the Ronald McDonald House closest to your community to see if
it has a Pop Tab Collection Program. (Use our House locator
at the left to find the one nearest you.) Many Houses provide
cardboard collection containers in the shape of a house. Drop-off
sites range in location from the House, to McDonald’s
restaurants, to local banks and grocery stores.
Tab Fun Facts
The Ronald McDonald House Pop Tab Collection Program
was established in 1987 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Ronald
McDonald House community.
To date, over 400 million pop tabs have been collected,
generating over $300,000.
The ring-pull can known today was invented in 1962.
The pop tab was invented by Mr. Ermal Fraze in Kettering,
Kettering’s Fraze Pavilion, a popular amphitheater
in Dayton, Ohio, is named after the pop tab inventor.
Pop Tab Measurement Equivalents
1 inch = 1 pop tab
1 foot = 12 pop tabs
1 meter = 40 pop tabs
1 lb = 1,267 pop tabs
1 km = 40,000 pop tabs
1 mile = 63,360 pop tabs