5 FAQs About Recycling Cartons, Answered

Cartons are a sustainable form of packaging and perfectly recyclable, but often don’t make it in the blue bin. Banish your carton confusion by checking out these frequently asked questions.

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1. Are Cartons Recyclable?

Yes! Made from mostly paper, the high quality materials used in cartons make them very desirable for re-manufacturing into new products.

According to the Carton Council, curbside recycling for cartons has increased 128 percent in the last three years; meaning over 40 percent of U.S. households can now recycle them. To be sure what your best local carton recycling option is, check out Earth911’s search directory or www.recyclecartons.com.



Leah Blunt

Fulfillment Editor

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5 FAQs About Recycling Cartons, Answered

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