Food Waste Recycling
This is what typically happens to food waste collected for recycling in NZ.
Food waste is sourced from various cooked food waste, meats, veggies, dairy produce, can be mixed with serviettes.
Breakdown of recyclables we can claim from food waste.
Waste resources: FOOD WASTE, various cooked food waste, meats, veggies, dairy produce, can be mixed with serviettes.
Pre or post consumer waste: All food waste is post-consumer.
Waste supplier profile: Sourced from wide range of cafes, restaurants, shopping centres, public services and social venues.
Products types remanufactured: Usually turned into compost.
TetraPak Recycling at WorkTetraPak drinks cartons are prevalent in NZ, we struggle to cope with the recycling of the materials (card, aluminium and polythene), however this video demonstrates how easy it is to recycle and convert into useful by-products.
Frequently Asked Questions
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- I need my waste identifying as I am not sure it can be recylced, can you help?