 | USD/LB |

## Can you get money for recycled cans?

On average, you can get paid a little over $0.80 per pound of aluminum, with states like Michigan and California paying out close to $0.10 per can. That’s $3.20 a pound just for recycling a bunch of cans!

**How many cans does it take to make $1000?**

If we say a case of beer is $20.00, then $1000 will buy 50 cases (1200 cans). It takes about 32 cans per pound of aluminum, so those 1200 cans would weigh roughly 37.5 pounds.

### How many cans do I need to make 20 dollars?

How many aluminum cans does it take to make $20? At 31 cans per pound , you’d need 1938 cans.

### How many cans do I need to make $1000?

**How many cans do I need to make $20?**

## How many aluminum cans does it take to make $20?

At an average of 59 cents per pound, that makes a single can worth about 1.8 cents. At that rate, you could make $20 for about 1,000 cans (or 84 12-packs of 12-ounce cans).

## How many aluminum cans do I need to make $20?

The weight of a can fluctuates with various brand designs, but they tend to be around a half-ounce per can. At an average of 59 cents per pound, that makes a single can worth about 1.8 cents. At that rate, you could make $20 for about 1,000 cans (or 84 12-packs of 12-ounce cans).

**What is the state of recycling in Virginia?**

Prices plunged and with them, recyclers’ revenue. In Virginia, as elsewhere, some businesses that haul or process our waste have gone bankrupt, closed or moved. Some cities have had to cancel their curbside recycling programs — meaning those materials are now going to the dump.

### How much money can you make recycling cans?

If you live in a state with a bottle bill, you can earn five to ten times the amount per can that you’d earn if you live in a state without a bottle bill. For instance, if you could collect 1,000 cans per week, at 10 cents per can, you would make $100 per week.

### Are there any recycling carts in Manassas VA?

The Virginia Recycling Association is monitoring a bill moving through Congress that would harmonize what can and can’t go through recycling carts, said Monica Boehringer, the association’s vice president and recycling coordinator for the city of Manassas. “That lack of consistency is confusing,” she said.

**Where can I recycle things in Chesapeake VA?**

Sorters sift through recycling as it passes by on a conveyor belt, pulling out items that cannot be recycled or will damage the machinery at TFC Recycling in Chesapeake on October 7, 2019. (Sarah Holm/The Virginian Pilot)