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Used Beverage Can (UBC)

Aluminum Used Beverage Can (UBC) is a packaging container made primarily of aluminum. It is widely used for packaging carbonated soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juice, tea, sports drinks and beer. UBC Scrap must be free from excessive dirt, liquid, other scrap metals, lids, foil, plastic, paper, glass and other non-metallic items.

What Are Used Beverage Can (UBC)?

Aluminum Used Beverage Can (UBC) is a packaging container made primarily of aluminum. It is widely used for packaging carbonated soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juice, tea, sports drinks and beer.

UBC Scrap must be free from excessive dirt, liquid, other scrap metals, lids, foil, plastic, paper, glass and other non-metallic items.

ISRI Specification

As per the latest Scrap Specifications Circular 2017 released by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the different categories of UBC are classified under the following ISRI codes.

Take: New Aluminum Can Stock

Talc: Post-Consumer Aluminum Can Scrap

Talcred: Shredded Aluminum UBC Scrap

Taldack: Densified UBC Scrap

Taldon: Baled Aluminum UBC Scrap

Taldork: Briquetued UBC Scrap

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Aluminum UBC Price

Aluminum UBC is highly recyclable and is reprocessed into various aluminum products. In fact, UBC is the world’s most recycled packaging item.

The table below provides UBC export prices as of April 2017.

Region

Price

North America, US East Coast

$0.56 per Lb

US Midwest

$0.54 per Lb

US West Coast

$0.56 per Lb

China

CNY 10,900 per MT

Europe

$1,000 per Tonne

Source : ScrapMonster

Please visit our Scrap Aluminum Prices section to know about detailed scrap aluminum export prices.

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Where can we sell Aluminum UBC?

Small-to-medium-sized scrap dealers accept used beverage cans from individuals or businesses. The dealers consolidate volumes of UBCs and sell them to larger scrap dealers who in turn bale and ship them to end users or brokers.

The following are some of the scrap yards in the US that accept Aluminum UBC Scrap.

  1. Pacific Steel, Yakima, Washington.
  2. Calbag Metals Co., Portland, Oregon.
  3. Kral Scrap Metal Company, Big Bend, Wisconsin.
  4. Standard Iron & Metal Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah.

You may use our Scrap Yard Finderto search and find more scrap yards close to your location.

On our US Scrap Yard Directory, we provide a list of scrap yards in the US.

Similarly, the list of scrap yards in Canada is easily available in Scrap Yards in Canada.

Having large quantities of 6063 Extrusions with you?

The bulk quantities of Aluminum UBCs are baled and stored until truckload quantities are generated. The truckloads of baled UBCs are purchased by can sheet manufacturers and brokers.

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