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Canned Food

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.

"Canned Food" examples include: canned soups, canned tuna, canned vegetables, etc.

COMPONENTS

TYPICAL WERECYCLE MATERIAL SUBCATEGORIES

REPORTING TIPS

Can

  • 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.

Label

  • Paper Laminates
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Freshness seal

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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