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Food pouches, tubes and squeeze pouches

How to dispose of food tubes and squeeze pouches

Put food pouches, food tubes and squeeze pouches into the black cart as garbage.

This includes:

  • Baby food pouches
  • Applesauce pouches
  • Breast milk storage bags
  • Yogurt tubes
  • Miso paste bags
  • Dish soap refill bags
  • Barbeque sauce and other sauce bags
  • Tomato paste and anchovy tubes
  • Frosting tubes and icing bags

Why can't this item be recycled?

These pouches and tubes are often made of layers of non-stretchy plastics and/or foils that are not easily separated for recycling. Some of these items may also be too small for sorting and include other components that cannot be recycled.

Food pouches and squeezes