The things that can be put in the bin with the yellow lid – dedicated to recyclable items – has gradually expanded and since the beginning of July has included the notoriously hard to recycle Nespresso capsule.
“Since the beginning of the year, Paris has simplified its sorting instructions: you can now throw all packaging (plastic, cardboard, metal, paper) into the yellow bin. More simplicity for better sorting,” said Paul Simondon, the deputy mayor of Paris in charge of cleanliness and waste management, told French newspaper CNews.
Graphic: Le Paris du Tri
The things that can now be put in the yellow bin are: