You can recycle plastic egg cartons through your curbside recycling program, but only those made from PET (#1) plastic. Remember that you can not recycle egg cartons made of styrofoam plastic (PS #6) and should discard them in the garbage bin or locate a Styrofoam-specialized recycling center.
*Might require preparation before recycling
Please note: Recycling guidelines may vary depending on local regulations and facilities. The information provided here is intended as a general guide and may not apply to your specific location or item. Always check with your local recycling center or municipal authority for the most accurate and up-to-date recycling information in your area.
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Where To Recycle
- Curbside Recycling: The most effective way to recycle PET #1 plastic (or any PET derivate) is through your curbside recycling program. Being one of the most commonly recycled resin types ensures your municipality recycling center will certainly accept it.
- Use Recycling Locators: Locate PET or PS (Styrofoam) specialized recycling programs near you using RecycleNation & Earth911 (US) or RecycleNow (UK).