Egg Carton



Save a tree! Reuse and recycle your egg trays. 

Read about cardboard


Reduce the need for new egg trays and cartons by returning yours to your local egg farmer/supplier.


Take to the ReUse Academy.

Check out egg-carton crafts online.

Use as seedling trays.

Give your egg cartons to someone who keeps chickens.

Shredded egg cartons can go into your compost bin or worm farm, adding a good "carbon" source to balance out the compost.

Egg cartons make great storage for trinkets, stationery items, jewellery or coins.


Clean egg cartons and trays made of cardboard can be recycled at the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre.


Cardboard egg cartons and trays can be sent to landfill.