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Food and drink cartons

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Recycle out of home

Yes, Food and drink cartons can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.

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Which food and drink cartons can be recycled?

  • Drink cartons such as juices, smoothies and milk - rinse, leave plastic tops on cartons and straws in drink cartons as these will be removed and recycled

  • Food cartons, such as soup, tinned tomatoes and pulses - give a quick rinse

  • Some coffee pouches are currently recyclable at plastic bags and wrapping collection points. Check the packet for recycling guidance. Find out how to recycle plastic bags and wrapping.

Good to know

Laminated plastic food and drink pouches, such as baby, detergent and pet food pouches can now be recycled along with plastic bags and wrappings at selected retailers.

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