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Meat

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

 

 

Raw meat packaging

Examples include: ground meat, whole chicken, fish, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tray

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

 

 

Soaker pad

  • Paper Laminates
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 

Film/Bag

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

Sticker

  • Paper Laminates
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 

Meat tube

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

Cured meat packaging

Examples include: pepperoni, prosciutto, salami, etc.

Film

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

 

Paper board

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Paper Laminates
 

Meat separator

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Paper Laminates
 

Plastic container

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

Vacuum sealed plastic

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 

Paper wrap

  • Paper Laminates
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Sticker

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Paper Laminates
 

 

Boxed meat packaging

Examples include: bacon, etc.

Protective film

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

 

Outer box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard
 

 

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