​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Carton recycling

Tetra Pak is committed to sustainable carton recycling, promoting and encouraging more effective widespread recycling programs in the U.S. In 2009, Tetra Pak joined together with other carton manufactures to establish the Carton Council, an organization committed to delivering long-term collaborative solutions that divert valuable cartons from the landfill. Through this unified effort, the Carton Council seeks to build a sustainable infrastructure for carton recycling and works to continue growing carton recycling throughout the U.S.



Our Latest Collaborative Effort to Impact Recycling and Recovery

Tetra Pak is committed to supporting local partnerships and projects to help increase recycling rates. This report provides an overview of a recent collaborative effort called CART - the Coalition to Advance Recovery in Tennessee. It also shares the results of a recycling system gap analysis performed in one key region of the state - the Memphis Area.

Download the Report


Carton Recycling Brochure

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The carton lifecycle

How cartons are recycled

Once the contents of a carton have been consumed, that carton is ready to take on a new life.

See how cartons are recycled into paper products and green building materials.

Learn more about carton recycling at home

When you put your cartons in the recycling bin, you are doing a lot more than keeping them out of landfills – you are contributing to a new product. When the contents are gone, let the carton live on!

Find out if carton recycling is available in your area.

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