Non-recyclable materials examples
Like bubble wrap, air pillows and plastic bubble banners can also be recycled at the same drop-off collection points as plastic bags, and some bubble banner companies, such as PAC Worldwide, will recycle your used banners if you return them. Bubble banners with the paper on the outside, however, cannot be recycled as is.
So, can junk mail be recycled? Through it can be a hassle, almost all junk mail you receive can be safely thrown into the recycling bin. We offer advice on recycling several common types of junk mail: plain paper, lightweight cardboard, envelopes, newsprint, catalogs and glossy ads.
Field Notes: Amazon Shipping Plastic Envelopes Do Not Enter the Recycle Cart! Shipping envelopes that are plastic and have bubble wrap inside cannot be placed in the Recycle Cart curbside. You can also drop them off at a store that collects plastic bags for recycling.
If we recycle glass, it serves as raw material to manufacture new containers. We avoid the extraction of new raw materials, slow down the growth of landfills, save energy and avoid Co2 emissions.
✅We recycle: white printer paper, notebook sheets, ballots, bills, invoices, guides, envelopes, books without covers, brochures, newspapers and magazines. Regardless of whether it is printed or written, but must not be soiled.
❌Not recycled: stained, taped or bracketed cartons. It is said that pizza boxes can be recycled if they have oil, but there are places that do not receive them, better always consult your recycling point.
Most of the cardboard packages have adhesive tape or brackets. Remember to remove them before recycling. Pizza boxes stain with grease or get dirty, be careful not to stain them or if they are stained, recycle only the parts without grease.
Recycling paper and cardboard is very important because it reduces the amount of trees that have to be cut down to produce them. And as you know, trees are very important for many things, including producing the oxygen we breathe.
Recycled paper Christmas ornaments
Our bales of plastic material are made from bottles of soda, soft drinks, energizers, etc. The recycled plastic is processed to reach a final product converted into PET flakes and then thermoformed to become a container.
Our bales of hard plastic material are made into yogurt, toilet implements, toys, tubs, buckets, soda pop caps and PP labels, etc. Recycled plastic is used to make plastic furniture: chairs, tables, benches. It is also used to make garbage cans, floor boards, molds, windows.
Our Couche paper bales are made from material used by graphic companies. With this type of paper, magazines and/or catalogs are made. For example, the ones found in supermarkets, retail stores, appliance stores, etc.
Our bales of Bond paper are made of white paper without printing on both sides. Our suppliers are graphic companies that use this material for the production of books. This material also reduces the indiscriminate felling of trees and can be used to produce toilet paper, napkins, paper towels and other types of absorbent material.
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Because the brik, although apparently it is only cardboard, has in its interior several layers of aluminum and / or plastic. Therefore the recycling process is different from that of cardboard and paper.
Both should be deposited in the yellow container, as long as they are not excessively stained with grease. If they contain a lot of organic waste, they should go in the normal garbage (residual waste container).
Coffee capsules, as well as tea bags, should be deposited in the rest container, never in the yellow container. In the case of the former, there are also parallel collection channels organized by the manufacturers themselves where they can be taken.
The yellow container is exclusively for containers, which can be plastic, metal or briks. The reason why we should not deposit anything other than packaging is that once collected from the container, the packaging is transferred to industrial facilities prepared to separate the different materials normally used in packaging.