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Dairy Products (Non-Beverage)

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.

COMMON PRODUCTS

COMPONENTS

TYPICAL WERECYCLE MATERIAL SUBCATEGORIES

REPORTING TIPS

Dairy products in block structure

Examples include: butter, cream cheese, etc.

Wrapper

  • Paper Laminates
  • Other Aluminum Packaging

 

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging

 

Tubs and containers

Examples include: yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese, cream cheese, margarine, etc.

 

 

Container

  • Non-Expanded Polystyrene – Other
  • PET Bottles and Jars <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • HDPE Bottles, Jars and Jugs < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage

 

 

Lid

  • Non-Expanded Polystyrene – Other
  • PET Bottles and Jars <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) < 5 Litres – Non –Beverage
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • HDPE Bottles, Jars and Jugs < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage

Freshness seal

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

Dairy Aerosols

Examples include: whipped cream, whipped cheese, etc.

Aerosol can

  • Aluminum Aerosol Containers
  • Steel Aerosol Containers

 

Cap & ring

  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Non-Expanded Polystyrene – Other

Cheese products

Examples include: cheese slices, individual cheese servings, portioned cheese, gourmet cheese

Net

  • Natural and Synthetic Textiles
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage

Exclude from your report any packaging material made of wax as wax is not a designated material in any of the programs. Cheese casings made of any material are not designated.

 

Report Natural and Synthetic Textiles in Ontario only.

Label

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

Protective outer wrapping

  • PLA, PHA, PHB – Plastic Film
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Paper Laminates
  • Other Aluminum Packaging

Individual slice wrappers

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

Tray

  • Expanded Polystyrene – Food Packaging
  • Non-Expanded Polystyrene – Other
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) < 5 Litres- Non-Beverage

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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