Carton Recycling Progress

Carton tonnes recycled in 2018


National blended carton recycling-recovery rate in 2018*


National average access to beverage carton recycling (juice & milk cartons)


National average access to non-beverage recycling (soup & broth cartons)

*Some jurisdictions report a recycling rate while others report a recovery rate. For this reason, we cannot report a uniform national recycling or recovery rate.

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Some of Our Projects

The Carton Council of Canada is an active partner in collaboration projects with various stakeholders around the country.

Province-Wide Consumer Awareness Campaigns

Province-Wide Consumer Awareness Campaigns The CCC works with provincial stewardship agencies to execute highly visible and inspiring consumer education campaigns that promote carton recycling. In 2016, we partnered with Recycle BC (formerly Multi-Material British Columbia) to promote carton recycling via a 5-week digital campaign, and we teamed up with Multi-Material…

Support for School-Based Recycling

The CCC has been working with key partners to ensure that all cartons consumed in schools are collected and recycled.

Supporting Municipalities to Promote Carton Recycling

Supporting Municipalities to Promote Carton Recycling Over the course of the last five years, the CCC has collaborated with a number of municipalities to support their carton recycling efforts. City of London, ON The Carton Council of Canada partnered with the City of London to promote a recycling contest that…