# How much money can you get for tabs?

## How much money can you get for tabs?

Depending upon the market for high-grade aluminum, the Ronald McDonald house receives between \$0.40 to \$0.50 per pound of pop tabs. It takes roughly 1,128 pop tabs to equal one pound. That means that at best, a pop tab is worth about \$0.0004. In other words, you need 23 tabs to earn a penny.

How much does a gallon of can tabs weigh?

A gallon size bag of pop tabs equates to about 2.5 lbs. Discovered in the 1820’s, aluminum is the most abundant metal on earth.

### Are can tabs worth any money?

And yes, as long as they are aluminum, the old ring tabs are accepted today, Skiera said. * Snopes.com says a million pull tabs have a recycle value of about \$366. A hundred have a scrap-metal value of about 3 and a half cents, though that fluctuates.

How much do pull tabs weigh?

A pop tab weighs 0.3 grams; the whole can weighs 14.4 grams. At 453.6 grams to the pound, the tab-harvester would throw away 1,512 cans to get a pound of tabs — a loss of 48 pounds of recyclable aluminum.

#### How much is a pop can worth in scrap?

With about half an ounce of aluminum per can, or 32 cans per pound, each can is worth about 1.7 cents .

How much is 1 gallon of tabs worth?

A 1-gallon milk jug can hold approximately 4,000 aluminum tabs pulled from soda cans, and 1 million tabs is worth about \$360, as of October 2014. Thus, a jug of 4,000 tabs is worth about \$1.44. There have been many circulating rumors about the value of pull tabs from soda cans, but most are false.

## How much is a pound of pop tabs worth?

Depending upon the market for high-grade aluminum, the Ronald McDonald house receives between \$0.40 to \$0.50 per pound of pop tabs. It takes roughly 1,128 pop tabs to equal one pound. That means that at best, a pop tab is worth about \$0.0004.

What do you get for a milk gallon full of tabs?

What Do You Get for a Milk Gallon Full of Tabs From Soda Cans? A 1-gallon milk jug can hold approximately 4,000 aluminum tabs pulled from soda cans, and 1 million tabs is worth about \$360, as of October 2014. Thus, a jug of 4,000 tabs is worth about \$1.44.

### How much does it cost to recycle can tabs?

Question: Price for Recycling Can Tabs? Does anyone know the average price per pound for can tabs? In our area the best price is around \$0.60 per pound, but that is if it is pure aluminum. If the rivet is steel, the price goes down drastically.