Is Easter egg packaging recyclable?

Can you recycle Easter egg packaging?

Recycling your Easter egg packaging

Cardboard: remove any plastic windows, fold down and recycle with paper and card. The plastic shell that comes with bigger Easter eggs is usually PET1 (the same type of plastic that drinks bottles are made of). … Foil is widely recyclable so munch, scrunch and recycle!

What packaging Cannot be recycled?

These are more difficult to recycle and are not usually accepted in your recycling bin. Polystyrene packaging – this cannot be recycled.

Packaging (food)

Types of plastic film accepted Types of plastic film not accepted
Plastic bread bags Crisp packets
Plastic bags from breakfast cereals Food and drink pouches

Are plastic egg containers recyclable?

Plastic egg cartons are typically Plastic #1 and can be recycled. Check the number inside the recycling symbol on the bottom of the packaging.

What bin does chocolate wrappers go in?

Chocolate bar wrapper

  • A soft plastic is any type of plastic that you can scrunch in your hand.
  • This item is categorised as a soft plastic and can be placed in your recycle bin.
  • Plastic items placed in your recycling bin need to be clean, dry and loose.

Are foil chocolate wrappers recyclable?

Many kinds of foil can be recycled, such as kitchen foil, takeaway containers, pie trays, chocolate wrapping (including coins) and coloured foil. A simple way to test if a material is recyclable foil or not is to do the ‘scrunch test’. If it stays ‘scrunched’ then it’s aluminium foil and can be recycled.

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What type of plastic is not recyclable?

Examples of non-recyclable plastics include bioplastics, composite plastic, plastic-coated wrapping paper and polycarbonate. Well known non-recyclable plastics include cling film and blister packaging.