Takeout Containers (Cardboard)

Put in Garbage Cart/Bin

Food and Liquid Soiled Containers Belong in the Garbage.

 

Not Just Cardboard

Carboard takeout containers can’t be recycled because they’re often not just made of paper or cardboard; they’re usually lined with plastic or wax to prevent liquid from leaking through the container.

Did You Know?

The Preferred Takeout Container

Out of all the types of takeout containers — aluminum, cardboard, plastic and foam — aluminum is the easiest for recycling plants to recycle, while foam is the most difficult.