Does a 2-yard box and hold a ton of bottles and cans? No. But good question.

The calculator here lets you convert tons, pounds, and cubic yards for all the typical Public Place recyclables and a few kinds of mixtures*.

Use this calculator to help you plan the details of your upcoming Public Place collection effort or measure the successes of a previous collection effort,

Click here to use the calculator


* Disclaimer: Actual weights per volume vary widely for many reasons, including the styles of bottles and cans collected, rainwater and compliance with your cardboard flattening request. Got data to help improve the calculator (loads for which you have both weight and volume measurements)? E-mail us.

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