Plastic Food Pouches

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Yogurt Tubes Cannot Be Recycled

Go-Gurt® and other brands of yogurt tubes usually aren’t recyclable due to the type of plastic they contain.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

Terra Cycle GoGo Squeeze Pouches

TerraCycle GoGo squeeZ® Recycling Program

You can collect empty food pouches and ship them for free to the GoGo squeeZ® Recycling Program, a free recycling and fundraising program that collects any brand of plastic pouch, as well as the caps.

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TerraCycle North Coast Recycling Program

Recycle North Coast apple sauce pouches and their caps free through this program. Items must be empty and dry. Learn more about the North Coast Recycling Program.

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TerraCycle Performance Nutrition Recycling Program

TerraCycle has partnered with GU Energy Labs to offer free recycling for performance nutrition packaging from all brands, including: energy chews packets; energy gel packets; hydration, recovery, and energy drink mix stick packs and packets; GU Energy Gel 15-Serving pouches; and Energy Stroopwafel wrappers. Drop off items or mail them to TerraCycle with a free shipping label. Find out more.

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TerraCycle LemonKind® Recycling Envelope Program

Recycle your LemonKind SuperDetoxMe™ pouches free through this program. Request an envelope to be mailed to you, and once it is full of pouches, send it back to TerraCycle with a prepaid shipping label. Learn more about the Lemonkind Recycling Envelope Program.

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The Gimme 5 Program

You can give your food pouch caps the Gimme 5 Program, which accepts the caps from all of Plum’s lines of food pouches as well as caps from other brands that make a similar format of food pouches.

Ways to Reduce

Purchase Reusable Food Pouches

Reduce the impact disposable food pouches have on the environment by purchasing reusable food pouches like the ones from Squooshi or the reusable pouches from Little Green Pouch, which are BPA-free and dishwasher safe.