- Only about 21 percent of recycling programs in the US have programs that recycle pizza boxes and that’s largely due because they believes greasy boxes can’t be recycled
- It turns out that the fibers in in the cardboard used to make pizza boxes can be recycled at least five to seven times.
- A study conducted in 2019 found that anything under 10 percent does minimal impact to the strength of the fibers and that the average grease content on a pizza box is only between 1-2 percent.
- By getting more municipalities to accept pizza boxes in their recycling programs, it can have a major impact on building a circular economy. …]