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Phones and Phone Accessories

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

Phones and phone accessories

Outer box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard

 

Blister packaging

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

For blister packaging, please report the cardboard backing and the plastic separately.

Protective packaging

  • Non-Expanded Polystyrene – Other
  • Expanded polystyrene – Non-Beverage
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Instructions, promotional material, contract and warranty

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

Film for small components

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

Bubble wrap

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

Twist ties

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

Sim card packaging

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

 

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