Recycle information cool packs

How to recycle or re-use your cool packs

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RecyCold® cool packs keep products cool thanks to a 100% biodegradable cooling gel that is drain and garden safe. This means that the cooling gel can be disposed of in the sink with water or simply emptied in the garden or another green container. The exterior pouch is made of paper with an LDPE coating. Once emptied of gel, the pouch can be disposed with either residual waste, bins for combined materials, or in the paper recycling stream. Please check your national recycling rules and guidelines to determine the correct bin or method of disposal.


But, before you get ready to recycle your RecyCold cool packs, ask yourself if you can re-use them. They are perfectly suited for easy storage in your freezer to provide more cooling when you need it.


Great ways to re-use your cool packs include cooling ingredients or drinks outdoors. Handle your cool packs with care to keep them ready for their next job. There is no limit to the number of times they can be frozen and thawed but after multiple uses it will be time to dispose of the hard-working paper shell.

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