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Ice Cream

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

Ice cream tubs

Examples include: gelato, sorbet, frozen yogurt

Tub

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

 

Lid

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

Freshness seal

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

Ice cream bars

Examples include: bars and frozen novelties

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Paper Laminates

 

Stick

  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Boxboard and Other paper Packaging
If the stick is made of wood, exclude it from your report. Wood is not a designated material in any province.

Wrapper

  • Plastic Laminates – <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Paper Laminates
  • PLA, PHA, PHB – Plastic Film
  • LDPE or HDPE Film
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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