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Shoe and Hat Packaging

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
Shoe Packaging

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard
 

Protective packaging

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Kraft Paper - Non-Laminated
  • PLA, PHA, PHB – Plastic Film
  • LDPE or HDPE Film
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Expanded Polystyrene - Other
 

Forming cone

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

Protective film

  • Natural and Synthetic Textiles
  • LDPE or HDPE Film
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 
Shoe Care

Container

  • Steel Aerosol Containers
  • Aluminum Aerosol Containers
  • HDPE Bottles, Jars and Jugs <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • PET Bottles and Jars <5L – Non-Beverage
  • Aluminum Food Containers - Non-Beverage
  • Other Aluminum Packaging
  • Other Steel Containers and Packaging – Non-Beverage
Recycle BC: please refer  to 1.9.2.1 of the Guidebook as well as Reporting Tips and Examples for the material categories: Aluminum and Steel aerosol containers for reporting of flammable aerosol containers.

Lid

  • Other Plastic Packaging (not listed above) <5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • Aluminum Food Containers - Non-Beverage
  • Other Aluminum Packaging
  • Other Steel Containers and Packaging – Non-Beverage
 

Nozzle

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

Label

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

Moulded pulp

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

 

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