How do cans to cash places make money?

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  1. richwoodrocket macrumors 68020

    richwoodrocket

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    There have been a ton of local places where you can return your cans and get paid for it. What I'm wondering is how they make enough money to justify it. Their profits must be razor thin (if anything) I'm thinking.
    Reading online it appears people scrap them by weight.
     
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    http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/57687.html

     
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