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Pringles tube tries to wake from ‘recycling nightmare’

Pringles tube tries to wake from ‘recycling nightmare’

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The distinctive Pringles tube is being re-designed after criticism that it’s almost impossible to recycle.The current container for the potato-based snack was condemned as a recycler’s nightmare.It's a complex construction with a metal base, plastic cap, metal tear-off lid, and foil-lined cardboard sleeve.The Recycling Association dubbed it the number one recycling villain – along with the Lucozade Sports bottle.Now Pringles' maker Kellogg's is trialling a simpler can – although experts say it’s not a full solution.The existing version is particularly troublesome because it combines so many different materials Media playback is unsupported on your device Some 90% of the new can is pa...