Cans for the Community
(785) 832-9671

Cans for the Community is a local volunteer organization that collects aluminum cans, then gives the money raised from selling the cans to local non-profits. Support your local non-profits by dropping off your aluminum cans in one of the following Cans for the Community drop boxes:

  • Checkers Store, 2300 Louisiana St.
  • Dillons Store, 1015 W 23rd St.
  • Dillons Store, 4701 W 6th St.
  • Hillcrest Shopping Center, 9th & Centennial Dr.
  • Hy-Vee Store, 6th and Monterey Way
  • Hy-Vee Store, 3504 Clinton Pkwy.
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church, 15th and Iowa St.
  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 3rd & Arkansas St.
  • Miller Mart, Wakarusa Dr. and Clinton Pkwy.
  • On The Rocks, 1818 Massachusetts St.
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 New Hampshire St.

12th & Haskell Recycle Center
1006 E. 11th St.
(785) 865-3730
Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00 PM, Sat. 8:30-1:00 PM. Closed Sundays.

Buys many types of metals: aluminum, iron, copper, brass, auto parts, and more.
Other items accepted for recycling: plastics (#1- #7), glass, cardboard, chipboard, newspaper, office paper, magazines, and books.

Advantage Metals Recycling

1545 N 3rd St.
(785) 841-0396
Hours: M-F 8:00 am-4:30 pm, Sat. 8:00 am-12:00 pm. Closed Sundays.

Buys many types of metals: aluminum, iron, copper, brass, auto parts, and more.