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Stand up flexible pouch

How to dispose of stand up flexible pouches

Put stand up pouches in your black cart as garbage.

Examples of items that use stand up pouches include:

  • Frozen fruit and frozen vegetables
  • Cereal
  • Beef jerky
  • Coffee
  • Trail mix
  • Dried fruit
  • Shredded cheese
  • Dishwasher and laundry detergent tabs
  • Dog food

Why can't this be recycled?

These pouches are made of multiple layers of materials (usually a mix of plastic/paper/metal) which are not easily separated for recycling.

Stand-up flexible pouches