Manchester, Connecticut

Paperboard and Boxboard

 

    

Paperboard (Boxboard, Fiberboard, Food Boxes, etc.)

  • Materials should be flattened to conserve space inside recycling cart
  • Remove inner-plastic liners/wrappers
  • Materials should be dry
  • Materials should be clean
  • Paperboard should be placed loose into the Blue Recycling Cart
  • Plastic windows are OK

EXAMPLES:
  • Food Boxes
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Cracker Boxes 
  • Pasta Boxes
  • Shoe Boxes
  • Gift Boxes
  • Clean Pizza Boxes (whole or partial)
  • Paper Tubes
  • Beverage Packaging
  • Beer Cartons & paper Six-pack Holders
  • Other Paperboard Packaging (Consumer & Household Items, Office Supplies, etc.)

DO NOT INCLUDE:
  • No Soiled or Greasy Pizza Boxes
  • No Food Contaminated Paperboard
  • No Liquid Contaminated Paperboard
  • No Food Tainted Items (used paper plates or boxes, paper towels, napkins, cups etc.)
  • No Spiral Wound containers (premixed cookie dough, pringles cans, etc.)
  • No Ice Cream containers or any food packaging with wax film coating