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Makeup

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.

"Makeup" examples include: pressed powder, liquid foundation, concealer, compact, primer, blush, eye shadow, mascara, eyeliner, lipstick, lip gloss, etc.

COMPONENTS

TYPICAL WERECYCLE MATERIAL SUBCATEGORIES

REPORTING TIPS

Liquid / powder foundation / eye shadow / compact

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

 

Outer box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Instructions

  • Other Printed Materials
  • Newsprint (Inserts and Circulars)
  • Other Newsprint – Non-CNA/OCNA Members
 

Lid / pump

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

Protective film for lid / compact

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

Squeeze tube

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
 

Mascara container and brush / eyeliner / lipstick / gloss

  • Clear Glass – Non-Beverage
  • Coloured Glass – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
 

Blister packaging

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • PET Thermoform Containers < 5 Litres- Non-Beverage

For blister packaging, ensure the cardboard backing and plastic are reported separately.

Label

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

 

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