Eligible bottles and cans include all empty containers under one gallon that were sold in New York State for the following beverage types:
- Carbonated soft drinks
- Soda water
- Malt beverages
- Wine cooler containers
Food or Beverage Service Establishments must accept all metal cans, aluminum foil products, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles and jugs from their customers for recycling. They are not required give you a five cent refund.