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Plastic labels on containers

How to dispose of plastic labels on containers

Put plastic container labels into the black cart as garbage.

Special instructions

  • Cut off plastic labels from plastic containers, glass jars and food cans and put the label in the garbage.

Why can't plastic labels be recycled?

Plastic labels are made of a rigid, non-stretchy type of plastic that is not acceptable for recycling. To prevent contaminating the other recyclables, make sure to remove these labels from your containers before recycling the containers.

Plastic label