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where is a good place to get soda can tabs not the cans just the tabs no digging in trashcans around roanoke preferably? Answered

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DELETED_GuardianFoxBest Answer (author)2009-08-19

Buy and drink the sodas. Ask your friends to save theirs. It adds up fast. I acquired over 7,000 tabs in a week once, just by asking a half a dozen people to contribute. They pitched in, some of their friends pitched in, etc. Post a note in the breakroom/lunchroom at school or work, near the recycling bin. Put a bag or cup there and people might just drop their tabs in it for you. Just keep in mind that sometimes people collect these for charities, often a drive to purchase a wheelchair for someone who needs it. Find out if that's going on, and if it is... don't interfere. Let them have any tabs you collect. Wheelchairs are expensive.

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i have 2 stepbrothers but they only stay for the weekend and my parents are not heavy soda drinkers on the charity note my elementary school had one for the ronald mcdonald charity

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ekobor (author)2010-02-26

 If you go to eBay and buy in bulk you can get a good price. Don't pay more than $1-2 (US) per pound. A good deal is around $0.78/lb.

Charities that collect them will often sell them at a $1.50/lb, as they sell them to recyclers for about $0.48/lb. 

Good luck~

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mezzode (author)2009-09-08

Local recycling depots may give you the tabs for free if you take them off of the cans yourself. Call them first to check. /necromancy

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jtobako (author)2009-08-21

Go to McDonalds and offer to buy whatever is in their collection bin for more than what aluminum is getting for scrap value.

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