Keep out of Landfill via Special Program:
The tank MUST have a hole or be cut in half to ensure it is empty. If your city or town is listed below, click on its name to see the local scrap metal instructions for its residents. Statewide options that are open to all RI residents are also listed below. Fees may apply for items that are not 100% metal. RIRRC does not recommend any one business or organization over another.
This item breaks the basic rule for metal recycling in your bin or cart—it’s not a can, lid, or foil. When it comes to metal, only cans, lids, and foil are eligible for your mixed recycling.
For scrap metal drop-off: When applicable, always remove as much non-metal from scrap metal items as possible (plastic, foam, textile, etc.). Scrap metal items that are less than 100% metal are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Fees may apply.