Egg Cartons Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Egg Cartons These depend on what they are made of. Moulded Paper egg cartons can be composted or recycled. Clear plastic egg cartons can be recycled in your blue box or wheelie bin. Foam ones go in the garbage. Save clean ones to give to farmers who sell eggs at farmer's markets. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL We encourage you to donate your item if possible, it is always better to reuse. This item may be recycled at curbside in your regular recycling program. This item may be disposed at curbside in your regular waste collection program.