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Baking Products and Spices

This information helps stewards report using the correct material categories. If you require further assistance determining which category is right for your materials, please use the Materials Tool.

"Baking Products and Spices" examples include: spices, sugar, flour, salt, baking powder, sprinkles, chocolate chips, etc.

COMPONENTS

TYPICAL WERECYCLE MATERIAL SUBCATEGORIES

REPORTING TIPS

Paper bag

  • Paper Laminates
  • Kraft Paper – Non-Laminated
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Plastic bag

  • PLA, PHA, PHB – Plastic Film
  • LDPE or HDPE Film
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 

Jar or tin

  • HDPE Bottles, Jars and Jugs <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • PET Bottles and Jars <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Aluminum Food Containers – Non-Beverage
  • Other Steel Containers and Packaging – Non-Beverage

To distinguish between steel and aluminum, apply a magnet to both materials.  The magnet will stick to steel and not aluminum.

Bottle

  • Clear Glass – Non-Beverage
  • Coloured Glass – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • PET Bottles and Jars <5L – Non-Beverage
  • HDPE Bottles, Jars and Jugs <5L – Non-Beverage
 

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard
 

Wrapper

  • Paper Laminates
 

Canister

  • Paper Laminates
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Spout

  • Other Aluminum Packaging
  • Other Steel Containers and Packaging – Non-Beverage

To distinguish between steel and aluminum, apply a magnet to both materials.  The magnet will stick to steel and not aluminum.

Lid

  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Other Aluminum Packaging
  • Other Steel Containers and Packaging – Non-Beverage
 

 

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