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How to recycle Chinese food takeout boxes

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Chinese food takeout box

Asian takeout box

Recycle paper Chinese food take out boxes:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Special instructions

  • Remove the metal handle and put in the black cart as garbage.
  • Rinse out the container before recycling.

Why can't this be composted?

Takeout food boxes have a plastic lining to prevent the container from becoming soggy. To ensure we are creating the highest quality compost possible, leave this item out of your green cart.

Community recycling depot locations listed below:

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool