Toothpaste Tubes

Toothpaste Tubes
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Put it in the gray landfill cart. The majority of toothpaste tubes are made of a variety of plastics and a thin layer of aluminum, which makes it challenging for the item to be recycled properly.


Make your own toothpaste or purchase toothpaste in a recyclable or reusable glass container.


Toothpaste tubes are often made out of a combination of metal and plastic and it is expensive and inefficient to separate for recycling.

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