How can I reuse or recycle parchment paper / aluminium foil boxes?
We’ve had an email from Emily, asking about “wax paper/ parchment paper / aluminum foil boxes”:
It seems like they would be good for doing something more with, considering the long jagged edge / blade and all.
Funnily enough – and proof that everyone out there is READING MY MIND – I was thinking about this just the other week. My grease-proof paper box has plastic coating on the jagged edge, which makes it better for tearing but worse for recycling. Grr.
So any suggestions for reusing them – whether metal or plastic, or just a cardboard box?
And what about reducing them in the first place – anyone know of any particular companies that make refill rolls to save getting the whole new box each time? I seem to recall that some supermarket value brand in the UK is box-less but I can’t remember which one – and suspect that’s just wrapped in plastic instead anyway.
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