It can be difficult to know what material goes into what container, but it’s very important that we avoid contaminating our recycling or compostable streams.
When in doubt, use our handy “Where Does It Go, Joe?” online tool to find out what material goes where.
Please keep in mind that not every single material will be listed here, that would be impossible! The tool will be most useful to you if you think in broad terms when you enter your material. For instance, if you’re wondering where your empty, plastic yogurt container should go, rather than searching for the brand name of your yogurt, try searching for “plastic food tub” instead.