Frequently Asked Questions

Replas explains the Soft Plastics recycling process

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What can I recycle in the Love NZ recycling bins at my local participating store?

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Where is my nearest participating store?

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Why isn’t the programme available in my area?

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Do I need to wash out my plastic packaging before recycling it?

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Do I need to cut off the rigid plastic spout and lid form my squeeze pouch before I place it in the drop off bin?

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Can I recycle silver-lined chip packets via the programme?

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Can I take plastic bags from any brand and any retailer back to any of the participating stores?

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Can I recycle the plastic tray from my biscuit packet via the programme?

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Can I recycle the degradable, bio degradable or compostable bags via the programme?

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Where does the collected soft plastic end up?

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Are any toxic fumes created during the recycling process?

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