The recyclable Nutella® jar
The iconic Nutella® jar that preserves the delicious taste of Nutella® is recyclable. Get ready to discover it.
Nutella® labels and paper disks come from sustainable certified supply-chains.
Discover the materials used to make the Nutella® jar
The Nutella® jar is made of diverse materials. Let's take a look at each of them so it will be easier for you to recycle them properly, according to your local recycling regulations. On some Nutella® labels you may notice icons representing each of the materials used. If your jar doesn’t display these icons, don’t worry, not all packaging has enough space to display them!
THE NUTELLA® JAR
The Nutella® jar is made with PET, a lightweight type of plastic. It is widely used to preserve the safety and quality of food and beverage products.
Explanation of abbreviations*: PET 1 means Polyethylene terephthalate
The Nutella® lid
The Nutella® jar’s lid is made with plastic specially designed to be used for food. It is recyclable and safe, with several characteristics that keep Nutella® in the best condition after opening.
Explanation of abbreviations*: PP5 means Polypropylene
The Nutella® disk
The disk inside the Nutella® jar lid is made from paper. When you open the jar for the first time, you can hear the characteristic 'clack' sound that ensures that the jar has never been opened before.
Explanation of abbreviations*: PAP 21 means paper
The Nutella® protective sealing film
The Nutella® jar’s protective sealing film preserves Nutella®'s taste, and is made from a material composed of paper and aluminium.
Explanation of abbreviations*: C/PAP 82 means composites (paper and cardboard/aluminium)
Nutella® continuously works to reduce its impact on the environment.
Nutella® cares not only for today's families but also for those that are yet to come. As part of Ferrero group, Nutella® is committed to evolve towards more sustainable solutions for all our packaging. We remain committed to designing 100% of our packaging to be reusable, recyclable or compostable. We are also committed to reducing the use of virgin plastic, and to boosting the uptake of recycled content in our plastic packaging.
Discover more on Ferrero's commitments for packaging and approach to protect the environment here.
Give your Nutella® jar a new life.
Let's see some up-cycling ideas!