what should you do with your kitchen packaging?

Kaboodle has implemented a number of measures to make sure that our packaging is almost fully recyclable. Here is how you can help.

During the installation stage, we recommend responsibly disposing of the packaging from your build, whether it’s cardboard from cabinets, plastic from tools or foam from appliances. By carefully disposing of your product packaging, you are contributing to a sustainable future – every little bit helps!  

At kaboodle, we are passionate about creating a sustainable future. We are proud that 99% of our packaging is completely recyclable, including replacing polystyrene with honeycomb cardboard. Help us reduce, reuse and recycle by following these steps:

look for the Australasian recycling label (ARL)

Used across Australia and New Zealand, the ARL label provides you with instructions on how to responsibly dispose of each component of your packaging. It removes confusion, saves you time and reduces waste going to landfill. For more information on the ARL label, visit www.arl.org.nz.


Most cardboard packaging can be recycled through your kerbside bin. Check for the ARL label or with your local council if you’re unsure.

expanded polystyrene (EPS)

EPS, which is often used in appliance packaging, can’t be collected in your council recycling service, however, there’s heaps of facilities that are capable of accepting all types of EPS. To find a collection facility in your region, visit Expol Polystyrene Recycling.


Do not place soft plastics such as bubble wrap or expanded polystyrene in your kerbside recycle bin. These items will upset the recycling process of the other items in that bin.

For all other materials, check out recycle.co.nz, it’s super helpful and easy to use.

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