Frequently Asked Questions

Download the FAQs [PDF]

soft plastics rubbish bin.jpg

Q.
Can I recycle my soft plastics with small paper labels left on?

Q.
Are any toxic fumes created during the recycling process?

Q.
Where does the collected soft plastic end up?

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

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

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

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

Q.
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?

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

Q.
Why isn’t the programme available in my area?

Q.
Where is my nearest participating store?

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

Replas explains the Soft Plastics recycling process