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Recycling Plastic Coffee Containers for Cash

Where can I recycle Folgers plastic coffee cans for money?

By phyllis from Galt, CA

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February 15, 20100 found this helpful

Why not give them to an elementary school teacher to use in crafts projects with the kids!

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February 16, 20100 found this helpful

Thank you for your feedback. I really appreciate it.

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February 18, 20100 found this helpful

I am not sure you can anymore. The metal ones are recyclable and the plastic are too. In VA, where I live, you can get paid for aluminum soda cans at certain shopping center malls where you can drive up and weigh them, and a guy will give you money.

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But, I think everything else is recyclable. Good luck!

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February 24, 20100 found this helpful

I have never heard of recycling the Folger plastic coffee containers. Are you locked into just Folger coffee, no others will do? You may want to consider recycling a Folger container by refilling the container with other brands of coffee on sale, cuts down on accumulating Folger containers. I like the Folger container because it's easier to pick up.
That's what I do, refill.

Outside, I use a Folger container in a large plastic water container in the garden with water & fertilizer and use it to scoop water to individual plants.
Keep a Folger container with some toilet paper inside, and keep it for an emergency potty in each car's trunk.

I give away a few extras to neighbors, or Free Cycle.

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You are not making any money on Folgers, however you are recycling to someone who will use them rather than recycling in your trash pick up where they will be melted down.

Hope these suggestions help. Syd

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February 24, 20100 found this helpful

Another suggestion I forgot to mention on my last post for the Folger containers. They make a great container in the kitchen for composting material. When full empty in the garden & reuse. Syd

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