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Snacks

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.

"Snacks" examples include: chips, popcorn, pudding cups, gourmet snacks, etc.

COMPONENTS

TYPICAL WERECYCLE MATERIAL SUBCATEGORIES

REPORTING TIPS

Bag

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

Packaging for chips is most commonly reported under Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage.

Canister

  • Paper Laminates
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Outer box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Outer film

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

Lid

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

Peel

  • Other Aluminum Packaging
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 

Cups

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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