A to Z Guide: Aseptic Containers

Aseptic containers and cartons are not recyclable within the Addison County Solid Waste Management District.  Please discard them as trash.  Aseptic containers, commonly containing shelf-stable juice, milk, or soup, are made up of several layers of paper, aluminum foil, and polyethylene.  Similarly, milk and juice cartons have a layers of paper and wax or polyethylene.  These layers must be separated to recycle the containers.  Unfortunately, there is currently no local facility that can achieve this separation.