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Toys, Games and Kid's Activities

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

Boxed games

Examples include: board games, puzzles, etc.

Protective film

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

The boxboard used to contain, store and transport pieces of a board game or puzzle is not designated as it is considered to be durable packaging.

Instructions

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

Plush toys

Examples include: stuffed animals, etc.

Hang tag

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Natural and Synthetic Textiles

Report Natural and Synthetic Textiles in Ontario only.

Hang tag attachment

  • Other Plastic Packaging < 5 Litres- Non-Beverage
 

 

Dolls and action figures

Blister packaging

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Other Plastic Packaging < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • PET Thermoform Containers < 5 Litres- Non-Beverage

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

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard
 

Tray

  • Non-Expanded Polystyrene – Other
  • Other Plastic Packaging < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
 

Twist ties

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

Building, play and activity sets, strollers and instruments

Examples include: building blocks, train sets, magic set, pretend play, dollhouses, kitchenette, climbers, bikes, strollers, scooters, helmets, etc.

 

Protective film

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

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard
 

Inserts / dividers

  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Instructions

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

Protective packaging

  • Expanded Polystyrene – Other
  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • PLA, PHA, PHB – Non-Beverage
 

Bag for smaller components

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

Twist ties / plastic ties

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

Warranty

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

Bubble wrap

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

Comic Books and Puzzle/Activity Books

N/A

  • Other Printed Materials
 

Small accessories

Examples include: trading cards, stickers, pacifiers, teething accessories, putty container, etc.

Blister packaging

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Other Plastic Packaging < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
  • PET Thermoform Containers < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
For blister packaging, please report the boxboard backing and the plastic separately.

Box

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
  • Corrugated Cardboard
 

Foil wrap (for trading cards)

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • Other Aluminum Packaging
 

Protective film

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

Label

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

Sticker backing

  • Paper Laminates
  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
 

Paper wrap

  • Boxboard and Other Paper Packaging
 

Container

  • Other Plastic Packaging < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
 

Lid

  • Other Plastic Packaging < 5 Litres – Non-Beverage
 

 

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