Plastic Food Pouches Alternative ways to recycle Put in Garbage Cart Yogurt Tubes Are Not Recyclable Yogurt tubes usually aren’t recyclable due to the type of plastic they contain and how difficult it is to clean them. Plastic Soup & Rice Packaging Is Not Recyclable Instant soup and instant rice bags are often made from layers of mixed plastic and aluminum materials, which makes them difficult to recycle. Toss them in the garbage. Alternative Ways to Recycle TerraCycle GoGo squeeZ® Recycling Program You can collect empty snack pouches and their caps and ship them for free to the GoGo squeeZ® Free Recycling Program, a program through TerraCycle that accepts any brand of squeezable plastic snack pouch. TerraCycle North Coast Recycling Program Recycle North Coast apple sauce pouches and their caps free through this TerraCycle program. Items must be empty and dry. Learn more about the North Coast Free Recycling Program. Performance Nutrition Recycling Program Recycle all brands of performance nutrition packets and packaging through the Performance Nutrition Recycling Program, a free program through TerraCycle. Drop off items or mail them with a free shipping label. LemonKind® Recycling Program Recycle your LemonKind SuperDetoxMe™ pouches free through this program. Request an envelope to be mailed to you, and once it is full of pouches, send it back to TerraCycle with a prepaid shipping label. Learn more about the Lemonkind Free Recycling Envelope Program. Ways to Reduce Purchase Reusable Food Pouches Reduce the impact disposable food pouches have on the environment by purchasing reusable food pouches such as these from Squooshi or these by Little Green Pouch, which are BPA-free and dishwasher safe. Make Soup From Scratch Make soup from scratch to reduce packaging waste. You can also make your own soup spice mix from scratch. Jars of ready-to-make soup are convenient and also make great gifts — check out these ideas from Pinterest to get started. Buy Soup Mix in Bulk Buy soup mixes or ingredients from the bulk section of the grocery store to save money and reduce packaging waste.