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Ready meals are a huge industry, used for convenience and saving time, but come in various types of packaging. Is it all recyclable?
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Many ready meal trays can not be recycled due to the use of a mixture of plastic polymers in the material. Black food trays can not be recycled because the colour black can't easily be scanned by recycling machines.

Waitrose has introduced home compostable packaging for many ready meals according to this link.

References:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45058971

https://www.recycle-more.co.uk/how-is-it-recycled-/plastic-recycling

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