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Waxed cardboard

The more we recycle the less we rely on virgin materials.

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Waxed & lined cardboard

Because of their chemical coating, waxed cardboard can take up to 50 years to break down in a landfill. The “wax” that you can scrape off is actually polyethylene, a plastic that keeps the cardboard inside from getting soggy, perfect for produce and coffee cups.

Waxy cardboard is mainly used for things like produce boxes that are delivered to places like grocery stores and restaurants. It’s worth nothing that waxy cardboard is often confused with glossy cardboard or paper – glossy material can and should be recycled, and in most cases you can put glossy material out with your regular cardboard and paper curbside recycling.

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A staggering 9 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the world’s oceans each year, and land-based waste is the greatest polluter. This ocean debris affects about 700 marine species, some of which are now endangered.

To help turn the tide on plastic pollution, Wanless eco(logical) is investing in Australia’s oceans.

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